The Germany captain may have drawn less attention, but was deserving of her moment in the spotlight
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Friday 30 April 2010
In her introduction to this delightful literary ramble, Willes winningly explains that it combines "two of my favourite activities, shopping and reading".
Tuesday 09 March 2010
Fears that London faces an exodus of bankers increased yesterday as it emerged that many will have to pay more income tax from next month than in any of the capital's rival financial centres around the world.
Friday 23 October 2009
An interesting statistic: Louis Van Gaal, coach at Bayern Munich, has exactly the same record in the Bundesliga as his predecessor, Jurgen Klinsmann, had at this point last season. He will be hoping to move out of the former coach's shadow, however, with a win at home to Eintracht Frankfurt tomorrow.
Thursday 17 September 2009
BMW started it with EfficientDynamics, Mercedes has BlueEFFICIENCY, while Skoda uses GreenLine and Ford favours ECOnetic. Over at Volkswagen it's BlueMotion. What do all these tags have in common – apart from an appalling disregard for rules of punctuation and capitalisation? They're all eco-brands of the major motor manufacturers.
Thursday 17 September 2009
Daimler AG unveiled a number of new electric and hybrid cars at the Frankfurt Auto Show, saying it plans to keep its focus on luxury and fuel efficiency.
Monday 14 September 2009
BMW's latest concept car, The Vision EfficientDynamics, will be seen in the metal for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The complaint that the motor manufacturers show dramatic concept cars and then disappoint with watered-down production models is probably as old as the industry itself but here the gap between BMW's low-slung slinky Vision EfficientDynamics and its recent production cars such as the lumpy X6 and Gran Turismo, is especially marked.
Saturday 12 September 2009
US Outlook: Only on Wall Street could the phrase "guaranteed bonus" not be an oxymoron, and there is something so outrageous about the notion of pre-agreeing multi-year bonus packages that it has become a lightning rod for public over finance industry pay.
Friday 11 September 2009
Wednesday 26 August 2009
The flood of official sneak preview photos of new models to be launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show continues – this one is of the promising Skoda Superb estate.
Tuesday 25 August 2009
This is Maserati's new convertible. What's different about it? Well, it will be the first full four-seat open car that the Italian manufacturer has built in-house. "Rear passengers are not merely supporting actors but co-stars of the journey," the company says. Corny, but likely to be true, because the GranCabrio is a real looker.
Saturday 22 August 2009
Thursday 20 August 2009
Greek international Sotiris Kyrgiakos will add strength and experience to Liverpool's defence, said manager Rafa Benitez after agreeing a deal to sign the AEK Athens player.
Tuesday 18 August 2009
Bentley has shown the first full pictures of the replacement for its hand-built Arnage model, the Mulsanne. The new car's name calls to mind the Mulsanne Straight at Le Mans, the scene of many famous Bentley racing victories.
Wednesday 22 July 2009
Rolls-Royce has announced further details of the Ghost saloon prior to its full unveiling at the Frankfurt motor show in September.
Sunday 12 July 2009
Paavo Järvi's curious Mahler programme with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra brings together the original versions of three symphonic movements that were either once intended for different purposes ("Blumine" and "Totenfeier") or formed part of an incomplete work (the "Adagio" from the 10th Symphony).
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