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Dissolving through direct action, Notebook

Dissolving through direct action

Yesterday, Egypt’s State Security Investigation Service, or the “SS” as it has been locally named, was dissolved, as announced by Interior Minister Mansour al-Issawi.  This comes just a week after Egyptian activists demonstrated at State Security buildings across Alexandria and Cairo, including its headquarters in Nasr City, in the north of Cairo, which was occupied [...]

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 11:09 am

Today from <i>i</i>: bands on the rerun, Notebook

Today from i: bands on the rerun

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 10:36 am

World of weather, Notebook

World of weather

The daily weather update from i

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 10:34 am

Online House Hunter: Help for first-timers, Property

Online House Hunter: Help for first-timers

That rare species the first-time buyer is being encouraged to join the property market by a new scheme. Our Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver explains…

By | Property | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 10:29 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 10:11 am

Online House Hunter: New Homes, Property

Online House Hunter: New Homes

NEW homes have come under criticism from housing minister Grant Shapps.
He has called on architects and housebuilders to “think outside the identikit Legoland box” and make sure their new developments “reflect the identity of the local area”.
His remarks – in a letter to the Design Council – brought a robust defence from house builders including [...]

By | Property | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Real Madrid have a tight defence at the Bernabeu, Sport

iBet: Real Madrid have a tight defence at the Bernabeu

Real Madrid v Lyon, Champions League, tonight 7.45pm
Back Real Madrid to win to nil at 11/8 with Betfair
Lyon held Real to a 1-1 draw in the first leg but Madrid have been flawless at home this season, winning all 14 league games with a goal difference of plus 40. They also have the best home [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 1:00 am

Limitless: Exclusive Gala Premiere, Film

Limitless: Exclusive Gala Premiere

Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro star in Limitless, a paranoia-fueled action thriller.

By | Film | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 5:18 pm

MovieWatch – Exclusive: Out This Week 16-03-11, Film

MovieWatch – Exclusive: Out This Week 16-03-11

Get comfortable because we’re about to take you on an Exclusive tour of the biggest movie hitting up your multiplex this week with the MovieWatch

By | Film | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 5:10 pm

The forgotten children of Tahrir Square, Notebook

The forgotten children of Tahrir Square

The police are back on street corners, guns slung over their shoulders.  They were forced out during the revolution, but have been instructed to return to duties. Children clothed in dirty t-shirts and sandals sell packets of tissue paper out of cardboard boxes.  A man who can’t walk drags himself across the pavement past a [...]

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 2:33 pm

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