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WHAT I LIKED
Friday 24 August 2007
Patrick Cockburn: Some advice for George Bush: a 'surge' in US troops in Iraq will not bring about peace
Monday 08 January 2007
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Tuesday 28 September 2004
Friday 06 August 2004
Sunday 13 June 2004
When the Sultan of Oman presented Margaret Thatcher with a diamond and sapphire necklace in 1981, she immediately fell in love with it.
Friday 04 June 2004
The derby meeting embarks at Epsom this afternoon with a paltry gathering for the Oaks, which is not so much a field as a window box. Just seven runners will fight it out for the premier fillies' Classic, the joint smallest congregation for 100 years, since the day in 1904 when Pretty Polly collected the middle leg of her Triple Crown.
Monday 24 May 2004
The pages of the tome of history can be weighty to overturn but for Attraction yesterday, the task was easy. The Duke of Roxburghe's filly, trained so expertly by Mark Johnston at Middleham, skipped blithely over the emerald acres of the Curragh to win the 83rd Irish 1,000 Guineas. And in so doing, she became the first to add that Classic to the senior version on the Rowley Mile, which she had annexed three weeks previously.
Tuesday 27 April 2004
Jamie Spencer's woes continued yesterday when he lost an appeal against the ban that prevents him from riding Necklace in Sunday's 1,000 Guineas and it also emerged that he may have the four-day careless-riding ban he picked up at Navan on Saturday increased.
Wednesday 21 April 2004
Thursday 18 December 2003
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
- 2 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 5 Hitler’s former food taster reveals the horrors of the Wolf’s Lair