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Good letter from Denis MacShane, who was in 2003 a Foreign Office minister, in The Independent today:
Nicholas Wood is being economical with history when he describes ex-President Chirac’s famous March 2003 interview in which he announced France would veto a second UN resolution on Iraq (letter, 27 January). Chirac made his statement not once but [...]
“It’s now 3 am in the morning in Egypt. Hundreds of political activists are being arrested from their homes at this moment in a very large scale operation. More reports that Police agents are pouring petrol in the streets of main squares to set them on fire during protest. Please act.”
Sony’s next generation portable entertainment system (codename: NGP) has just been announced, meaning that this year sees not one high profile console release but two.
UK rap music seems to be the talk of the town at the moment. With the success that Giggs has seen over the past couple of years, along with K Koke’s recent signing to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, UK rap might just be a genre of music to be reckoned with in the near future. Introducing Fem Fel, a south London-born lyricist who is currently making some major waves on the underground music scene. Known for his laid-back flow and thought-provoking lyrics, this artists’ name has now been placed high up in my ones to watch list for 2011.
I fear that blows will soon start to be thrown below the belt in the many ongoing legal battles involving the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), which organises the Golden Globes.
The latest public figure to be dragged unwittingly into one of the group’s disputes, I can reveal, is Britain’s very own Prince Charles (pictured). His [...]
Colchester v Peterborough, League One
Lay under 1.5 goals at 4.3 to one with Betfair
Tonight I’m getting with my favourite goals bet with my favourite team for delivering then, and that’s Peterborough, in my bid to make it a dozen winning main IBets in a row. The Posh have been tremendous value this season wherever they [...]
Rumours growing that George Osborne is going to cancel the planned 1p + inflation hike in fuel duty scheduled for April. Clever old George – again.
You never quite know in football but Arsenal will be hot favourites to beat Birmingham City in the Carling Cup final at Wembley.
There is such a gulf in class between the squads and the Blues are struggling to score goals from their strikers. But Alex McLeish, proving to be a very good manager, has created [...]
Ever wondered what happened to rugby league’s Lost Generation?
Garry Schofield, now in charge at Barrow after 13 years out of club coaching, made a telling point at the launch of the Northern Rail Cup.
In a nutshell, it is that the game cannot afford to lose players of his era, like Denis Betts, Daryl Powell, Shaun [...]
I’ve just seen that the Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou, has ruled out defaulting on or restructuring his country’s government debts, despite advice from prominent economists such as Ken Rogoff that Greece needs to do precisely that and to take a sabbatical from the euro.
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