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Not one of Blackpool’s home games has finished with less than two goals and there are no reasons to think that might change tonight. Under Ian Holloway, Blackpool have continued to play expansive football all season, resulting in only five [...]
The ICC owe much to Andy Flower and his side. Without England’s uncanny ability to produce nerve-jangling endings, this World Cup would simply not have been all it was cracked up to be.
When I was speaking to the award-winning Sky News correspondent Alex Crawford for an interview published today in the i newspaper, she told me she would miss covering Afghanistan and Pakistan when she redeploys to Africa in the summer.
She admitted she was “disappointed” to be leaving behind a subject that she has covered so extensively, [...]
It is strange to read in the news that the Saudi monarchy has “banned” demonstrations; as if such demonstrations were allowed in the first place. Nevertheless, small protests in the east of Saudi Arabia do signal a change. With March 11th being ear-marked as a ‘day of rage’, thousands of security forces are being sent [...]
In March 2002 Professor David Gillborn, a leading authority on critical race studies in Education, warned that the reform of secondary education which introduced vocational programmes for “lower-performing pupils” would only serve to entrench institutional racism within schools. He argued that when teachers define “lower-performing pupils” “they generally underestimate the abilities of black youngsters.” His [...]
I guess we are allused to hearing about new records being broken when it comes to the weather. So it won’t come as a surprise to hear that there is a new record for the strongest gust of wind. The 253.5mph gust was measured at Barrow Island, Australia during Tropical Cyclone Olivia. What is unusual [...]
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By Alice-Azania Jarvis | | Monday, 7 March 2011 at 9:45 am
Now this is more like it. Number 528 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, asked by Salem News (“Serving Oregon & The Pacific Northwest”). Complete with picture of Howard Carter looking at Tutankhamen’s sarcophagus, taken from a book called Was there really a curse on King Tutankhamen’s tomb?
It follows number [...]
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