Duval County Public School Board voted unanimously to replace the name on Monday evening at a school where over half of the pupils are black
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Friday 23 April 2010
It was not the kind of preparation that the late, great Cliff Temple listed in the pages of Challenge of the Marathon – alongside carbohydrate loading and race week tapering. Mara Yamauchi was still finding her feet yesterday following her six-day, 6,500-mile marathon trek to get to England for the mere 26.2 miles of the London Marathon on Sunday. The afternoon after making it to the race headquarters in the shadow of Tower Bridge, the Oxford woman had every reason to feel more like Steve Martin in the midst of his Planes, Trains and Automobiles ordeal than the lean, mean, fully revved-up marathon racing machine ranked second in the world in 2009.
Saturday 27 March 2010
Tuesday 23 March 2010
The country's richest crime lawyers have been named and shamed by the Justice Secretary in an attempt to prove barristers and solicitors are overpaid by the state.
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Wigmore Hall, London<br/>Psappha, Kings Place, London <br/>Takacs Quartet, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Sunday 31 January 2010
Phaedra/Total Immersion, Barbican Hall, London<br/>Daniel Hope and Friends, Elgar Room, London<br/>From Popstar to Operastar, ITV 1
Sunday 24 January 2010
Monday 30 November 2009
Like Dufy, Edward Bawden looks easy to imitate, until you try. Unlike the ebullient French painter of pleasure, however, Bawden could not have been more English – in the manner of his time.
Saturday 28 November 2009
Mark Glazebrook's contribution to Bedford Park (from his E. J. May, not Norman Shaw, house) went further than raising money for the church (Obituary, 26 November 2009), writes Dr D. W. Budworth.
Friday 27 November 2009
Frank Branston was a brilliant investigative journalist, specialising in local government issues in Bedford and Bedfordshire. He founded his own newspaper, Bedford on Sunday (later Bedfordshire on Sunday), and became Bedford's first directly elected mayor in 2002. He also wrote two novels.
Friday 13 November 2009
Girls' expectations that they can "have it all" may be overly ambitious and they should not feel guilty for taking time out of future careers to raise children, a leading headmistress said today.
Tuesday 07 July 2009
As the manager of one of Asia's most famed hotels for more than four decades, Kurt Wachtveitl has done just about everything.
Friday 24 April 2009
Dave Bedford is sitting in the bar of the Tower hotel, sinking a bottle of London Pride. The Portland stone of London's landmark bridge is gleaming in the sunshine behind him and the old showman of the track has a glint in his eye. The clock is ticking down to the Flora London Marathon, Bedford's pride and joy, and this year the race director is expecting "some sparks" at the sharp end of the 36,000 field will wend its way on the 26.2 mile route from Blackheath to The Mall on Sunday.
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