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Climate Week: Does the UK’s carbon footprint need re-packaging?, Notebook

Climate Week: Does the UK’s carbon footprint need re-packaging?

This week, you may or may not be aware, is Climate Week – an annual event which seeks to raise awareness of big environmental issues and to inspire a new wave of action from the British public to help create a sustainable future.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 7 March 2013 at 4:27 pm

From Gangnam Style to Nick Clegg’s apology song: The top viral videos of 2012, Notebook

From Gangnam Style to Nick Clegg’s apology song: The top viral videos of 2012

George Arnett gives a rundown of the top viral videos of this year.

By | Notebook | Friday, 14 December 2012 at 4:00 am

Stephen Miller: Despite a below par Olympics, I can now get the hip operation I need, Sport

Stephen Miller: Despite a below par Olympics, I can now get the hip operation I need

It’s a week since I took part in the heroes’ parade and I can safely say it was the most astonishing thing I’ve ever experienced.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 19 September 2012 at 11:20 am

Interview with deaf British footballer Claire Stancliffe: “They don’t support deaf athletes. That is not equality.”, Opinion

Interview with deaf British footballer Claire Stancliffe: “They don’t support deaf athletes. That is not equality.”

Deaf footballer Claire Stancliffe talks about the funding difficulties facing the British Women’s Deaf football team and the impact these problems could have on the future of the sport in the UK.

By | Opinion | Friday, 14 September 2012 at 10:06 am

Controversial #Paralympics tweets: Crossing the line or just a bit of fun?, Notebook

Controversial #Paralympics tweets: Crossing the line or just a bit of fun?

As controversial stand-up comic Frankie Boyle is slammed for his tweets sent during the Paralympics opening ceremony, we take a look at some of the other tweets about the event, that cut a little too close to the bone.

By | Notebook, Olympics | Thursday, 30 August 2012 at 4:34 pm

Must Watch: Jessica Ennis and fellow Olympic heroes with message of support for Paralympians, Olympics

Must Watch: Jessica Ennis and fellow Olympic heroes with message of support for Paralympians

Tonight’s ceremony will mark the opening of the Paralympics, an event that promises 11 days of thrilling competition and unforgettable stories.

By | Olympics, Sport | Wednesday, 29 August 2012 at 6:34 pm

Olympic Outlook: ‘We were all equals, but when I saw Serena Williams, I had to ask for a picture’, Olympics

Olympic Outlook: ‘We were all equals, but when I saw Serena Williams, I had to ask for a picture’

My first Olympic Games experience, what can I say? I’ll start at the beginning, with the athlete’s village – it was a different world.

By | Olympics, Sport | Wednesday, 29 August 2012 at 1:11 pm

At first I didn’t want to be defined by my paralysis – now I’m proud, Notebook

At first I didn’t want to be defined by my paralysis – now I’m proud

I’ve got a confession to make; I’ve never been a fan of the Paralympics or disability sport in general.

By | Notebook, Olympics, Opinion | Tuesday, 28 August 2012 at 3:05 pm

The end of the affair? Why inspiration from London 2012 might be short-lived, Notebook

The end of the affair? Why inspiration from London 2012 might be short-lived

Watching the Games was like a heady holiday romance. Suddenly, we were connected to the world of elite athletes and shared in their joy and success. But as coverage ends, elite athletes will continue to exist on their own Mount Olympus of sporting success. And the rest of us will go back to ordinary lives.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Saturday, 18 August 2012 at 8:00 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

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