Trainers, sneakers, kicks, whatever you like to call them, the humble sports shoe has become a wardrobe staple. Here's our pick of the best
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Sunday 22 August 2010
Elvis probably wasn't referring to a British newspaper when uttering his famous quote, but any English footballers out there considering joining the ever-swelling "special injunction" club may just care to read it as if he was. "Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away."
Saturday 14 August 2010
Squeaky bum time for...
Fans at Twenty20 finals day
It's meant to be perfect weather for ducks at the Rose Bowl today, (as in raining cats and dogs, not the sort of climate that leads to scoreless innings) which could lead to problems for Twenty20 finals day punters.
Thursday 12 August 2010
The venue: Colony, an Indian fusion restaurant which is walking distance from my office in Mayfair. There are areas there where you can be very private.
Wednesday 14 July 2010
This pairing of one-act plays about the vicarious participation of critics in the theatre business was last seen on the vast Olivier stage 25 years ago; it works much better in the compact Minerva, though Jonathan Church and Sean Foley's joint production seems over-anxious to be funny.
Tuesday 06 July 2010
Friday 02 July 2010
Thursday 27 May 2010
An illegal immigrant who conned the former Attorney General into hiring her as a cleaner was jailed for a total of eight months at the Old Bailey today.
Saturday 22 May 2010
Most mothers feel a little overwhelmed when their newborn baby is handed to them. So spare a thought for Vicky Lamb, who is "praying for a small miracle" after giving birth to six, the first living sextuplets to be born in England in 25 years.
Friday 21 May 2010
The parents of sextuplets were today said to be hoping for a "small miracle" as their babies were fighting for their lives in hospital.
Sunday 02 May 2010
Sunday 18 April 2010
The Daily Mail's Peter Oborne is said to be wanted by the Telegraph.
Sunday 18 April 2010
Monday 05 April 2010
Wednesday 31 March 2010
A riot squad officer who hit a G20 protester twice with a metal baton was cleared of assault today.
Friday 26 March 2010
The Manchester City full-back Wayne Bridge began a defensive battle of a different kind in the High Court in London yesterday when he faced legal proceedings brought by Vanessa Perroncel, his former fiancée and the mother of his three-year-old son, Jaydon.
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