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Tottenham and Arsenal lead England’s European redemption, Sport

Tottenham and Arsenal lead England’s European redemption

I had a rather wry smile on my face last year when the UEFA Champions League semi-finals commenced as for the first time since 2003 there was no English representation in the last four of Europe’ premier competition.

By | Sport | Thursday, 17 February 2011 at 10:53 am

Best of British gaming: The Oliver Twins, Notebook

Best of British gaming: The Oliver Twins

Today we profile not at one key British developer but two: brothers Philip and Andew Oliver. David Crookes looks back at their eggs-citing career.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 17 February 2011 at 10:37 am

Online House Hunter: Your own dragon’s den, Property

Online House Hunter: Your own dragon’s den

You can buy your own Dragon’s Den – our Online House Hunter shows even exclusive areas have their affordable streets.

By | Property | Thursday, 17 February 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Casting our eye across Europa, Sport

iBet: Casting our eye across Europa

Benfica v Stuttgart, Europa League

Back Benfica at 4/7
Benfica have a proud European tradition and a fine home record – they have won nine of their ten games at home this season, their only defeat being the first game of the season. They are in quite amazing form really, having won their last 13 games in [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 17 February 2011 at 1:00 am

“Losing to a $10m alarm clock”, Eagle Eye

“Losing to a $10m alarm clock”

Garry Kasparov has written an engrossing article about computers and chess in the New York Review of Books. Nominally a review of a book, of which Kasparov evidently has a low opinion, it is a wonderfully articulate meditation on his experience of being the best chess-player in the world at the very time when computers [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 16 February 2011 at 6:26 pm

Magic Weekend had just enough razzmatazz, Sport

Magic Weekend had just enough razzmatazz

The Cardiff weekend was a success, for my money… just about.
I thought we might have trouble attracting fans for a winter break in South Wales, but the numbers were the second-best for the event in its two settings, beaten only by Cardiff in 2008.
The atmosphere was a little strange in the stadium at times, but [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 16 February 2011 at 12:59 pm

Manmohan Singh is weak on corruption so spotlights the media, The Foreign Desk

Manmohan Singh is weak on corruption so spotlights the media

India’s prime minister, Manmohan Singh, has today sadly displayed how weak he is in dealing with corruption at all levels of his coalition government. In a one-hour televised press conference with tv news channel editors, he admitted that he could not control all his ministers, and indirectly appealed to the media not to play up the many corruption scandals that are now being unearthed across the country.

By | The Foreign Desk | Wednesday, 16 February 2011 at 12:22 pm

Best of British gaming: David Braben, Notebook

Best of British gaming: David Braben

In profiling some of the top British developers of all time, one man could never be left out. David Crookes talks to David Braben about the production of the 3D classic, Elite.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 16 February 2011 at 11:38 am

Caught & Social: Kanye in no mood for smiling, Notebook

Caught & Social: Kanye in no mood for smiling

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 16 February 2011 at 10:45 am

Matthew Bishop and Michael Green are not Thatcherites, Eagle Eye

Matthew Bishop and Michael Green are not Thatcherites

However, I think the point still stands that the pair have a very different conception of the Big Society from Phillip Blond, who they describe as “more Red than Tory”.

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 16 February 2011 at 10:25 am

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