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A note on “Radicalization in the American Muslim community”, Notebook

A note on “Radicalization in the American Muslim community”

Religious extremism is not new. For centuries the once ‘traditionalist’, and now ‘fundamentalist’, subscribers to the major mono-theistic doctrines have fought human progress with the most callously barbaric tools of violence and oppression available. The problem is innate, buried deep in divine warrants for murder, rape and slavery found in the Bible, Torah and Qu’ran, [...]

By | Notebook, The Foreign Desk | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 3:55 pm

In it for the long run: reasons to love running, Sport

In it for the long run: reasons to love running

There are times in the final stretches of marathon training when one’s love of running is seriously put to the test. As the miles increase but the final goal of 26.2 miles still seems a distant dream, the cold rain is lashing and the legs are aching, it’s inevitable there will be moments when you [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 3:07 pm

World of weather: setting records, Notebook

World of weather: setting records

They often say football is a game of two halves. You could say the same of the weather during this winter when we look at temperatures, precipitation and the amount of sunshine.
December last year was exceptionally cold– the coldest on record. In contrast, temperatures in February were well above average; in fact it was the [...]

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 1:43 pm

Caught & Social: Lily on the fast track to glamour, Notebook

Caught & Social: Lily on the fast track to glamour

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 1:38 pm

Today from <i>i</i>: Nosing around, Notebook

Today from i: Nosing around

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 1:26 pm

Digital Digest, Notebook

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 1:05 pm

Rugby League: Hull KR’s best ever signings, Sport

Rugby League: Hull KR’s best ever signings

So, welcome to Super League, Willie Mason…
You’ll be good copy. You already have been. You’ve already put bums on seats with fans paying to listen to you at a press conference!
You will put bums on seats at matches, home and away, and you’re probably the only forward in the game of whom that could be [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 12:55 pm

So where was the Foreign Secretary?, Eagle Eye

So where was the Foreign Secretary?

Amid the assembled ranks of the Cabinet in the Commons for PMQs today – there was one notable exception: Foreign Secretary William Hague.
Normally if a subject within a minister’s brief is likely to be brought up at PMQs he or she will be there at the Prime Minister’s side – especially if that subject is [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 12:52 pm

What fair access really means, Notebook

What fair access really means

This is nothing if not a radical government. In just 300 days it has transformed the landscape of Higher Education, trebling fees, slashing funding for the arts and ending the historic partnership between the state, the university and the student. This week’s letter from the Office for Fair Access to Universities is another moment on [...]

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 12:28 pm

Why grassroots feminism has its voice on the urban underground, Notebook

Why grassroots feminism has its voice on the urban underground

This week saw the centenary of International Women’s day – a day to document the development of the female experience focusing on both what we’ve achieved, and how far we have yet to achieve. This is a time to focus our gaze inwards to look at the state of young women now. So is [...]

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 10:14 am

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