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World of weather: the Open Air Laboratories network, Notebook

World of weather: the Open Air Laboratories network

If you are a fan of the great outdoors then you may be interested to hear about the Open Air Laboratories (Opal) network, an exciting new initiative for anyone with an interest in nature. Opal aims to create and inspire a new generation of nature lovers by getting people to explore, study, enjoy and protect [...]

By | Notebook | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 11:20 am

Today from <i>i</i>: The sisterhood of glamorous princesses, Notebook

Today from i: The sisterhood of glamorous princesses

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 11:10 am

Digital Digest, Notebook

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Notebook | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 11:03 am

Caught & Social: Rock legends are doing it for Stu, Notebook

Caught & Social: Rock legends are doing it for Stu

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 10:57 am

Online House Hunter: Here is the news…, Property

Online House Hunter: Here is the news…

The local newspaper can be a good friend when it comes to finding out about your potential new home. Our Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver reports.

By | Property | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Bet against Rangers on the road, Sport

iBet: Bet against Rangers on the road

PSV Eindhoven v Rangers, Europa League, tonight 6pm

Back PSV at 1.54 with Betfair
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 [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 1:00 am

He a culpa, Eagle Eye

He a culpa

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 [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 9:32 pm

Women are leading our struggle, but their role is often ignored, Notebook

Women are leading our struggle, but their role is often ignored

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 [...]

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 4:02 pm

A note on “Radicalization in the American Muslim community”, Notebook

A note on “Radicalization in the American Muslim community”

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, [...]

By | Notebook, The Foreign Desk | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 3:55 pm

In it for the long run: reasons to love running, Sport

In it for the long run: reasons to love running

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 [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 at 3:07 pm

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