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The Ballad Of Paul Tierney, Football

The Ballad Of Paul Tierney

Poignant tribute song reminds us of the beautiful game’s fickle nature… and puts superstar tantrums into perspective.

By | Football, Olympics, Sport | Thursday, 8 August 2013 at 5:00 am

The Andy Murray effect on househunting, Property

The Andy Murray effect on househunting

Plus William Blake’s house for sale, and a decade of Scottish property and

By | Property | Tuesday, 9 July 2013 at 2:56 pm

A tribute to the unsung heroes of Wimbledon, Sport

A tribute to the unsung heroes of Wimbledon

Once-only Wimbledon winners and examples of jolly fine sportsmanship at the All England Club.

By | Sport | Thursday, 27 June 2013 at 4:31 pm

Doping in tennis: Is Andy Murray onto something?, Sport

Doping in tennis: Is Andy Murray onto something?

While the revelations about doping in cycling are in many cases not new or particularly surprising, the spectacular fall of an athlete previously idolised by so many and the subsequent destruction of his ill-gotten legacy has had a huge impact on cycling and raised wider concerns about drug taking in other sports as well.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 14 November 2012 at 4:00 am

Boris Johnson, TUC,  Andy Murray, Grand Slam – why are they trending?, Notebook

Boris Johnson, TUC, Andy Murray, Grand Slam – why are they trending?

What’s trending and why?

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 11 September 2012 at 11:18 am

MOTD: Football’s back and ready to kick some balls, Football

MOTD: Football’s back and ready to kick some balls

Saturday will be an exciting day. This weekend our country will erupt into a frenzy of colour and song; sometimes profound, often crass. Football will once again reign supreme.

By | Football, Notebook, Sport | Friday, 17 August 2012 at 1:50 pm

Barking Blondes: Pets in portraits, couture canines and ruff reality stars,

Barking Blondes: Pets in portraits, couture canines and ruff reality stars

What makes a great dog portrait? Is beauty truly in the eye of the beholder? When is a portrait of your pet considered to be naff and when is it art?

By | | Sunday, 12 August 2012 at 4:00 am

Could it be advantage Great Britain?, Opinion

Could it be advantage Great Britain?

As Euro 2012 dominates the media’s sporting agenda, one could assume England’s impending debacle at the competition is soon approaching. As other sports currently lie in the shadows of European football, history was made on 11 June, as Rafael Nadal became the only man ever to win seven French Open titles.

By | Opinion, Sport | Saturday, 16 June 2012 at 10:00 am

Caught & Social: Urban and urbane at Number 10, Uncategorized

Caught & Social: Urban and urbane at Number 10

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | | Tuesday, 20 September 2011 at 12:13 pm

Caught & Social: Emin’s rooftop bash, Notebook

Caught & Social: Emin’s rooftop bash

One-time wild child Tracey Emin’s 48th birthday party might have been a tad more low-key when compared to some of her more boisterous celebrations of yesteryear, but the artist still enjoyed an impressive turnout when she hosted proceedings on the roof of her east London studio. Veteran designer Vivienne Westwood was among those on hand [...]

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 5 July 2011 at 12:05 pm

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