Diary of a cricket obsessive
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Monday 15 April 2013
Nasri and Aguero earn City a return to Wembley
Tuesday 09 April 2013
Serb turned ankle on Davis Cup duty
Thursday 14 March 2013
James DePreist, who died on 8 February aged 76, was one of the first African-American conductors and a National Medal of Arts winner.Director Emeritus of the Juilliard School's conducting programme in New York, he was the Oregon Symphony's Music Director from 1980 until 2003, transforming it from a small, part-time group into a full-time nationally recognised orchestra.
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Less than £200... For £110pp, there's a two-night Somerset sojourn with Great Little Breaks. The package includes B&B at the Combe Grove Manor, which has a pool and spa, three miles outside Bath. It's based on two people sharing and also includes one dinner, valid for stays until 30 June. Greatlittlebreaks.com
Sunday 10 February 2013
Unleashing a soloist to wander through Vivaldi is a stroke of genius – but does ‘The Four Seasons’ also need six dancers?
Saturday 12 January 2013
'My real-life villains better watch out'
Saturday 03 November 2012
TV pick of the week: Secret State
Wednesday 10 October 2012
The only teenager in the men's top 100 admits to falling short yesterday, but nobody blames him
Saturday 29 September 2012
The Duke and Duchess were both in TV ads, she for hair gel, he for Flash and Jaffa Cakes
Saturday 29 September 2012
Van Morrison's best album in some while is a set of songs that, despite the relaxed tone of their jazz-blues settings, foam with indignation about the venality of capitalist adventurism.
Sunday 29 July 2012
He was the most prolific author in history, but hardly any of his books can now be found – why have you never heard of him? Owen Conquest, Martin Clifford, Ralph Redway, Winston Cardew and Peter Todd were authors with something in common; they were alter-egos of the writer Charles Hamilton, born into a large family in 1876.
Friday 27 July 2012
Roger Federer has carried the Swiss flag at the opening ceremony at the last two Olympics, but the world No 1 revealed last night that on this occasion he has ceded the honour to the man who helped him to win his only gold medal at the Games four years ago.
Tuesday 10 July 2012
Lovely ways to light up your life
Saturday 23 June 2012
Bribes from desperate supplier funded lifestyle of fast cars, fine wines and luxurious hotels
Friday 22 June 2012
The seemingly unstoppable spread of Italy's most powerful organised crime group has now seen it establish outposts in the UK and Ireland, according to anti-mafia judges.
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
Poppy Appeal 2014: This is why I won't be wearing a red poppy this year
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Axe wielding man shot dead after attacking four New York policemen on busy street
- 3 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 4 Jimmy Carr's Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 5 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo