Our Man in Westminster
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Wednesday 24 May 2006
Sunday 21 May 2006
England are taking three scrum-halves to Australia and not one of them is a household name, even in a rugby household. There's Nick Walshe, Peter Richards and then there's beam- me-up Scotty. Spectators had a rare chance to see Scott Bemand in action last Tuesday night when he played for Leicester against England Under-21s, a match in aid of the Matt Hampson Trust.
Saturday 20 May 2006
Enodis, the kitchen equipment maker that rejected a £796m takeover offer from its American rival Middleby last weekend, is to receive a more generous bid from another competitor, Manitowoc.
Friday 19 May 2006
More than 30 years have passed since the Teamster union boss Jimmy Hoffa disappeared at the Machus Red Fox restaurant, but for the second day yesterday, a horse farm in Bloomfield Township, Michigan, was being dug up by a forensic team led by the FBI.
Thursday 18 May 2006
Thursday 18 May 2006
Wednesday 17 May 2006
David Beckham scored his first double in Spain - a 35-yard free-kick and a tap-in - to sign off for Real Madrid before joining up with England.
Tuesday 16 May 2006
Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix may have been virtually devoid of overtaking and genuine drama, but the weekend may come to be remembered as a turning point for Formula One.
Monday 15 May 2006
Lancashire continued their fine C&G Trophy form with a 125-run victory over Durham at Old Trafford yesterday. Mark Chilton's side, who have now won four matches out of four, posted 307 for 5 before bowling the visitors out for 182.
Sunday 30 April 2006
Monday 10 April 2006
Saturday 18 February 2006
Saturday 04 February 2006
Sunday 15 January 2006
Sunday 13 November 2005
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
- 3 Russian girl takes her own life after parents find pornography on her computer
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights