Stretford End provides send off for Ferguson, a manager Manchester United will miss more than anyone knows
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Saturday 05 May 2012
Born To Sea will test O'Brien's hot favourite as trainer aims for Newmarket Classic double
Thursday 22 March 2012
The debate over a new London airport was unexpectedly re-opened as the Chancellor acknowledged that the Government "must confront" the lack of capacity in the South-east of England.
Tuesday 24 January 2012
The British Government came within a day of doing a controversial deal to share the sovereignty of Gibraltar with Spain and end 300 years of conflict over "The Rock".
Saturday 21 January 2012
With Laura Dekker set to become the youngest person to sail around the globe single-handed, Tony Paterson finds out why the Dutch authorities put their oar in to make sure she did her homework on board
Saturday 17 December 2011
Adrenalin anyone? Seekers of adventure should start right here
Thursday 10 November 2011
Roman Abramovich once tried to obtain a British passport via Gibraltar, it was claimed yesterday as part of his bitter legal battle with another Russian oligarch.
Sunday 19 June 2011
Betfair, the biggest online betting company, will hand over a £6m lump sum to the Horserace Betting Levy Board this month.
Thursday 02 June 2011
Twelve passengers on a cruise ship moored in Gibraltar have been injured after a fire broke out on the dockside.
Thursday 02 June 2011
Sunday 17 April 2011
There is another AV: approval voting ("Here we go again, voting tactically...", 3 April). It is far simpler than the system which in most countries is called instant run-off voting but which here has been dubbed the alternative vote. True, this AV solves the dilemma that if you vote for the candidate you really want, you weaken another who has a chance of winning, and vice versa. But few know that their vote will not ultimately count at all if none of their choices include the winner or runner-up (so that it is not really true that the winner will always have been voted for by more than 50 per cent). Furthermore, few understand what difference it will make if they rank candidate A as 1 and B as 2 or the other way around. The answer is: none. Whether you give first ranking to the one you really want or the one who has a greater following, your vote will end up with the latter. So why not just put ticks against the names of all those you could approve? That is approval voting. There is no redistributing and recounting, and it clearly reports the real distribution of the voters' wishes.
Wednesday 09 March 2011
The racecourse operator Arena Leisure last night warned of a tough year ahead as it faces up to a cutback in funding generated by the tax on bookmakers.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Taylor Wimpey confirmed it had received takeover approaches for its US business yesterday as the housebuilder seeks to offload the unit and concentrate on the UK.
Saturday 15 January 2011
Meeting Frankie Vaughan on a film set in his native Gibraltar led the actor Ricardo Montez to Britain and a long screen career, usually as the archetypal Spaniard in bit parts, although television viewers saw him in a longer run as Juan Cervantes in Mind Your Language. Playing the exiled Spanish bartender in that sitcom, Montez was memorable for his thick, brown hair and Zapata moustache.
Monday 22 November 2010
The aerial approaches to two British airports feature among the 10 most stunning in the world.
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