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PSV are the top scorers in the top Dutch division with 69 goals in 26 games, which is 13 more than anyone else. Their games are averaging over 3.5 goals apiece and in their home games they have a goals difference of plus [...]
You have missed your chance. The consultation on the draft Cabinet Manual (pdf), “a users’ guide to governing Britain”, closed yesterday. Sue Cameron, one of many reasons why the Financial Times is such a good newspaper, reports that Gus O’Donnell, the Cabinet Secretary (right), who drew it up, has apologised for a terrible error:
One critic said [...]
Yesterday marked International Women’s Day, a day of celebration of women’s contributions throughout history. Women have always been at the forefront of revolutionary movements, from Elaine Brown, who led the Black Panther Party from 1974 to 1977, to Leila Khaled, a leading member of the Palestinian freedom struggle.
Why are our women so often ignored? In [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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