During the Egyptian revolution, some of the most inspiring scenes to emerge from Tahrir Square were the scenes of solidarity between Muslims and the Coptic Christian minority. Egypt’s Copts were particularly discriminated against under Mubarak rule, so many hearts were warmed by images of Christians forming human barriers around Muslims as they lined up for [...]
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Manchester City V Dynamo Kiev, Europa League, tonight 6pm
Lay over 3.5 goals at 5/2 with Betfair
Man City need to attack after losing the first leg 2-0 against the Ukranians. They will probably win, but they have not looked like a side that can easily put teams who defend deeply away in recent [...]
I thought Ed Miliband did quite well at Prime Minister’s Questions because David Cameron seemed not to be answering his point about European competition law applying to the NHS. The Prime Minister seemed to think that it was enough (a) to point out that Labour’s manifesto, written by Miliband, supported competition in the NHS; and [...]
Last Wednesday I was dodging green traffic lights and wobbly paving stones at the start of the A1 on a typical urban run. But by Friday afternoon I was running up a hill in three inches of snow, enjoying crystal clear skies with only the odd deer or cairn to distract me.
This was because I’d [...]
We look at the England team and think what lies around the corner for them. Will they produce heroics and rebuild their confidence after morale-crushing defeats to Ireland and Bangladesh? Or will the fans be left with another bitter taste in their mouths as the tournament reaches a premature end?
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Age Of The Dragons starring Danny Glover and Vinnie Jones is an all-action re-telling of the classic story like never before. Captain Ahab (Glover) and his crew hunt the most feared creatures to have ever existed: dragons.
Michael Kim, host of ESPN America’s SportsCenter, previews the climax of the NCAA basketball year – “March Madness”
I wish I could say I was astonished, or even mildly surprised, by Barrow getting shot of Garry Schofield after just five matches in charge.
But when your chairman comes out in the local press describing you and your players as “over-paid and under-performing” the writing is on the wall before the stonemasons have properly finished [...]
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