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Rugby League: Sailor floats past to frustrate Kiwis

New Zealand 20 Australia 22

Rugby League: Endacott's Kiwis seize the moment

THE GAME in New Zealand senses a rare moment of opportunity as the Kiwis prepare to battle for their world crown, immediately after the failure of the All Blacks in union's Rugby World Cup.

Edinburgh Festival 99: Pick of the Day

IF YOU GO TO SEE ANYTHING TODAY, THEN CHOOSE FROM ONE OF THESE FIVE MUST-SEE SHOWS

Words: kangaroo, n.

THE BAR-PARLOUR of the Angler's Rest has been animated by wine flowing in celebration of Kyril Bonfiglioli's posthumous novel. Readers always urge his tastefully lurid Mortdecai trilogy upon anybody nearby. No sooner had Julian Barnes done so a while ago than I made Francis Wheen seek it out, and Craig Brown has now supplied a missing chapter for the fourth novel.

Captain Cook's kangaroo comes out of hiding

IT WAS one of the strangest of many strange encounters in a country alien to European eyes: the moment two centuries ago when British explorers first saw a kangaroo.

Discredited scientist hits back at critics

ARPAD PUSZTAI, the scientist who caused a furore by claiming that the public are guinea pigs in a mass experiment into genetically modified food, is planning a fightback against attacks on his credibility.

Pop: Lyric Sheets

In a bizarre ceremony involving a mix of prayer and reggae music, Sinead O'Connor has been ordained as a Catholic priest at the breakaway Latin Tridentine church in Lourdes, France. She has also apologised for ripping up a picture of the Pope.

Football: Venables primed for the age of wisdom

Former England manager emphasises the value of experience in the key role

Theatre: Triumph of the bedsit revolutionaries

LITTLE MALCOLM AND HIS STRUGGLE AGAINST THE EUNUCHS HAMPSTEAD THEATRE

Rugby League: Australia bounce back

AUSTRALIA SCORED five tries to beat New Zealand 30-12 and level the best-of-three rugby league Test series yesterday.

Restaurants: Boing boing. Poor kangaroo

THE SUGAR CLUB; 21 Warwick Street, London W1. Tel: 0171 437 7776. Open Monday to Sunday, from noon to 3pm for lunch, and from 6pm to 11pm for dinner. Average a la carte price for either lunch or dinner, pounds 40 per head, including wine. Credit cards accepted

Urgent. Internet 150 years old. Stop.

Marina Benjamin warns against a back-to-front perspective on the age of the telegraph; The Victorian Internet by Tom Standage Weidenfeld & Nicolson, pounds 12.99, 216pp

Fashion: The rockin' beret

The Beatles wore the caps. Goldie wears the clothes. Hats off to Kangol, after 60 years at the top. By Tamsin Blanchard

Hands of friendship bridge race divide

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