Diary of a cricket obsessive
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Monday 16 January 2012
Last time, we took a peek into entrepreneur Ning Li’s psyche.
Wednesday 04 January 2012
The man who gave the world St Trinian's and St Custard's, who depicted the anarchy that lay beneath the English school system, and whose satirical pen skewered a throng of national stereotypes is no more.
Saturday 12 November 2011
Wednesday 09 November 2011
UK Athletics chief shrugs off oil-rich nation's last-ditch attempt to sway IAAF ahead of Friday's vote to determine host of the 2017 World Championships
Friday 21 October 2011
Starring: Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester
Sunday 16 October 2011
Unlikeable characters and a plot about post-structuralism – it's a great read!
Wednesday 07 September 2011
Thursday 25 August 2011
Justin Bieber wants his children to grow up Canada.
Tuesday 09 August 2011
Seeing is usually believing. But sometimes it isn't – and the Guangdong Acrobatic Troupe of China's Swan Lake is a case in point.
Friday 05 August 2011
I'm concerned about Jane Horrocks. She's being typecast, or so it seems to me. First that Tesco advert – you know the one, from the mid Nineties, the one she said paid for her home ("Tesco Towers") and stopped her having to do dross TV. That's as opposed to her new series for Sky1, Trollied, which, presumably, she doesn't think is dross TV. It's about a supermarket called Valco ("Valco serves you right!") and good old Jane plays interim deputy manager Julie. See? Typecasting. Horrocks obviously screams aisle four from a mile off, though I doubt she'd thank you for saying it. After all, it was her who in a recent promotional interview claimed to find shopping in Tesco "a little scary" because "you can have rather a lot of chavs" in there.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Chloe Green has joined the cast of 'Made In Chelsea'.
Monday 01 August 2011
Last week David Cameron jetted out to Tuscany for his family holiday. But where have other Prime Ministers spent their summer vacations? Samuel Muston takes a look back
Town with Nicholas Crane, BBC2, Thursday<br/>Harold Baim's Guide to Britain, BBC4, Wednesday<br/>Olympics 2012: One Year to Go, BBC1, Wednesday
Sunday 31 July 2011
Monday 25 July 2011
Monaco's biggest company has predicted a boost in tourism in the wake of this month's wedding of Prince Albert, the principality's ruler, and former Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock.
Sunday 24 July 2011
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
- 1 Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
- 3 World Book Day: Boy 'excluded' from school after dressing up as Fifty Shades' Christian Grey
- 4 Bad Jews poster 'censored' on London Tube
- 5 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for