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Thursday 18 December 2008
Thursday 11 December 2008
Travis Dodd headed in a late winner as Adelaide United beat Waitakere United 2-1 at the Tokyo National Stadium tonight to set up a quarter-final clash against Gamba Osaka at the Club World Cup.
Thursday 21 August 2008
Leo Abse's parliamentary causes, not one of which was ephemeral and most of which lasted for the three decades of his constant activity in and out of Parliament as Labour MP first for Pontypool and then for Torfaen, had one thing in common – Abse knew one heck of a lot about his subjects.
Wednesday 20 August 2008
Kelly Sotherton reacted with dismay today at reports that Lyudmila Blonska, silver medalist here in the heptathlon, is facing a life ban after testing positive for an anabolic steroid.
Tuesday 19 August 2008
Christine Ohuruogu sank to her knees in disbelief tonight after becoming the first British woman ever to win the Olympic 400 metres title.
Monday 28 July 2008
Hiram Bullock was a talented and charismatic guitarist, a rock'n'roller with a jazz head who bridged the world of sophisticated pop and the avant-garde New York jazz scene.
Monday 21 July 2008
Sunday 27 January 2008
Usually thought of as Kyoto's ugly, mercantile neighbour, Osaka is gaining a reputation as one of Japan's most dynamic cities – not least because of its exciting food scene.
The kindest cut: The intricate Japanese art of niwaki is now more approachable, thanks to the skills of a former British sculptor. Anna Pavord reports.
Saturday 24 November 2007
We all think we know what a bonsai tree is. Translated literally, the word means no more than "cultivation in a tray". That, of course, is the least of it. The real point is to distil in miniature the essence of nature. Niwaki is a much less familiar term, but as Jake Hobson explains in an engrossing new book, Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way, it has the same aim. The difference is one of scale. A niwaki is a garden tree, growing with its roots in the ground rather than in a tray. From now until the new year, teams of specialist pruners and clippers will be moving through Japanese gardens, enhancing the poise of junipers and maples, setting guy ropes to improve the angle of an azalea branch and, in the case of pines, stripping off all the old brown needles so that only the freshest, greenest foliage is left on the tree.
Friday 27 October 2006
Saturday 05 February 2005
Saturday 05 February 2005
Monday 03 May 2004
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
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- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness