The exquisitely skilful Uruguayan attacker Pedro Rocha was billed as the man most likely to deal an early blow to England's dreams of footballing glory in the opening match of the 1966 World Cup finals at Wembley.
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Thursday 01 April 2010
Wednesday 24 March 2010
Sunday 17 January 2010
Wednesday 16 December 2009
Gordon Brown has warned it may not be possible to get a deal in Copenhagen, where more than 190 countries are attempting to thrash out a new agreement on tackling climate change. But what are the sticking points between countries?
Tuesday 15 December 2009
The battle lines are drawn. The armies are lined up. The guns are loaded. But here in Copenhagen, a phony war is underway.
Saturday 12 December 2009
Friday 11 December 2009
Saturday 14 November 2009
China will insist the main principles of the Kyoto Protocol are retained in any new global climate change pact, even though others are seeking to abandon them, a high-ranking climate official on Saturday.
Monday 09 November 2009
Tuesday 20 October 2009
Monday 19 October 2009
Roy Raymonde was an award-winning cartoonist, advertising artist and illustrator whose work appeared regularly in Punch, Playboy, the Sunday Telegraph and other publications for more than half a century.
Saturday 12 September 2009
Saturday 05 September 2009
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: an autumn tour of Japan. Prices are for two people travelling together for 14 nights over the Jidai Matsuri and Kurama Fire festivals; return Heathrow-Tokyo and internal flights, transfers, touring and some meals are included.
Friday 01 May 2009
Just as Lost In Translation extracts humour from present-day culture shock in Tokyo, so did the Dutch voyager Engelbert Kaempfer in the 17th century. He had to approach the Shogun "crouching with head to the floor like a lobster" before "performing innumerable monkey tricks".
Saturday 21 March 2009
A sea of spring cherry blossom; a cluster of ancient temples; a geisha gliding along a lantern-lit path... Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, has long been associated with traditional Japanese culture. Until recently, accommodation here has been confined to either ryokan (traditional inns) or anonymous business hotels. Now Kyoto has taken a leap into the 21st-century with the arrival of Hotel Screen, the city's first boutique hotel.
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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