London 2012 was a breakthrough year for disability sport, with full houses for the Paralympics. Britain’s poster boy was the wheelchair racer David Weir, who delivered the goods with four gold medals.
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Sunday 24 February 2013
Small producers face poverty as ever more commodities are controlled by a coterie of multinationals
Monday 18 February 2013
When Captain Catharina Bergsell poured herself her morning coffee at the Blekinge Air Force base in southern Sweden, she would often muse that it was a little on the murky side, but just put it down to the usual questionable quality of vending machine beverages.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Thirty people were forced to spend the night in a village hall after being rescued by police when they became stranded in their cars because of snow.
Friday 18 January 2013
Exams, like death and taxes, are one of life's few constants. If you're struggling with your revision, maybe these study tips from fellow procrastinator Helen Vaudrey might help?
Friday 11 January 2013
A Metropolitan police child protection officer has been charged after allegedly spiking a bottle of Lucozade with screenwash.
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Outlook In the 1930s, the last time the economy saw such a sustained period of awfulness, there was at least the cinema for a bit of escapism. Hollywood was in its golden age, churning out classic after classic, seemingly at will. And while conservatives with a nostalgia fixation need to realise that the notion of the "good old days" is a myth (look up words like diphtheria, measles and whooping cough) viewing those classics was ridiculously cheap. You probably could see a couple of films and get the bus home for a handful of pennies after a fish supper.
Sunday 23 December 2012
Safety myths that saw knives banned in kitchens and umbrellas banned in the rain have been debunked by the Government's health and safety watchdog.
Friday 21 December 2012
Some top tips if you want to have a good night and get served
Thursday 06 December 2012
Coffee giant says it expects to pay 'somewhere in the range of £10 million' in UK corporation tax for each of the next two years.
Sunday 25 November 2012
It's as Russian as Tolstoy's Anna Karenina and the Siberian steppe but vodka has a new challenger as the world's fourth-heaviest drinking nation's spirit of choice. This month, Beam, which owns Jim Beam and Maker's Mark, has become the latest distiller to announce that it hopes to double its whisky sales there. .
Thursday 22 November 2012
Clarke has been at the heart as batsman and leader
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
Scientists ‘incredibly concerned’ for fate of banana as plagues and fungus infections spread across world’s supplies
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