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The government’s NHS reforms will mean a greater role than ever before for competition, markets and independent providers of healthcare. They will shift the NHS from a centrally managed system to a regulated industry, similar to the gas and telecoms sectors.
In the fourth round of the FA Cup Arsenal’s Theo Walcott went down a little easily under a challenge in the area from Leeds United’s Alex Bruce. The referee did not see fit to award a penalty nor did he issue a yellow card which would have been the appropriate course of action had he felt that the Arsenal winger had dived.
Games review roundup: Dead Space 2; Mario Sports Mix; Spare Parts; Mario vs. Donkey Kong Mini-Land Mayhem!
A weekly roundup of our bite-size games reviews, this week featuring sci-fi frights from Dead Space 2; sports with a twist with Mario Sports Mix; doing the robot in Spare Parts and an unleashing of clockwork Marios in Mario vs. Donkey Kong Mini-Land Mayhem!
Ireland are really struggling with injuries and may be worth laying for the RBS Six Nations Championship starting this weekend.
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The story of Jeremy Bamber, who is court this week hoping to prove that he has been imprisoned for over 25 years for crimes that he did not commit, is almost the polar opposite of the normal cases of miscarriage of justice.
Howard Jacobson, yesterday:
It’s been said that when Cameron lost Andy Coulson as his communications director he lost not only a skilled operator but a link to the concerns of the ordinary voter.
Cameron, as we know, was born on a cloud, suckled on unicorn milk, and kept apart from untitled men and women until he assumed [...]
After talking about our current Rough Fiction project for almost a year now the first draft has finally been written. “The Last of the Lake” is finished, for now. From the first meeting in a steam room and sauna with a waterproof notepad many late nights have passed. Obviously with less “gadgety” stationery but equally as [...]
The Iraq Inquiry is winding up. The last re-interviewees appear this week, ending with Jack Straw on Wednesday. Then we wait for the report, and the completely predictable reaction – “whitewash” – from the London-based liberal media and culturati when it fails to find that Tony Blair is a liar and a criminal.
That said, there [...]
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