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Sunday 22 February 2009
The elections watchdog has launched an inquiry into donations to the Tory Party made by the company of wealthy party backer Lord Ashcroft, it was disclosed last night. The Electoral Commission confirmed that it was mounting a formal investigation into the donations made by Bearwood Corporate Services.
Sunday 14 December 2008
Wednesday 04 June 2008
Former England boss Sven Goran Eriksson has been appointed the new head coach of Mexico.
Sunday 30 March 2008
Ten years in the making, recorded in seaside huts and then put through a complex mastering process, this entrancing LP was powered by the enthusiasm of the great Belizean singer Andy Palacio who died suddenly in January, so it now becomes his posthumous tribute.
Saturday 23 February 2008
Tate & Lyle, Britain's second-biggest sugar company, is to convert its entire retail sugar range to Fairtrade by the end of next year.
Friday 25 January 2008
Andy Vivien Palacio, musician and cultural promoter: born Barranco, Belize 2 December 1960; married Doreen Castillo (one son, four daughters; marriage dissolved); died Belize City 19 January 2008.
Friday 25 January 2008
Saturday 22 December 2007
Last Sunday night, the patrons of the Seasons Restaurant in Nairobi (the city rated 58th in our premier league of world capitals) watched engrossed as Arsenal beat Chelsea in the Premier League of English football. Events in what is now officially the capital of the world captivated viewers in thousands of locations across the planet even though the England team ignominiously failed to qualify for the top 16 in Europe, and apparently need a highly paid bunch of Italians to remind them how to play football.
Tuesday 30 May 2006
Thursday 30 June 2005
Sunday 06 February 2005
Saturday 29 January 2005
Sunday 12 December 2004
Monday 16 August 2004
Sunday 27 July 2003
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
Lord Freud hangs on as MPs of all parties 'call for his head' over disability comments
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'