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Caught & Social: A toast for Oscar, Notebook

Caught & Social: A toast for Oscar

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 1 March 2011 at 11:41 am

Today from <i>i</i>: Car design, it’s all in the concept, Notebook

Today from i: Car design, it’s all in the concept

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 1 March 2011 at 11:31 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Tuesday, 1 March 2011 at 11:13 am

Online House Hunter: Treading water, Property

Online House Hunter: Treading water

Another month, another batch of housing figures – with some surprising nuggets hidden among them

By | Property | Tuesday, 1 March 2011 at 9:35 am

Online House Hunter: Search tips, Property

Online House Hunter: Search tips

There’s more to searching that just hitting the ‘Go’ button. Our online house hunter explains how to search with finesse.

By | Property | Tuesday, 1 March 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Bet against teams struggling to score, Sport

iBet: Bet against teams struggling to score

Hamilton v Hibernian, Scottish Premiership
Lay Hamilton at 9/4 with Betfair
I like betting against teams that are really struggling to score as they are very unlikely to ‘take the game away’ from the one you are backing by going on a goal spree. That can certainly be applied to Scottish Premiership bottom [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 1 March 2011 at 1:00 am

Anorexia isn’t a choice. Recovery is., Notebook

Anorexia isn’t a choice. Recovery is.

I seem to spend half my life explaining and re-explaining to certain readers and regular commenters the fact that Anorexia, Bulimia and other Eating Disorders are not a choice. Not a lifestyle nor a diet-gone-too-far. Not a display of pure vanity nor a selfish act.
I don’t get bored of it. If something needs hammering home [...]

By | Notebook | Monday, 28 February 2011 at 10:59 pm

Why Labour should support free schools and GP commissioning, Eagle Eye

Why Labour should support free schools and GP commissioning

James Purnell confirms the cost to Labour of his departure from the Commons last year in an article in next month’s Prospect (subscription). He says he has been reading Hansard, the parliamentary record, to try to find out what Conservative plans to reform schools and the NHS actually are (as opposed to what columnists say [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 28 February 2011 at 10:45 pm

Censored: Natalie Portman’s Oscar frock horror, Arts

Censored: Natalie Portman’s Oscar frock horror

Perhaps the most entertaining moment at last night’s Oscars came when Best Actress Natalie Portman trooped backstage to discuss her success with the world’s assembled media.
A couple of minutes into the press conference, an enterprising reporter was handed the microphone. She proceeded to ask why Portman, who is paid a whopping salary to be the [...]

By | Arts, The Foreign Desk | Monday, 28 February 2011 at 7:16 pm

Are we about to see the death of the ‘top speed’ broadband ad?

Broadband suppliers have been urged to stop advertising “misleading” top connection speeds, which a consumer’s panel says the customer rarely gets. The group, which acts as an adviser to Ofcom, instead recommended that a “typical speed” be used in ads.

By | Notebook | Monday, 28 February 2011 at 6:50 pm

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