Day In a Page
Thursday, 19 August 2010
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- Franceso Cossiga: Pragmatic and controversial politician who served as prime minister and president of Italy
- Professor Edwin Morgan: Writer celebrated as one of the finest Scottish poets of the 20th century
- Robert Wilson: Influential bassist with 1980s funk group The Gap Band
- Bobby Thompson: Baseball player who hit ‘the shot heard round the world’
- Laurence Gardner: Alternative historian whose work helped inspire Dan Brown
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- John Kampfner: Labour will have to grow up eventually
- Samira Ahmed: Targeted by the ruthless Twittermob
- John Rentoul: How does a vampire bat run?
- Dominic Williamson: Drug strategy will test whether Big Society can work for people who are unpopular
- John Rentoul: A Spat with Johann
- John Rentoul: "Vision, courage and compassion"
- Ben Chu: Nick Clegg's Spectator promotion
- Richard Garner: After years of aspiration, thousands will feel betrayed
- Emmanouil Athanasiou: The long arm of human rights law is the only thing that will frighten the generals into change
- Martin Hickman: Once the election passed, the will to tackle prices dimmed
Environment RSS Feed - click to grab the feed
- Pigeon disease kills one in three greenfinches
- Bat 'mutes sonar signal to sneak up on its prey'
- Estate alert over 'giant rats'
- Churchill's final mission is completed
- Heavy rain sparks flash floods in Wales
- Mystery of the vanishing sparrows still baffles scientists 10 years on
- Protest at 'macabre' pilot whale slaughter
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- England collapse after Cook ton
- England v Pakistan full scorecard
- James Lawton: Strauss must show his men are ready to face Ponting
- Angus Fraser: Why I (unwittingly) left Swann and England outraged
- Pakistan in charge despite Swann milestone
- England v Pakistan Live!
- Too many Tests, and too expensive: the reasons behind the empty seats
- Finn meets his match but hard lesson can help him in Ashes
- Under pressure: England forced to fight at last as Yousuf takes lead
- Gale's unbeaten 70 keeps Yorkshire in hunt to win Championship title
- Swann: 'I got my 100th wicket quickly so mum didn't miss the Proms'
- Prior: element of surprise caught us out
- Rudolph ton puts win in reach for Yorkshire in the hunt
- Wahab's debut high five forces England to face their frailties
- Cook has one innings to save his place, but he is not England's only problem
- Riaz adds insult to injury with his captivating cameo
- County Championship round-up: Somerset in search of crucial win after Trescothick's double ton
- County Championship round-up: Essex fail to take advantage after Masters' bowling class
- Home side miss out on nominations
Life and Style RSS Feed - click to grab the feed
- Martin King: Fit To Drop 4: How many calories can you burn in a minute?
- Save electricity by buying appliances
- Household products of the future- Microwave TVs and plant air purifiers
- Hot 'how to' video tutorials: back to school guide to making friends and saving money
- Tutorials: Environmentally friendly ‘back-to-school’ shopping.
- US salmonella scare is one of biggest egg recalls
- WHO calls for monitoring of new superbug
- Weekly health and fitness agenda: Zumba Instructor Convention, Daffodil Day
- Sweden opens inquiry into suspect flu vaccine
- Health in the future: HIV self-destructs with a 'mix'
- New flavors and lower calories from soft drinks giant?
- Afghanistan, African countries top index for food insecurity
- ‘Health visitors’ keep new moms in good spirits
- More than 200 million eggs recalled in US salmonella scare
- Foods to screen your skin
- How to ‘design’ your unborn baby
- Low-priced e-reader market picks up speed
- Current Twitter trends: McAfee, Facebook Places, Demi Lovato, Kayne West
- Cameron Diaz hot bait for online traps
- StumbleUpon top 5 rated websites: 100 photography tutorials, stripping ChatRoulette girl
- High-tech hot topics in the blogs: Facebook Places, Xbox Live games, Chrome tablet
- Survivalism, space battles, and spells: PC game deals for August 20-22 and beyond
- YouTube’s most-watched videos of the week: Jackie Evancho sings, Federer shoots and a chilli fights a doughnut.
- Weekly tech agenda: BIRTV, Integrate
- New trailer for cutesy Halloween game
- Online TV watching on the rise but still no substitute for regular TV
- Watch EA's Gamescom press event in full
- Top 10 YouTube gaming videos of the week: Hype for new Call of Duty game
- Current Twitter trends: A-level results, UCAS, Lowlands
- Facebook adds location-sharing feature
- Florida teachers warned not to 'friend' students online
- The key trends to watch at the 2010 IFA tradeshow
- Weekly top iPad apps: multiplayer games with amazing graphics
Arts and Entertainment RSS Feed - click to grab the feed
- Most blogged artists: Wild Nothing, Glasser, The National
- U2 postpones Spanish show due to general strike
- MTV’s Video Music Awards announces host and performers
- Weekly music agenda: Usher's 'Versus,' Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream'
- Norah Jones to release collaborations album
- X Japan confirms North American tour details
- Most blogged artists: Wild Nothing, Small Black
- US movie weekend: Stallone battles piranhas, vampires, the lottery, a nanny and Aniston
- Depp and Jolie in ‘The Tourist’ scheduled for December
- Toronto fest unveils horror films at ‘Midnight Madness’ and galas
- Fall film festivals honor Milos Forman and Gérard Depardieu
- X-Men’s ever-growing ‘First Class’ cast adds January Jones
- Hollywood questions ‘The Twitter Effect’
Travel RSS Feed - click to grab the feed
- Inaugural Aichi Triennale prepares to dazzle visitors
- After the 'guys getaway', the 'ultimate man-cation'
- Weekly new hotels roundup - Croatia, Egypt and Scotland
- Car rental prices have soared, says report
- Finland aims to build first ever green highway
- Indonesia railway launches women-only carriages
- New Zealand seeks a piece of the growing Japanese tourism pie
- Weekly travel agenda: Tannkosh 2010
- Syria tourist numbers up over last year
- Bangkok airport express train to open next week
- Heathrow attacks 'misleading' price comparison study
- New York's latest downtown hotel opens
- Best Europe airport buys: Rome for bags, perfumes in London
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Ed Miliband's 'north London set' must be demolished to save Labour, say critics
Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'
- 1 Exodus Gods and Kings: Ridley Scott never considered casting 'Mohammad so-and-so from such-and-such' in lead role
- 2 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football
- 3 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school
- 4 Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries
- 5 Michael Buerk wishes he'd killed Jimmy Savile when he had the chance - by pushing him overboard a cruise ship