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English football has become hugely popular around the world. You only have to visit a Premier League football ground to realise what a draw the excitement and atmosphere of our native game is for tourists. This is the league that welcomes players from all corners of the globe, and now supporters too.
And while many go [...]
The Bank of England did not share Mr Diamond’s relaxed attitude to the moral hazard of too-big-to-fail banking in its most recent Financial Stability Report and provided some evidence to explain its concern.
Joe Hart’s performances this season were becoming alarming. It appeared that we had an England keeper who could make stunning saves, hold on to the ball, shout commands at his defenders (and we do love it when a keeper is commanding) and on top of all that, manage not to make a ridiculous mistake.
It was [...]
Gerard Houllier is a surprise appointment for Aston Villa. He has been away from English football for six years. Liverpool was his last Premier League job, actually his only one.
Like his successor Rafa Benetiz he started well with a Cup treble (although not the European Champions League), [...]
Assuming we all agree – and I think we should, or else we’ll be here all day – that football is the world’s most exciting game (my disillusionment is with its culture, not with the spectacle itself), then I think it’s fair to say that the Uefa Champions League is the world’s finest sporting tournament.
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Angelina Jolie – love her or hate her – has been splashed across headlines again, pictured wearing a dark veil on her recent visit to Pakistan to meet with the president and view for herself the widespread devastation caused by floods.
Ed Balls was interviewed on Friday by my good colleague Matt Chorley for today’s Independent on Sunday. Apart from the bit where he said he had not just arrived from Mars, which I do not think he meant as an insult to the Milibands, I was most interested in his criticism of Gordon Brown for [...]
Dancing, singing, food and sequins: India certainly knows how to throw a street party.
Frank Field is and always will be one of the Heroes of the People. Tony Blair is unnecessarily rude about him in A Journey, saying: “His thoughts were not so much unthinkable as unfathomable.”
But his thoughts about cutting the length of school summer holidays on the front page of today’s Times (pay wall) are not [...]
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