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The soap opera that is English football, Sport

The soap opera that is English football

Oh how the English love a good struggle and a debate! Hats off to the media and all those involved in English football for keeping us interested in what was admittedly a wasted week of international football.
John Terry. Bless him! If not for him, papers wouldn’t have sold as much. Fabio Capello – he deserves [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 12:30 pm

In it for the long run: why rock stars don’t run marathons, Sport

In it for the long run: why rock stars don’t run marathons

I was having dinner with friends a month or so ago, enjoying a glass of red wine with my meal, when one of them said ‘so you’re still drinking then?’
Now I’ll be honest, it hadn’t crossed my mind to stop. I’d obviously avoided drinking to excess as there are few things as awful as running [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 11:59 am

Caught & Social: Gloves are off for ‘Punch’ premiere, Notebook

Caught & Social: Gloves are off for ‘Punch’ premiere

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 11:31 am

Today from <i>i</i>: You’re fired!, Notebook

Today from i: You’re fired!

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 11:15 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 11:07 am

The enemy we don’t know…, The Foreign Desk

The enemy we don’t know…

On Tuesday, Foreign Ministers and political leaders met for the London Conference on Libya.  No-one raised the question of why a discussion on Libya should be held in the United Kingdom, a former colonial power of the Arab world.
“But we have the support of the Arab League!” the war mongerers in Downing Street proclaim, as [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 10:24 am

Online House Hunter: Under Starter’s Orders, Property

Online House Hunter: Under Starter’s Orders

First-time buyers may have to wait to join the government’s First Buy scheme but the property industry is already under starter’s orders

By | Property | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 7:00 am

Motorcycle Diaries – Suzuki GSXR 600 2011 Review, Notebook

Motorcycle Diaries – Suzuki GSXR 600 2011 Review

So I got my hands on the Suzuki GSXR600, and Kwakker ZX6R for two weeks, two of the best machines around if you ask me, see what I thought of the all new GSXR below!

By | Notebook | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 6:00 am

iBet: Tottenham should have too much for Wigan, Sport

iBet: Tottenham should have too much for Wigan

Wigan v Tottenham, Premier League, Saturday 3pm

Lay Wigan at 2.25 to one with Betfair
Not much to go at tonight and a good chance to look at the weekend’s football, with the Premier League back in action following all the recent internationals, and one bet jumps out at me off the coupon. Wigan have only won [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 12:01 am

The Interrogative Mood, Eagle Eye

The Interrogative Mood

Time for a Questions to Which the Answer is No special.
I have been reading The Interrogative Mood: A Novel? by Padgett Powell, recommended to me by a reader, which consists entirely of questions.
The first is:
Are your emotions pure?
It proceeds, mostly haphazardly, with occasional sustained sequences of linked questions, all of which belong to a characteristic [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 30 March 2011 at 10:26 pm

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