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Christian aid: a poisoned chalice, The Foreign Desk

Christian aid: a poisoned chalice

In yet another unsurprisingly misguided statement that assumes all the absent moral integrity that has defined his superiors and his predecessors, Cardinal Keith O’Brien managed to mischaracterize Christian aid, defame UKaid and completely undermine western policy in the Middle East in one speech yesterday. Not bad for a morning’s work.

By | The Foreign Desk | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 12:36 pm

World of weather, Notebook

World of weather

i’s daily weather update

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 12:14 pm

Today from <i>i</i>: crunch time in the orchard, Notebook

Today from i: crunch time in the orchard

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 12:10 pm

Caught & Social: Forest brings out stars, Notebook

Caught & Social: Forest brings out stars

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 11:44 am

Why Birmingham is in crisis and its future bleak, Eagle Eye

Why Birmingham is in crisis and its future bleak

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 [...]

By | Eagle Eye, Notebook | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 11:15 am

Chalet Girl: Exclusive Interview With Felicity Jones, Film

Chalet Girl: Exclusive Interview With Felicity Jones

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.

By | Film | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 11:15 am

India’s ‘jugaad’ means its nuke power plans should be dumped, The Foreign Desk

India’s ‘jugaad’ means its nuke power plans should be dumped

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 [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 11:11 am

Submarine: Exclusive Interview With Richard Ayoade, Film

Submarine: Exclusive Interview With Richard Ayoade

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.

By | Film | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 10:55 am

Digital Digest, Notebook

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 10:50 am

Children dealing with trauma, Notebook

Children dealing with trauma

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 [...]

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 10:44 am

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