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Monday 25 April 2011
Further to your obituary of Gerry Alexander (20 April), I was fortunate while at Cambridge to have played in the Caius 1st XI with Gerry in1950 when both Oxbridge University sides were very strong, writes Michael Daly.
Monday 04 April 2011
Thursday 31 March 2011
Tuesday 01 March 2011
Saturday 22 January 2011
My parents were... a great support. My dad used to drive me all round the country for races and training, and my mum always ensured I had a packed lunch.
Sunday 02 January 2011
At the risk of coming over all Blanche DuBois, I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. From the man who once saved me from the escalator's teeth when I fainted on the Underground, to the lady who explained how to work the unfathomable Berlin train ticket-bot without me even asking her, I owe them all a big thank-you.
Monday 20 December 2010
Saturday 11 December 2010
Monday 22 November 2010
Sunday 21 November 2010
Saturday 20 November 2010
The shelf preservation society: How do you ensure precious records and family photos are stored safely?
Friday 19 November 2010
Have you noticed your valued documents and photographs showing signs of ageing? Organisations such as the Smithsonian Institution, which has thousands of important historical papers and photos in its collection, have to store their pieces with utmost care. As part of American Archives Month, the Smithsonian Institution Archives experts have shared some of their tips on how to look after precious personal records and pictures...
Monday 25 October 2010
Chosen by Harriet Walker
Monday 13 September 2010
As rubbish was carried from a plane that had just landed at Manila's airport, a security officer spied something moving in one of the bags. He opened it, sifted through the rubbish and found a newborn baby wrapped with tissue paper and covered in blood.
Sunday 12 September 2010
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
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