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My Week In A Warzone: Covering The Conflict Between Thailand and Cambodia, The Foreign Desk

My Week In A Warzone: Covering The Conflict Between Thailand and Cambodia

I was aware when I headed to the Cambodian border to cover the conflict which had just flared up that there was an outside chance I might get shot at but it had never occurred to me that I would almost be arrested on suspicion of being a Cambodian spy.

By | The Foreign Desk | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 1:49 pm

iBet: Where to put your money on the west London derby, Sport

iBet: Where to put your money on the west London derby

Fulham v Chelsea, Lay Fulham at 4.3 to one with Betfair
Fulham are traditionally strong at home, and they showed with their recent 4-0 demolition of Spurs in the FA Cup what they can do to a quality team that isn’t focused on the job in hand. Yet in the league they have [...]

By | Sport | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 12:53 pm

Wayne Rooney’s strike is not the best ever, Sport

Wayne Rooney’s strike is not the best ever

It’s not the greatest goal ever seen. Everyone is getting a bit carried away with Wayne Rooney’s over head kick that sealed Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Manchester City. Sure it was wonderful, brilliant, spectacular and so on. But there have been many great goals over the years. Claims of the best ever are way [...]

By | Sport | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 12:48 pm

How I learned to stop worrying and love the Welsh referendum, Notebook

How I learned to stop worrying and love the Welsh referendum

Homophobic slurs, large inflatable pigs, rugby players mumbling and one almighty political row brewing. The Welsh referendum campaign is turning into an important, if bizarre, public debate.

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 12:36 pm

The glitz and glamour of the IPL has returned, Sport

The glitz and glamour of the IPL has returned

So I believe there is some talk of a World Cup approaching. While the 14 nations taking part will be undergoing their hefty training schedules, the Indian Premier League is subtly taking its position to follow up the biggest global cricket event.

By | Sport | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 12:19 pm

Caught & Social: Stars shine despite the partying, Notebook

Caught & Social: Stars shine despite the partying

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 12:18 pm

Today from <i>i</i>: Life beyond Barry Island, Notebook

Today from i: Life beyond Barry Island

Today’s graphic from the i paper

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 12:10 pm

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 12:04 pm

Premier League review: Special strike puts Wayne Rooney in glorious light, Sport

Premier League review: Special strike puts Wayne Rooney in glorious light

Welcome to the Overhead Hall of Fame, Wayne. Manchester United’s man of the moment made time and Kompany stand still as his exquisite bicycle-kick stormed into Joe Hart’s harrowed net on Saturday. For all his off-field ignominy, this was a reminder that Rooney possesses the ability to dictate the ball with devastating effect.
“I keep seeing [...]

By | Sport | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 11:58 am

Best of British gaming: the Falcus brothers, Notebook

Best of British gaming: the Falcus brothers

As an exhibition celebrating the best of British gaming gets underway in the North East of England, David Crookes kicks off a week profiling the people who helped put the UK on the videogame map.

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 11:55 am

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