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iBet: Dynamo Kiev will park the bus at Manchester City, Sport

iBet: Dynamo Kiev will park the bus at Manchester City

Manchester City V Dynamo Kiev, Europa League, tonight 6pm

Lay over 3.5 goals at 5/2 with Betfair
Man City need to attack after losing the first leg 2-0 against the Ukranians. They will probably win, but they have not looked like a side that can easily put teams who defend deeply away in recent [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 17 March 2011 at 1:00 am

“Son of Roadblock”, Eagle Eye

“Son of Roadblock”

I thought Ed Miliband did quite well at Prime Minister’s Questions because David Cameron seemed not to be answering his point about European competition law applying to the NHS. The Prime Minister seemed to think that it was enough (a) to point out that Labour’s manifesto, written by Miliband, supported competition in the NHS; and [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 4:47 pm

In it for the long run: head to the hills, Sport

In it for the long run: head to the hills

Last Wednesday I was dodging green traffic lights and wobbly paving stones at the start of the A1 on a typical urban run. But by Friday afternoon I was running up a hill in three inches of snow, enjoying crystal clear skies with only the odd deer or cairn to distract me.
This was because I’d [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 4:28 pm

England’s World Cup struggles: Pitches or players?, Sport

England’s World Cup struggles: Pitches or players?

We look at the England team and think what lies around the corner for them. Will they produce heroics and rebuild their confidence after morale-crushing defeats to Ireland and Bangladesh? Or will the fans be left with another bitter taste in their mouths as the tournament reaches a premature end?

By | Sport | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 2:12 pm

Caught & Social: Happy birthday to <i>i</i>, Notebook

Caught & Social: Happy birthday to i

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 2:02 pm

Age Of The Dragons – DVD Trailer, Film

Age Of The Dragons – DVD Trailer

Age Of The Dragons starring Danny Glover and Vinnie Jones is an all-action re-telling of the classic story like never before. Captain Ahab (Glover) and his crew hunt the most feared creatures to have ever existed: dragons.

By | Film | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 1:37 pm

‘March Madness’ and the lure of college sports, Sport

‘March Madness’ and the lure of college sports

Michael Kim, host of ESPN America’s SportsCenter, previews the climax of the NCAA basketball year – “March Madness”

By | Sport | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 12:49 pm

Rugby League: The writing was on the wall for Garry Schofield, Sport

Rugby League: The writing was on the wall for Garry Schofield

I wish I could say I was astonished, or even mildly surprised, by Barrow getting shot of Garry Schofield after just five matches in charge.
But when your chairman comes out in the local press describing you and your players as “over-paid and under-performing” the writing is on the wall before the stonemasons have properly finished [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 12:33 pm

Yeah But No But Yeah to AV, Eagle Eye

Yeah But No But Yeah to AV

Paul Kenny, general secretary of the GMB union and a leading opponent of the Alternative Vote, got himself into an entertaining tangle on the Today programme this morning. It was put to him that the Labour Party uses AV for its internal elections, including the one that gave him his party back under the leadership [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 at 11:14 am

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

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