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The third leader in The Times this morning begins thus:
William Blake’s Jerusalem is a series of great historical questions to each of which the answer is “no”.
Well, I’m not sure about “those feet in ancient time”, because there is a bit of poetic ambiguity about whose feet they are, but the second question is [...]
The Independent has always historically been strong advocates of tuition fees. But, according to my research, we’ve never taken a firm oppositional stance on a graduate tax.
Kinect – for anyone not in the know – is Microsoft’s answer to the Wii, a peripheral which plugs into your existing Xbox 360 to enable you to control games with just the wave of a hand.
Alastair Campbell repeated in yesterday’s Financial Times his dictum that, at least for most people in the public eye, “life is on the record”, and that it is difficult for the famous Chatham House rule to survive in a world with Twitter and Facebook. The Guardian reports that Keith Burnet, the communications [...]
It’s that time of the week again when we gather around the computer in excitement at the publication of the league table of top blog posts from the last seven days. Hold onto your hats…
This is cool – an American art student and cyclist built a small, round velodrome inside a library for his final project for his degree in fine art.
It’s beautifully crafted in timber and looks like a lot of fun to ride but now it needs a new home or it’ll be turned into matchsticks, or something, [...]
By Simon Usborne | | Thursday, 15 July 2010 at 11:22 am
There is sadness for people who, like me, have in recent years enjoyed the occasional spectacle of America getting its collective knickers in a twist over, say, Bono saying a rude word at an awards ceremony, or Janet Jackson displaying half a bejewelled nipple (see above) for a fraction of a second on live TV .
David Cameron at Prime Minister’s Questions today said the Labour leadership election “basically involves sucking up to the trade unions”, playing into the prevailing view of it as an exercise in telling the Labour Party what it wants to hear.
This is not true of one candidate. David Miliband has not joined the herd rushing from [...]
UPDATE: Independent staff awake enough to notice this morning arrived on Derry Street, our home in Kensington, to find a gleaming new docking station ready for launch. One colleague previously too terrified to ride in London is already planning to finish her tube journey to work early so she can cycle through Hyde Park, which [...]
By Simon Usborne | | Wednesday, 14 July 2010 at 4:57 pm
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