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I had a rather wry smile on my face last year when the UEFA Champions League semi-finals commenced as for the first time since 2003 there was no English representation in the last four of Europe’ premier competition.
Today we profile not at one key British developer but two: brothers Philip and Andew Oliver. David Crookes looks back at their eggs-citing career.
You can buy your own Dragon’s Den – our Online House Hunter shows even exclusive areas have their affordable streets.
Benfica v Stuttgart, Europa League
Back Benfica at 4/7
Benfica have a proud European tradition and a fine home record – they have won nine of their ten games at home this season, their only defeat being the first game of the season. They are in quite amazing form really, having won their last 13 games in [...]
Garry Kasparov has written an engrossing article about computers and chess in the New York Review of Books. Nominally a review of a book, of which Kasparov evidently has a low opinion, it is a wonderfully articulate meditation on his experience of being the best chess-player in the world at the very time when computers [...]
The Cardiff weekend was a success, for my money… just about.
I thought we might have trouble attracting fans for a winter break in South Wales, but the numbers were the second-best for the event in its two settings, beaten only by Cardiff in 2008.
The atmosphere was a little strange in the stadium at times, but [...]
India’s prime minister, Manmohan Singh, has today sadly displayed how weak he is in dealing with corruption at all levels of his coalition government. In a one-hour televised press conference with tv news channel editors, he admitted that he could not control all his ministers, and indirectly appealed to the media not to play up the many corruption scandals that are now being unearthed across the country.
In profiling some of the top British developers of all time, one man could never be left out. David Crookes talks to David Braben about the production of the 3D classic, Elite.
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