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Today from <i>i</i>: Animal break-out, Notebook

Today from i: Animal break-out

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 11:04 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 10:56 am

Online House Hunter: Lords of the manor, Property

Online House Hunter: Lords of the manor

Don’t just buy a house – become a Lord or Lady of the manor at the same time. Our Online House Hunter, Lord Alan Cleaver of Kensington, explains what it really means.

By | Property | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Belgium are an improving side, Sport

iBet: Belgium are an improving side

Belgium v Azerbaijan, Euro 2012 Qualifiers
Lay under 1.5 goals at 4.2 to one with Betfair
Those of you who took my advice to lay Austria at home to Belgium at the weekend made a nice profit with Belgium coming out comprehensive 2-0 winners. As I said at the time, in my opinion Belgium [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 1:00 am

British action in Libya (still) unpopular, Eagle Eye

British action in Libya (still) unpopular

I thought the difference between ComRes, showing public opinion against British military action in Libya, and YouGov, showing support, was down to timing. ComRes’s survey for ITV News was carried out just before and just after the planes went in on 19 March. YouGov’s surveys have been carried out wholly afterwards.
But ComRes continued (on Friday) [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 28 March 2011 at 10:00 pm

British Beer Video Blog, Notebook

British Beer Video Blog

Filmed at the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) annual conference, in this episode, we feature some of the new wave of young brewers of British cask-conditioned beer, Peter Amor interviews SIBA CEO Julian Grocock about the health of British Brewing and Pete Brown reviews their Champion British Beers of 2011.

By | Notebook | Monday, 28 March 2011 at 3:28 pm

Burial: The elusive pioneer returns, Music

Burial: The elusive pioneer returns

Burial fans will today be able to get their hands on his first full release in four years. The title track of the EP, Street Halo, is accompanied by two other new releases, NYC and Stolen Dog. While the reaction to last week’s release of his collaboration with Four Tet and Thom Yorke was mixed, [...]

By | Music | Monday, 28 March 2011 at 3:20 pm

“Obama is Awesome”: the transcript, Eagle Eye

“Obama is Awesome”: the transcript

Can’t seem to update my blog on the “Obama is Awesome” video without losing the embed code.
One of my friends, who took a reasonable view in opposition to British participation in the Iraq invasion, didn’t appreciate it. “A crude caricature of a small portion of the anti-war majority in the US, mixed with some of [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 28 March 2011 at 2:54 pm

iBet: England the invincibles, Sport

iBet: England the invincibles

Back England to go through the campaign unbeaten, Euro 2012 Qualification
4-6 with Bet 365
Not much to go at Monday night and a good time to look for some long term value. England were mighty impressive in winning us a few quid on Saturday and the price of 4-6 available with Bet365 for them to go [...]

By | Sport | Monday, 28 March 2011 at 12:55 pm

Lost in Translation: The Peddling of Party Politics, Notebook

Lost in Translation: The Peddling of Party Politics

While pondering the philosophical and social turbulence that defined his generation Pulitzer prize winner Robert Frost famously said: “Poetry is what gets lost in translation”. He was talking, of course, about subtlety, about the ability to infer a suggestion that goes beyond the bullish rhetoric that surrounded him and gave raise to European fascism.
Sitting here now, [...]

By | Notebook | Monday, 28 March 2011 at 11:41 am

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