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Cricket World Cup: St Paddy’s day has come early…, Sport

Cricket World Cup: St Paddy’s day has come early…

When you think of Ireland, you think of rugby, Guinness, rolling countryside and pots of gold, but cricket? England will be fuming at the, once again, lazy performance in the field, but the men from the Emerald Isle will not mind a touch.

By | Sport | Thursday, 3 March 2011 at 2:03 pm

The O2 welcomes the New Jersey Nets, a team with big ambitions, Sport

The O2 welcomes the New Jersey Nets, a team with big ambitions

Michael Kim, host of ESPN America’s SportsCenter, looks at the NBA teams playing this weekend at the O2 Arena in the league’s first regular season games in Europe

By | Sport | Thursday, 3 March 2011 at 12:45 pm

The Swiss are stricter on the banks than us, Eagle Eye

The Swiss are stricter on the banks than us

UBS and Credit Suisse will have to hold low-risk reserves equal to 10 per cent of their total risky assets, plus 9 per cent of their debt in convertible bonds (debt that converts to equity in crisis). This is considerably tougher than the Basel III capital requirements agreed last year by the world’s central banks and regulators, which only requires banks to hold 7 per cent of their risky assets in capital.

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 3 March 2011 at 11:28 am

World of weather: Towering termite mounds, Notebook

World of weather: Towering termite mounds

Towering termite mounds are one of the spectacular sights in Savannah grasslands of Africa but just how much do these mounds tell us about annual rainfall patterns? Scientists from Carnegie Institution’s Department of Global Ecology have founda relationship between termite mounds and the hydrology and soil conditions.
Termites play a critical role in the ecosystem of [...]

By | Notebook | Thursday, 3 March 2011 at 11:23 am

Caught & Social: Meet Willow, the next Smith star, Notebook

Caught & Social: Meet Willow, the next Smith star

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 3 March 2011 at 11:07 am

Today from <i>i</i>: It’s a dog’s life, Notebook

Today from i: It’s a dog’s life

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Thursday, 3 March 2011 at 10:46 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Thursday, 3 March 2011 at 10:40 am

Online House Hunter: A glimpse of the future?, Property

Online House Hunter: A glimpse of the future?

What does the future hold for online house hunting? Alan Cleaver reveals one possible future…

By | Property | Thursday, 3 March 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Real Madrid’s defensive record is solid, Sport

iBet: Real Madrid’s defensive record is solid

Real Madrid v Malaga, Spanish La Liga, tonight 9pm
Back Real Madrid to keep a clean sheet at even money with Betfair
Not much football to go at tonight but there are a couple of interesting games in Spain, and there may be a value bet at Real Madrid. Real have the best home [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 3 March 2011 at 1:00 am

The definition of hypocrisy, Notebook

The definition of hypocrisy

Arming both sides of a conflict must be a tactic David Cameron learnt from Gaddafi himself; we have been quite happily selling weapons to the Gaddafi regime until now, but now Cameron wants to “arm Libyan rebels”.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 2 March 2011 at 5:57 pm

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