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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

The housing safety net is being dismantled at the time it’s going to be needed most, Eagle Eye

The housing safety net is being dismantled at the time it’s going to be needed most

There’s no doubt that these are some of the toughest economic times we’ve faced for decades. While figures out this week showed a slight fall in repossessions, a record number of people called Shelter’s homeowner helpline last month. Unemployment is increasing, inflation rising and an inevitable rise in interest rates lies ahead. As our housing advisers see every day, just one little thing like a drop in income or bout of illness can be all that’s needed to push people into a spiral of debt and arrears that can end in the loss of their home.

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 10:27 am

Games review roundup: Test Drive Unlimited 2; Dr Kawashima’s Brain and Body Exercises; Dance Juniors; Bionic Commando Rearmed 2, Games

Games review roundup: Test Drive Unlimited 2; Dr Kawashima’s Brain and Body Exercises; Dance Juniors; Bionic Commando Rearmed 2

A weekly roundup of our bite-size games reviews, this week featuring open-world racing in Test Drive Unlimited 2; more brain training from Dr Kawashima’s Brain and Body Exercises; stepping to the beat with Dance Juniors and the return of the king of swing in Bionic Commando Rearmed 2.

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

Online House Hunter: Back to School II, Notebook

Online House Hunter: Back to School II

IN my last blog I gave some pointers for those wishing to find out about schools near their new home. Schoolsfinder is your first port of call but then you’ll want to pay a visit to the Education Performance Tables and Ofsted to find out about the quality of the school – at least ahead [...]

By | Notebook, Property | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 7:00 am

Fighting out of the Fringes: The beauty of the school show., Arts

Fighting out of the Fringes: The beauty of the school show.

Thank goodness it’s over.  An unnecessarily blue coloured theatre that should in all honesty be painted black, piles of parents and siblings of the cast, a drizzly February night with hastily dampening printed toilet signage – it can only be a school show.
Grumpy.
Directing non-actors who have to concentrate on their other 9 GCSE subjects or [...]

By | Arts | Sunday, 13 February 2011 at 10:00 pm

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