Ballance is looking to fight fire with fire after hitting half-centuries in his last two innings
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Thursday 23 May 2013
Designer stubble’s dead. Save your ’tache for Movember. If you want to get on board with the latest facial-hair fashion, you don’t need to spend hours on grooming. In fact, you don’t even have to be a man. All you need is a cat.
Friday 10 May 2013
Simon Russell Beale has transformed himself into a manic version of Ronnie Barker in this merciless, very funny revival of Harold Pinter’s second major stage play, one he wrote and discarded between The Birthday Party and The Caretaker, before directing it himself in 1980.
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1. Typewriter notebook
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Friday 15 February 2013
Whether you're a pen and paper person or a digital demon, we've compiled 10 of the best stationery essentials and accessories to make sure that you can be the envy of the library and study in style
Saturday 01 December 2012
Marvin Miller was the founding executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association who led a revolution in sports by expanding the concept of free agency, which made many leading athletes multi-millionaires. "I loved baseball, and I loved a good fight, and, in my mind, ballplayers were among the most exploited workers in America" he wrote in his memoir, A Whole Different Ball Game.
Wednesday 28 November 2012
It was a blistering night of vital trivia in 18 student unions across Britain yesterday, as more than a hundred teams took part in the inaugural iQuiz.
Thursday 22 November 2012
Our writer says that there's something to good-old English bigotry after all: being gay is a way of choosing strife instead of choosing life - and he should know
Sunday 18 November 2012
The press condemned by its own mouth
Sunday 04 November 2012
Want to grow a moustache and raise funds for prostate and testicular cancer, but in need of some inspiration? Flavourwire has come to the rescue with this photo gallery of the greatest moustaches of all time to mark the start of "Movember".
Thursday 01 November 2012
The Tampa rally over yesterday, reporters travelling with Governor Romney were herded on to the candidate's plane. But if they were frazzled by more than a year on the trail, there was help from top Romney aide Stuart Stephens, who handed out packets of pills. "David Cameron asked me to give you this," he said, spotting the man from The Independent. The six little capsules were nothing more than vitamins, he assured me. Duly ingested.
What To Do, See & Buy: Sous Chef; Cult Shoes: Classic and Contemporary Designs; Vintage Seekers; Original BTC
Saturday 20 October 2012
Create a stir
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1. Raymond Blanc by Anolon
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Friday 12 October 2012
Don’t hide it at the back of a drawer. Once a simple thing, the waiter’s friend is now a hi-tech piece of kitchen kit...
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Rufus Norris's 2006 revival of this Kander & Ebb classic blew me away with its dark, fiercely energised and full-frontal vision of Weimar Berlin as a society gyrating its crotch at the edge of the abyss – at once a drug-fuelled hotbed of rampant, polymorphous perversity and a fertile seedbed for Nazism whose rise emerged in pointed conjunction with the spread of neurasthenic kinkiness.
Friday 05 October 2012
A slice of Beatles' history goes on sale next month when the original collage designed by Sir Peter Blake for the insert of the band's Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is auctioned.
Thursday 02 August 2012
Police have launched a nationwide appeal for information after a man's body was washed up on the south coast.
Thursday 02 August 2012
The first in our semi-regular, and most certainly satirical, character assassinations of gaming's virtual icons.
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Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
Ukip Douglas Carswell defection: Tory MP jumps ship to join Nigel Farage
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- 2 Notting Hill Carnival: Woman shares selfie after being ‘punched in face for telling man to stop groping her’
- 3 Daily Show's Jon Stewart destroys Fox News for its Ferguson coverage
- 4 Botched ice bucket challenge leaves man critically injured after plane drops hundreds of gallons of water
- 5 Friends reunion: Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox perform mini sketch on Jimmy Kimmel Live