WEBSITES OF THE WEEK
Saturday 12 June 1999
Surf's up (below)! Or is it? It's wave-riding time and even if the domestic beaches featured here, Fistral and Perranporth, are the proverbial mill ponds, Surfstation's cameras positioned over the finest beaches of Hawaii, Australia and South Africa show where the spume is really flying.
Microsoft's attempts to club the Internet into submission have ensured Bill Gates a less than cosy on-line welcome. If you're in any doubt as to why, Philip Greenspun's site is a handy primer. Bitchy and obsessive, it's a no-holds barred attack and includes the "Bill Gates Personal Wealth Clock".
Arts & Ents blogs
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show
- 3 General Election 2015: 14-year-old boy asks Nick Clegg – 'can you kill Katie Hopkins?'
- 4 University student in court for allegedly covering housemates' food in window cleaner and spit
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show