Something strange happened while I was watching the new series of US legal drama The Good Wife (More4) this week. I found myself humming the theme tune from Australian soap opera Home and Away. It was my unconscious mind's way of serenading new addition to the cast, Melissa George.
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Monday 22 July 2013
Norwegian Marte Deborah Dalelv's sentencing to 16 months last week caused outrage in the West
Sunday 21 July 2013
Hope Powell’s position as the England women’s team coach, which has come under intense scrutiny since the dreadful showing and early exit from the European Championship finals in Sweden, may not be at immediate risk.
Musician and 'Anders Breivik sympathiser' Kristian Vikernes arrested in France for 'plotting massacre'
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Authorities 'intercepted violent comments' on messages transmitted by Vikernes on the internet
Friday 12 July 2013
Up until this year, residents of the small Norwegian industrial town of Rjukan who wanted to catch a few rays between September and March would have to catch a gondola first. Nestled deep in a valley, no sunlight reaches the streets during the long winter.
Thursday 04 July 2013
Two years ago the country’s worst ever mass-murderer turned a bucolic island into a bloody graveyard. Now, those he injured have returned
Friday 28 June 2013
It's really little wonder fracking is such a big deal for our political leaders. Because they some years ago bet our energy future on the hissing stuff when deciding on the next generation of electricity power stations.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Young people in the UK spend more time out of work or on the dole than their counterparts in other western countries, according to an influential report out today.
Friday 14 June 2013
Hoddle believes the FA need to allow best players to go to major tournaments if he is to have any interest should Stuart Pearce leave
Thursday 13 June 2013
The Young Lions endured a disastrous European Championships
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Steve Tongue, who has covered all four of Stuart Pearce's tournaments over the past six years, reports from Israel
Israel Under-21s 1 England Under-21s 0 match report: Stuart Pearce rounds on players as Israel inflict final insult at European Championships
Tuesday 11 June 2013
And so the final humiliation. What is expected to be final act of Stuart Pearce's reign with the England Under-21 team was another deserved defeat and with it their worst ever performance in the finals. Only Israel themselves, who somehow qualify for Eurovision Song Contests as well as European football, have previously ever returned 'nul points', which they did in the 2007 tournament. Back in those days Pearce's England pups were regarded as brave fighters who only lost the semi-final in one of the longest ever shoot-outs. From reaching the final two years later, his sides have regressed to tonight's low point.
Stuart Pearce’s final act is to give next batch of England Under-21 kids tournament experience against Israel
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Coach of eliminated Under-21 side to play youngsters available for next tournament
David Bernstein admits England Under-21 selection policy left manager Stuart Pearce in difficult position
Monday 10 June 2013
FA chairman wants a review of why so many players were lost to the England senior side
Friday 07 June 2013
Under-21s must see off Norway in stifling heat to avoid exit and keep their coach in his job
Friday 07 June 2013
A new translation of the Bible has topped the bestseller list in one of Europe’s least religious countries. The new version, replacing a 1978 edition, sold 160,000 copies in 2012, beating Fifty Shades of Grey.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'
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