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Before we leave Nick Clegg’s interview with Matt Chorley on Sunday, a maths exam for you:
(a) “I spent months, much to the anguish of officials here, getting them to work up proposals on a graduate tax. There is no way you can work up proposals on a graduate tax which are either more workable [...]
Newcastle United’s decision to part company with Chris Hughton yesterday was a total travesty. He had been hugely successful in his two seasons at St. James’s Park, working miracles on a meager budget.
Wesley Sneijder, Inter Milan’s Dutch midfielder, who led his club to a historic treble and his country to the World Cup final, was excluded from the final three of the Ballon d’Or list. In a week where FIFA has made more enemies than ever before, this act comes as the final confirmation that football’s governing [...]
If Europe’s financial regulators failed to identify the parlous state of Ireland’s banks, what reason do we have to place any faith in their seal of approval for the rest of the continent’s banks?
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Champions League: Manchester Utd v Valencia
Lay Valencia at 4.8 to one
Manchester United have been outstanding in the Champions League this season. They are unbeaten in the competition and beat Valencia at the Mastalla on Matchday Two with a very professional 1-0 performance.
The Red Devils are rested after their Premiership fixture against Blackpool on Saturday was [...]
Crime and punishment has looked like one of the Coalition’s weak spots since the start, and Kenneth Clarke would have been specially vulnerable if Ed Miliband had not decided to try to out-liberal the Government on the issue.
Now Clarke is telling the BBC that he is ditching Tory election promise that anyone found carrying a [...]
Number 459 in the world-famous series is asked by the Daily Mail today.
Thanks to Torybear, aka Harry Cole.
As a bonus pedantry point, I think that Doctor Who does not take the contraction Dr. This is something that I discovered years ago in the steam age of Google, when searching for the short form.
Meanwhile, the great [...]
Did supporters of democracy in the 1830s refuse to push wholeheartedly for the Great Reform Act because it only extended the vote to four men in every 100?
“Top notch,” noted one ebullient Baggies fan following his side’s 3-1 win over Newcastle at the Hawthorns. The supporter was doubtless excited about a surreal stat and their star that continues to rise and shine.
It was West Brom’s first league victory over the Magpies since 1984, the year in which they won 2-1 in [...]
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