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Sunday 21 October 2012
According to Real Clear Politics, Mitt Romney is, on average, up by one point in the polls. According to both Nate Silver and Intrade, President Barack Obama has a better than 60 per cent chance of winning the election. I think it's fair to say that the election is, for the moment, close. But not according to Gallup. Its seven-day tracking poll shows Romney up by seven points with likely voters. But he's up by only one point with registered voters.
Monday 15 October 2012
A disabled man robbed by thugs while he sat in his wheelchair has issued a desperate plea for people to help police catch his assailants.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
The grandeur of the funeral industry is being sidestepped as ever more people opt for something a little on the cheaper side. Thought about a cardboard coffin?
Saturday 28 July 2012
The much-vaunted England pace attack was able to take just two South African wickets over five days last week – but a 23-year-old from the Isle of Wight managed to claim three scalps in just a matter of hours yesterday in the first day of the tour match at New Road, Worcester.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
A health and safety investigation has been launched after a man died when he apparently ran into a low-hanging high-voltage cable.
Saturday 30 June 2012
Some classes were cancelled even before the start of the Round the Island (of Wight) Race today as forecasts of brisk south-westerlies brought the reality of over 25 knots and either challenging or exciting races for what had been 1,650 entries and over 10,000 competitors. Injuries were reported to a handful.
Thursday 28 June 2012
Lower costs and harder work for the crew are on the menu for the next two Volvo round the world races after CEO Knut Frostad announced in Lorient a new design of yacht to be used by all the competitors for at least two races from 2014.
Friday 22 June 2012
A psychic who conned young female disciples into stripping off for raunchy spiritualist sessions is facing jail.
Friday 08 June 2012
For years, the fishermen of Misawa, a small town on the north-eastern corner of Japan's main island, Honshu, set sail from one of four outwardly unremarkable floating docks, built using concrete and steel and adorned, for largely protective purposes, with several dozen old car tyres.
Monday 30 April 2012
A yacht involved in a race off the coast of California and Mexico apparently collided at night with a much larger vessel, leaving three crew members dead and one missing.
Sunday 29 April 2012
Three crew members of a yacht were found dead and a fourth person was missing after they ran into trouble during a race off the coasts of California and Mexico.
Wednesday 18 April 2012
Peer's paid role for tax haven may have broken parliamentary regulations
Monday 16 April 2012
Britain's first Muslim Cabinet minister tells her colleagues to wake up to what's happening in the country. Oliver Wright meets Baroness Sayeeda Warsi
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a Neolithic portal dolmen, one of Western Europe's oldest ritual burial chambered monuments, in an isolated field in Wales.
Thursday 23 February 2012
A former nightclub bouncer has been jailed for a minimum of 35 years for murdering a pregnant teenager two weeks before she was due to give birth.
Sales of the tablet are set to fall again, say analysts
World's most lethal spider found under a bunch of bananas
I Am Bread could actually be a challenging and nuanced title
Company decides to go for simply scary after criticising other sites for 'creepy and targeted' advertising
Footage shot by a passerby shows moment an ill man was carried out of his burning home
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
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