At least not in the way we perceive them now, he suggests
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Wednesday 03 March 2010
Amy Williams arrived back in London last night admitting her gold medal at the Vancouver Games felt "absolutely amazing".
Friday 26 February 2010
Suddenly the glory of Amy Williams' skeleton gold looked, well, skeletal as Britain's Winter Olympics slid away on what had looked the most promising of the ice.
Thursday 25 February 2010
Nicola Minichiello and Gillian Cooke went into last night's final rounds of the women's bobsleigh with their hopes of winning a medal hanging by a thread after they trailed in 10th place following the first two runs.
Wednesday 24 February 2010
Nicola Minichiello's hopes of claiming Olympic gold on the same Whistler track as Amy Williams suffered a blow when she trailed in 10th place after the first two runs of the women's bobsleigh.
Tuesday 23 February 2010
Saturday 20 February 2010
Amy Williams roared to Britain's first Olympic gold medal in an individual winter event since 1980 in the women's skeleton last night but had an anxious wait before Canada had an appeal against her helmet rejected.
Thursday 18 February 2010
Sunday 07 February 2010
Yeasayer's second album starts by trying to scare the living hell out of you, then spends the rest of its time putting a comforting arm around your shoulder.
Friday 15 January 2010
Since her popular debut, Difficult Daughters, Manju Kapur has written a series of comic and worldly novels detailing the common concerns of middle-class Indian women, including a lesbian romance. Her fourth novel chronicles the lives of two NRIs (non-resident Indians), Nina and Ananda, and their newly-married life in 1970s Canada.
Thursday 15 October 2009
Sunday 11 October 2009
Saturday 03 October 2009
I meet Norman Tebbit, that old icon of the Right, loyal keeper of the Thatcher faith and now Baron Tebbit of Chingford, in the central lobby at the Houses of Parliament.
Thursday 01 October 2009
I got a bit bored studying history at Sheffield University in my first year. I felt like a change, so when the chance to study abroad came up, I seized it and fetched up at the University of Alberta in Canada.
Friday 04 September 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
The name of this small Belgian village is synonymous with one of the most horrific attritional campaigns of the First World War.
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
Russian 'aggression' sees Poland rearm its military as minister warns: 'We must be ready'
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