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Must watch: A completely original penalty kick, Sport

Must watch: A completely original penalty kick

Smash it down the middle, place it in the bottom corner, a delicate chip; there are many ways to take a penalty – but we’ve never seen one quite like this…

By | Sport | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 5:51 pm

Pick up your National Arts Pass…, Arts

Pick up your National Arts Pass…

A National Art Pass has been launched by art charity The Art Fund in a bid to finance new acquisitions for galleries and museums nationwide.
The pass, which costs £35 for adults, gives users half-price entry to exhibitions at the country’s best-known institutions, including the British Museum, Tate Modern and National Gallery of Scotland.
The Fund, which [...]

By | Arts | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 4:16 pm

Social Mobility is Not Allowed, Eagle Eye

Social Mobility is Not Allowed

If I ever revive the  Banned List – and I am on the cusp – one of the first phrases to go on it will be social mobility. Nick Clegg last week made a speech and published a document on the subject. Faisal Islam at Channel 4 News summed up the Government’s new “strategy” thus:
1. Rename [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 3:50 pm

The Listening Post: Hackers, identity crises and Google’s Panda diplomacy, Notebook

The Listening Post: Hackers, identity crises and Google’s Panda diplomacy

This week’s update from the world of digital newsgathering and the place to let us know your thoughts on The Independent and i’s digital operations.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 3:33 pm

Rugby League: Catalan Dragons’ improvement represents shift in Super League, Sport

Rugby League: Catalan Dragons’ improvement represents shift in Super League

The Catalan Dragons’ last couple of results really do represent the biggest shift in Super League so far this season.
To fly over and beat Warrington was one thing; to stay here, eating our funny food and listening to our strange accents, for five days and then beat Wigan was something else again.
Those who know his [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 12:58 pm

Caught & Social: I could Scream – it’s my ex, Notebook

Caught & Social: I could Scream – it’s my ex

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 11:40 am

Today from <i>i</i>: Young explorers of the world, Notebook

Today from i: Young explorers of the world

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 11:28 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 11:23 am

Beer: The rise of the hop, Notebook

Beer: The rise of the hop

Plenty of people think it hopelessly pretentious to take any interest in the quality of what you drink. A friend was recently in a pub when he was accosted by a fellow punter whilst having a look to see what was on the handpumps. ‘What does it matter?’ he was asked. ‘It’s all beer, isn’t [...]

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 10:18 am

Online House Hunter: Buying to let, Property

Online House Hunter: Buying to let

There are signs of growth once more in the buy-to-let market. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver explores the options.

By | Property | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 7:00 am

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