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Thursday 05 November 2009
Hideki Matsui called it "the best moment of my life" and Alex Rodriguez savoured a joyous end to a year which began badly for him as the New York Yankees won the World Series.
Tuesday 03 November 2009
Chase Utley hit two home runs to raise his baseball world series total to a record-tying five as Philadelphia beat the New York Yankees 8-6 today to set up a game six for the first time since 2003.
Wednesday 28 October 2009
Friday 18 September 2009
Impelled by reasons ranging from unemployment to the blinkered cajoling of GBS, thousands of Americans left for Stalin's Russia.
Thursday 27 August 2009
Thursday 12 February 2009
I'm sorry. I'm very sorry, but I don't accept those bankers' apologies. I found them offensive. A preening pack of middle-aged white men in suits, parroting the instructions of their PR advisers. Utterly insincere. An apology was not enough. A heart attack would have been better. One each. Or a stroke, just like the new NHS advertisements: face droops, arms fall limply by the side, meaningless drivel issues from the mouth, and their head catches fire.
Friday 31 October 2008
Half a million fans are expected to jam the streets of downtown Philadelphia today in celebration of the Phillies' first World Series title since 1980, and the first major league championship in any sport by a city team in a quarter of a century.
Thursday 30 October 2008
The Philadelphia Phillies have won the World Series after beating the Tampa Bay Rays in last night's rain-delayed Game Five.
Tuesday 21 October 2008
Wednesday 13 August 2008
Luke Donald has undergone wrist surgery and, like Tiger Woods, is out of next month's Ryder Cup and all golf for the rest of the season.
Sunday 10 August 2008
With a good-luck telephone message from his departed teammate Frankie Gavin ringing in his ears, middleweight James DeGale got Britain's boxers off to a winning start at the Workers' Indoor Arena in Beijing yesterday, coming from behind to beat Egypt's Mohamed Hikal. "This one was for Frankie," he said. "His loss to us is devastating and it meant everything for the team for me to win."
Friday 25 July 2008
Sunday 16 March 2008
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
- 1 PlayStation and Xbox hacked by Lizard Squad
- 3 The Grace Dent Christmas Questionnaire
- 4 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum