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Monday 21 February 2011
France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is flattered by talk linking him with a summer move to Manchester United but will not let it distract him from the Lyon cause.
Werther, Opéra National de Lyon, Lyon, France<br/>Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Sunday 30 January 2011
Tuesday 21 December 2010
Monday 20 December 2010
Andre-Pierre Gignac has scored just one league goal in nearly five months with Marseille and is turning into the local fans' scapegoat following an expensive transfer this summer.
Wednesday 24 November 2010
Former Liberal Democrat cabinet minister David Laws is set for a swift return to government, Prime Minister David Cameron indicated today.
Saturday 13 November 2010
Thursday 21 October 2010
A Tory backbencher has admitted writing "fiction" on her blog to reassure constituents about how hard she was working.
Thursday 14 October 2010
A Government Whip was ordered to apologise and repay more than £4,000 in parliamentary expenses today.
Wednesday 13 October 2010
Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock has been arrested on suspicion of indecent assault following allegations of improper behaviour towards a female constituent.
Monday 27 September 2010
The Independent, along with Libération and la Repubblica, hosted a forum on The Sustainable Planet in Lyon on 24, 25 and 26 September, gathering politicians, environmental scientists and heads of business from across Europe to take part in a number of debates on the state of our planet.
Sunday 26 September 2010
Friday 24 September 2010
Anyone who saw the Hollywood movie Gladiator will remember its villain: the demented young Roman emperor Commodus, played by Joaquin Phoenix. The most vivid historical picture we have of Commodus is by Edward Gibbon in his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire; Gibbon hated him because he felt it was with Commodus that the Roman rot set in, after four emperors who had ruled wisely and well, the last being Commodus's own philosopher-father, Marcus Aurelius.
Friday 24 September 2010
There are are still large sections of the general population determined to stick their heads in the sand rather than confront the overwhelming scientific consensus that climate change is not some vague hypothesis but a grim present reality. But the world's leading scientists are convinced. So much so that, in many ways, concern for the environment has largely become concern about climate change. In one sense this is quite right, for the tipping point to avert disaster is coming rapidly upon us, if indeed it is not already here. There is no more urgent issue for action, international, national and local.
Sunday 15 August 2010
Thursday 12 August 2010
Today's report on breast cancer is good news for women and good news for the UK. Over the past 20 years, deaths from the disease have fallen more rapidly in this country than anywhere in Europe (save Iceland), with a 35 per cent decline in the mortality rate. Earlier diagnosis, advances in surgery, better drug treatment and increased access to specialists are the keys to improved survival. But, as the UK started with the highest breast cancer death rate in the world in the late 1980s, celebrations should be tempered by remembrance of the thousands of women who might have survived if they had lived elsewhere in Europe.
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