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“Football is a simple game. 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win.” Why?
Case Klosed: England started and finished their World Cup campaign in South Africa with Emile Heskey on the pitch. Although I saw the benefits of taking Heskey along it was baffling to see him [...]
I never thought I would write these words, but until today State of Origin was in danger of getting a bit boring.
Nothing wrong with the way Queensland have been playing, of course. It’s just that it was becoming increasingly difficult to imagine how NSW could possibly win. They came within a few minutes of doing [...]
The latest video of ‘Bulletstorm’ – the Cliff Bleszinski (‘Unreal Tournament’, ‘Gears of War’) produced first-person shooter – looks like it’s shaping up nicely and might well be the title that Duke Nukem fans have been waiting for following the non-event that was notorious vapourware ‘Duke Nukem Forever’. Appearing to be as much an exercise [...]
Although the Synod’s five-day agenda is going to be dominated by women bishops, there is another less glamorous crisis at hand: the CofE’s gigantic pension shortfall.
Stiffed by the credit crunch and certain dubious investments, the liabilities in the Church’s pension fund have ballooned in the past couple of years. Recent figures show that the deficit [...]
By Tom Mendelsohn | | Wednesday, 7 July 2010 at 1:30 pm
Some insightful thoughts and opinions that have been uttered from the commentary box.
No woman should be forced to wear religious apparel by her community or family. Nobody should be forced to go to any kind of house of prayer. We say no to oppressive doctrines or laws which limit the freedom of individuals.
The European Convention on Human Rights is the basis for our rights and freedoms. Crucially, [...]
My pre-World Cup tip that Holland were the dark horses is standing up. They are in their first World Cup final for 32 years having beaten Uruguay in an outstanding semi-final 3-2.
Some of the Dutch goals included debatable decisions which the slow-motion TV replays showed the referee to be wrong. But [...]
Ever since it debuted at this year’s CES technology fair, the Parrot AR Drone has been featuring on the wish lists of geeks everywhere keen to get their hands on a model. Controlled by iPhone or iPod Touch, it’s a four-blade helicopter with two cameras to help navigation (and spying) and for use in the [...]
Experience and stout shoes are the buzz-words this week with openings for all manner of weird, wonderful, walk-through theatre shows. Never watched a play from a wheelchair before? You Me Bum Bum Train is the one for you. The show opened last night in a labyrinthine disused office block in Bethnal Green, through which audience members are [...]
Women bishops are a hugely contentious issue for the Church of England, and have been for the better part of the past two decades. Ever since they lost the battle against the ordination of women priests, the Church’s conservative factions have fought to block the next logical step.
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