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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 [...]
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
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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
DELHI: India is tonight noisily celebrating its victory an hour or two ago over Pakistan in the semi-finals of the cricket World Cup.
As soon as the match finished, the sky around my central Delhi flat was full of flashes and blasts from fireworks and young people began driving around cheering on motor bikes. Others danced in the [...]
Each week, I’ll be posting an update on developments in the field of digital publishing, particularly from a newspaper perspective, and mentioning developments from The Independent digital team.
In tracing the origins of David Cameron’s hostility towards Ed Balls, I couldn’t dredge my profile of the shadow chancellor – he was then Children’s Secretary – for GQ, March 2009, from the internet. So I reproduce it here, because it includes the bit about Balls taking the fourth highest First in Philosophy, Politics and [...]
Now that Fabio Capello’s ‘B’ team have faced Ghana at Wembley, attention in English football returns to the enthralling Premier League races for the title, for European qualification, and to avoid the drop.
Just 82 Premier League games remain to be played this season, and it’s great fun trying to predict the [...]
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