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Andrew Adonis, the former education and transport secretary, who now runs an impressive think tank called the Institute for Government is taking a trip to Birmingham tonight – with an uncomfortable message for Britain’s second city.
In a speech to businessmen he will describe how Birmingham is now in “crisis”. A version of what he’ll say [...]
Feisty 19 year old Kim Matthews (Felicity Jones) takes on the challenge of her life when she lands a job as a chalet girl in a glitzy ski resort in the Alps.
Japan’s unfolding nuclear disaster must surely lead to a complete re-think of India’s $175bn plans to build a new generation of nuclear power plants with technology from France, Russia and the US. It is inconceivable that India could begin to match Japan’s far from successful attempts, since last weekend’s earthquake and tsunami, to limit the [...]
A comedy which follows a 15-year old boy with two objectives: to lose his virginity to the girl of his dreams before his next birthday, and to stop his mother from leaving his father and hooking up with a new age mystic.
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No government, however wealthy, can be expected to prevent what rose to 10 metre tsunami waves smashing down on and fairly disintegrating articulated trucks to houses, schools and tragically people. And it was this new reality that I faced on arrival to Asahi city. Here the authorities estimate nearly 19,000 households have been affected by [...]
I’m a single parent father with a seven year old daughter and it’s been a struggle bringing her up on my own. We live on a very tight budget. We live in a one bedroom flat in Manchester and my daughter still sleeps in a cot because I can’t afford a new bed. We can’t afford to move to a bigger place.
“It certainly is the best tournament in the world that’s not a Slam, and it can be more enjoyable than some of the Slams.” Without stating the knock on the head obvious, that’s a rather big proclamation to make.
Downsizing is just one option to free up cash when you retire. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver investigates others.
Stan James Champion Hurdle, Cheltenham, 3.20pm
Back Peddlers Cross EW at 6-1, 0.5pts each way
I’ll be looking closely at the racing this week and while it’s always ultra competitive at Cheltenham, it’s a fantastic spectacle and you can get big prices on top quality horses. With favourite Binocular having to pull out of the Champion Hurdle [...]
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