Almaty, Krakow, Lviv and Oslo are the others hoping to stage the games
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Saturday 08 August 2009
Tuesday 28 July 2009
Sunday 26 July 2009
Warrington in the 1970s: Robbie is an Irish singer with a big voice, moderately successful on the club circuit – but not successful enough to give up his job at the factory. He is married to Susheela, a Tamil beauty from Kuala Lumpur; they met when Susheela, a nurse, tended to Robbie when he came to hospital with a broken nose.
Saturday 18 July 2009
Saturday 18 July 2009
Manchester support staff were already at the Ritz Carlton in Jakarta and the team were 36 hours from checking in when the hotel's facade was torn away by a suspected suicide bomber. It did not take long for the Premier League champions to cancel their three-day visit to the city.
Friday 17 July 2009
Manchester United have signed promising striker Mame Biram Diouf from Molde.
Thursday 16 July 2009
Nemanja Vidic was missing from the Manchester United squad that headed out to Malaysia this afternoon for the first leg of a four-match Far East tour.
Saturday 11 July 2009
Friday 19 June 2009
Tuesday 09 June 2009
Something to declare: Terrorism in Turkey; roving the rails of south-east England; South East Asia on a shoestring
Saturday 23 May 2009
Wednesday 13 May 2009
Hip hop favourites Black Eyed Peas and rockers Kasabian are among music stars lining up for a clutch of global concerts to toast 250 years of Guinness this autumn.
Monday 11 May 2009
A Malaysian court announced today that the ruling coalition unlawfully ousted the chief minister of a state previously governed by the opposition in a major blow to the new prime minister's efforts to consolidate power.
Thursday 30 April 2009
Ministers have bowed to legal action and agreed to reinvestigate the alleged massacre of 24 unarmed villagers by British soldiers in Malaya more than 60 years ago.
Monday 20 April 2009
Somali pirates have released a Lebanese-owned cargo ship seized last week as it headed to pick up food aid for Africa, a UN spokesman said today.
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