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.
Animals found with 'puncture holes the size of a human finger'
Video: The official full-length trailer for the Jurassic Park sequel has dropped – two days early
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
- 1 Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Black Friday 2014: Opening hours for John Lewis, Asda, PC World, GAME and Argos
- 4 Bill Cosby: Isn’t it obvious why his accusers have stayed silent up until now?
- 5 Jeremy Hunt: 'I took my children to A&E because I didn't want to wait for GP appointment'