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Renewable energy, especially wind power, has been a hot topic over recent years. The relevant technology is developing fast and the introduction of large-scale wind farms is a key part of that growth. As more of these farms are built, it is vital to know how the energy produced is affected by climate variations, both [...]
For the 2.5 million of us who are currently out of work, there always awaits the enervating task of recompiling one’s CV for critical view.
It leaves many, including myself, feeling more than a little deflated, having to reduce your life’s work into two pages of A4 text. In this time of uncertainty, one often has [...]
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When I heard that Felicia “Snoop” Pearson, an actress from The Wire, had been arrested in a massive drug sting, I emailed David Simon, the creator of the TV series and the man who plucked her from obscurity, on the off chance he felt like commenting on the affair for today’s Indy.
He replied, half an [...]
Wales v Ireland, Six Nations Championship, Saturday 5pm
Lay Ireland at 5/4 with Betfair
Wales have put a bad 2010 behind them with impressive wins in Scotland and Italy and there was no disgrace in beating beaten by England by seven points last time out. They are a normally strong at the Millennium Stadium and indeed that [...]
The madness, the madness. I thought this Question to Which the Answer is No was just Mike Smithson, under the illusion that every headline on his Political Betting posts has to qualify for my series. But no, he was merely repeating number 530, asked in all swivel-eyed seriousness by Owen Jones at Liberal Conspiracy (no, [...]
Another ‘million person march’ happened in an Arab state earlier this week. Headline news, you might think. At least on Al Jazeera? Whilst the media continue to focus exclusively on events in Libya, the huge march in the south of Yemen was ignored.
The Qatari-based news channel has played an intriguing role throughout the recent wave [...]
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