Two out of three children admit to cheating in school sports because they feel under pressure to win, according to a survey to be released today.
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Tuesday 09 April 2013
Finn acknowledges that competition for places is fiercer than ever
Saturday 19 May 2012
Test at the home of cricket against West Indies brings back memories of fun and games on both sides of the boundary rope but the picture is very different these days
Sunday 04 March 2012
Fashion: Toast of the town
Friday 10 February 2012
Where was I on one of the coldest nights of the year? Why, queuing outside a restaurant in London's Soho, of course...
Monday 06 February 2012
Would Harriet Walker be hooked by the latest trend sweeping London's social scene? You're Havana laugh
Friday 03 February 2012
It's a vote of confidence in British cooking, its owners tell Gillian Orr.
Tuesday 31 January 2012
Around 75 firefighters and 15 fire engines were tackling a blaze at a site that is believed to be a dairy today.
Sunday 29 May 2011
Sunday 22 May 2011
Thursday 21 April 2011
The Government today issued a "smog alert" for the Easter weekend for ozone and polluting particles known as PM10s, which can affect people's health.
Saturday 26 March 2011
My idea of the perfect fashionable new restaurant is one I don't have to go to. In my eyes, the narrative arc should go something like this: 1. Rumours start surrounding a hot new eatery opening in somewhere like Marylebone, Paddington or Notting Hill (or, God forbid, over there: East). 2. Said restaurant opens to great fanfare, fêted by critics, customers and celebrities alike. 3. People travel from all corners of the globe in the vain hope of getting a table. 4. Eighteen months later, said restaurant closes without me ever having had to go.
Saturday 19 February 2011
Ditched your New Year's exercise regime already? Sophie Morris has all the gear you need to get back on track
Tuesday 15 February 2011
Not as much support as I’d hoped for my anti-politically correct brigade stance in yesterday’s diary. People really seem to be angry about this stuff. I rang Ben and we headed off to the Groucho for some liquid comfort. I love Ben. He is blissfully unconcerned about anything but his own happiness.
Wednesday 26 January 2011
A rail company is to cease operations on Friday, ending its services between North Wales and London, it was announced today.
Tuesday 18 January 2011
Anger against the funding bloodbath facing local libraries around the country swelled yesterday as key campaigners joined increasingly widespread protests against the cuts.
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show
- 1 Morgan Freeman on the riot-focused coverage of the Baltimore protests: 'F**k the media'
- 2 The man who filmed the Freddie Gray video has been arrested at gunpoint
- 4 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 5 Length of pregnancy can vary by up to five weeks, scientists discover