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Last week, scores were killed in Gaza after renewed Israeli air strikes. Initial rumours of plans to launch an ‘Operation Scorching Summer’ seem to have been dispelled, although it was another bloody week for the battered yet resilient people of Gaza.
Those who were lucky enough to get their hands on tickets to the i party, were treated to an evening in front of the beautiful art which was on show at the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park. They also got to meet a few of the people who put the newspaper together every day, including [...]
Blackburn Rovers are very much involved in a scrap for survival, having not won any of their last eight Premier League matches, since beating West Brom 2-0 on 23 January.
Mark Cueto, the Sale Sharks and England wing, recently appeared before a Rugby Football Union (RFU) disciplinary tribunal in Liverpool on a charge of making contact with the eye region following a clash with Northampton Saints lock Christian Day. Cueto pleaded guilty to the offence and received an 18-week ban.
After an appearance earlier [...]
Has the series of Questions to Which the Answer is No jumped the shark? That’s number 577, and the specimen above, from the Telegraph blogs, is 578.
I do not care that the Daily Mail has realised that I was making fun of it and is therefore manufacturing QTWTAINs solely for the purpose of seeing them [...]
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Ahead of the behemoth Basement Battle at Deepdale tomorrow, managers of Preston and Sheffield United were in different schools of thought – and Preston’s was studying and speaking with far more intensity.
“It is the game of the season,” stressed Phil Brown, head coach of second-bottom North End who are clearly up for the game against [...]
Can you spot the fact from the fiction in our round-up of housing myths? Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver helps dispel a few common myths
Everton v Blackburn, Premier League, Saturday 3pm
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Everton have coped extremely well with a host of injuries to key players, which shows the spirit in the camp and illustrates that they believe in their manager. They actually top the eight-match Premiership form table with five wins, two [...]
“I stuffed their mouths with gold.”
Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the National Health Service,* explained at a private dinner circa 1956 how he had secured the doctors’ consent for the 1948 settlement. It was a remark made public by Professor Brian Abel-Smith only in 1964. (Nicholas Timmins, The Five Giants, p115.)
Unfortunately, the British Medical Association, one of [...]
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