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Saturday 23 October 2010
Anne Keothavong continued her superb run of form to reach the semi-finals of the Luxembourg Open with a 6-7, 6-2, 6-4 victory over Iveta Benesova.
Wednesday 13 October 2010
Thursday 30 September 2010
Rider reaction to overnight revelations that Alberto Contador failed a doping test while winning the Tour de France this year has been muted so far at the road cycling world championships.
Wednesday 18 August 2010
Craig Bellamy maintained yesterday that there were no hard feelings about his departure from Manchester City. There had been intense speculation about the striker's future since he revealed ahead of Wales' match against Luxembourg last week he was not going to be included in City's 25-man Premier League squad. Bellamy yesterday dropped down to the Championship with Cardiff, his hometown club, on a season-long loan, despite top-flight clubs in England and Scotland lining up to sign him.
Thursday 12 August 2010
Argentina dampened down the celebrations surrounding the Republic of Ireland's return to Lansdowne Road and Robbie Keane's 100th cap by easing to a 1-0 win in Dublin last night.
Saturday 24 July 2010
The media tycoon Richard Desmond last night sealed his takeover of Five, the channel whose hit shows include CSI and Neighbours, in a deal worth £103.5m.
Monday 19 July 2010
Alberto Contador today seized the Tour de France lead after taking advantage of yellow jersey incumbent Andy Schleck's mechanical problem on stage 15.
Wednesday 14 July 2010
A lethal alliance composed of the favourites Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck turned the battle for yellow into a two-way duel yesterday on the toughest Alpine climb of the 2010 Tour. While Bradley Wiggins suffered again in the mountains and slid to sixteenth overall, the Spanish champion and his young rival from Luxembourg put clear water between themselves and the pack.
Tuesday 06 July 2010
A second day of spectacular crashes on the Tour de France involving British favourite Bradley Wiggins, American champion Lance Armstrong and last year's runner-up, Andy Schleck, saw the main contenders call a truce and cross the finish line grouped together behind stage winner Sylvain Chavanel.
Friday 25 June 2010
A male passenger who claimed British Airways discriminated against him has received an apology and compensation from the airline.
Monday 29 March 2010
Thursday 18 March 2010
Sex shops showing films in cubicles lost their battle today to charge the same lower VAT rate as ordinary cinemas.
Monday 01 March 2010
Friday 29 January 2010
Hollywood is not alone in loving repeats: France faces a “Trial of the Century II”. The Paris public prosecutor was accused today of “persecution” and “political bias” after he appealed against the acquittal of former Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin on charges of smearing President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Thursday 19 November 2009
England have been named among the top seeds for February's European Championship qualifying draw - but Scotland are in the third band after falling down the rankings.
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site this morning
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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- 5 The bubble bursts for Sodastream