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Monday 06 June 2011
Irish rider Derek Brien has been killed in an accident at the Isle of Man TT.
Monday 06 June 2011
Tuesday 31 May 2011
Friday 22 April 2011
Saturday 09 April 2011
Friday 01 April 2011
Thursday 24 March 2011
Thursday 10 March 2011
Thursday 13 January 2011
Thank you for Tony Sloman's obituary of my old friend and erstwhile flatmate, Ean Wood (10 January), writes Euan Pearson. I knew Ean (pictured right) as a fellow film director at the National Coal Board Film Unit and we shared a rather dingy flat together off Ladbroke Grove in the mid-Sixties. What was missing from the obit, I felt, was a reference to Ean's wonderful sense of humour – he was a walking compendium on The Goons – and his natural warmth.
Friday 24 December 2010
A new strain of the superbug MRSA has been detected on the Isle of Man, said health bosses.
Saturday 23 October 2010
Sunday 17 October 2010
A welcome return to this column for First London, the investment bank that's in administration.
Thursday 07 October 2010
Researchers who had used bamboo rafts to ford surging rivers and climbed steep mountains in the remote north-east of India were rewarded for their toil with the discovery of a rich new language spoken by fewer than 1,000 people.
Friday 24 September 2010
My godfather Eddie Crooks, who died on 6 August in Douglas Hospice, was a motorcyclist who made his name on the Isle of Man. He was also the first Suzuki dealer in the UK.
Friday 27 August 2010
The two men who will support Mark Cavendish's attempt to win the International Cycling Union World Championships road race were yesterday named by British Cycling.
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