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Caught & Social: Ricky does a runner, Notebook

Caught & Social: Ricky does a runner

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 26 April 2011 at 3:13 pm

Today from <i>i</i>: Unwelcome guests, Notebook

Today from i: Unwelcome guests

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 26 April 2011 at 3:09 pm

Rugby League: A great Easter weekend of games, Sport

Rugby League: A great Easter weekend of games

I’m not sure I’ve ever seen a better Easter of games than this one.
Alright, the Bradford-Leeds game was more a case of drama than sheer quality, but that’s the sort of teams they are at the moment.
I watched the Hull derby in a pub in Wigan. Thanks to the people who hutched up for me. [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 26 April 2011 at 3:07 pm

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

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By | Digital Digest | Tuesday, 26 April 2011 at 3:04 pm

An Unenthusiast Writes: AV, I suppose, Battle of Ideas

An Unenthusiast Writes: AV, I suppose

If there were an Oh-God-I-Suppose-So-2AV I think I might join, because civic duty will drag me to a polling station on 5 May, where I will have to summon the motivation to vote for one alternative or the other.
It is a dire state of affairs that our first national referendum in 36 years could flounder in [...]

By | Battle of Ideas, McSmith | Tuesday, 26 April 2011 at 3:00 pm

Rusko: “I want tunes to sound big without having to go ‘RRRRRRRRR’, Music

Rusko: “I want tunes to sound big without having to go ‘RRRRRRRRR’

The journey for 26-year-old Chris Mercer, better known to you as Rusko, has been meteoric.
In the short space of five years, the Leeds born producer has gone from creating seminal dubstep anthems to demos for Britney Spears and having the opportunity to have studio sessions with R&B superstar Rihanna.
Last summer, he released his highly anticipated [...]

By | Music | Tuesday, 26 April 2011 at 1:16 pm

Patriotism, The Flag and The Royal Wedding, Notebook

Patriotism, The Flag and The Royal Wedding

As we stagger towards the nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton, bloated with Victoria Sponge and groaning under the weight of accumulated tourist-trapping tat, it seems ‘British pride’ and patriotism is all but unavoidable. Thousands of people are being swept up into the fairytales of a bygone era, supported in their delusion by miles [...]

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 26 April 2011 at 12:26 pm

Premier League review: Phenomenal Ferguson closes in on monumental league title, Sport

Premier League review: Phenomenal Ferguson closes in on monumental league title

Following their fruitful bank holiday Manchester United can now see the bank of glory, for another title is nearly in the grasp of Sir Alex Ferguson, the master motivator drooling with drive. It’s not known if the great Scot enjoys the odd Easter egg hunt, but he certainly loves a trophy hunt.
Victory over Chelsea on [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 26 April 2011 at 12:15 pm

iBet: Man United have an away game strategy, Sport

iBet: Man United have an away game strategy

Schalke v Manchester United, Champions League, tonight 7.45pm

Lay over 3.5 goals at 3.8 to one with Betfair
Man Utd have had a clear strategy for their Champions League away ties this season and that’s been to keep things tight and get the job done at Old Trafford. Their scores in the competition away from home read [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 26 April 2011 at 12:12 pm

Are we all going to die next Wednesday?, Eagle Eye

Are we all going to die next Wednesday?

Returning to the internet after the Easter weekend in the real world (Banned List number 76), I discover a cornucopia of Questions to Which the Answer is No.
Number 597, above, was asked by the Daily Mail’s Rentoul-baiting factory on Saturday, so the Wednesday to which it refers is tomorrow.
Today, the factory has a much friendlier [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 26 April 2011 at 11:31 am

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