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For those in London, there’s a movie being screened tonight that I’d recommend for anyone interested in Cambodia, the struggle to bring justice to a nation wracked by brutal violence or simply has a passion for excellent and innovative documentary film-making.
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Games review roundup: Disney Epic Mickey; Who’s That Flying?!; Raving Rabbids Travel In Time; Apache: Air Assault
A weekly roundup of our bite-size games reviews, this week featuring a return to videogames for the most famous mouse on the planet in Disney Epic Mickey; a return to old-school shoot-em-ups in Who’s That Flying?!; multiplayer mayhem from Raving Rabbids Travel In Time and helicopters on a console in Apache: Air Assault.
The government sells its principals up the river on what is now, seemingly, a daily basis, but the worlds news outlets should not be paying for the raft. We do not require the approval of the Pentagon to put pressure on the application of civil rights and we do not require a simple majority to decide what side of the coin to choose.
If we are talking about corners of foreign fields being forever English then this week you can look no further than south-east Asia where 37.5% of teams participating in the AFF Suzuki Cup, the biennial tournament for the region, are led by Englishmen.
The Manchester City squad is bulging at the seams with expensively acquired footballers and January departures appear inevitable.
After a week of Carling and Europa Cup games when you don’t know what kind of team the managers are going to pick, we are back to the real deal on Saturday and we can up the stakes.
Russia has won the right to host the 2018 World Cup.
In doing so they beat Spain/Portugal, Netherlands/Belgium, and most significantly for Three Lions fans, England.
We want to hear your thoughts on the decision of the Fifa executive committee. Leave your comments below…
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Let’s be scientific about this and base it on the evidence. Below is what we shall call ‘Exhibit A’, demonstrating the abilities of Manchester United’s winger Nani, courtesy of #5. Below that is ‘Exhibit B’, showing O’Shea. You make up your mind who’s best…
Nearly a year on, the BBC Trust has still failed to rule on Stan Rosenthal’s appeal against the way in which the Corporation grudgingly, belatedly and wrongly tried to excuse its error in reporting Sir Christopher Meyer’’s evidence to the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq war.
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