England’s unconvincing display against France in the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday did nothing to enhance their hopes of winning the tournament on home soil.
Papua New Guinea
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Saturday 19 November 2011
In France, cooking a coq au vin is part of the national heritage – you just walk into your local butcher's and pop a coq in your basket. In this country, the dish doesn't translate so well – apart from anything else it isn't easy to find a cock bird. The point of using a cock bird for coq au vin is that the meat is a bit tougher, tastes better and is perfect for long, slow cooking so that the wine flavour permeates the dish.
Tuesday 08 November 2011
Nine people have been killed and hundreds of properties destroyed in three days of ethnic clashes in Lae, the second biggest city in Papua New Guinea (PNG), the volatile Pacific nation which is home to more than 1,000 ethnic groups.
Wednesday 05 October 2011
Walker Greenbank; Regency Mines
Monday 05 September 2011
A greatly respected but underrated artist, Kanté Manfila was best known as the leader of Les Ambassadeurs, one of the most popular Malian bands of the 1970s and early 80s.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Saturday 30 July 2011
It is Mambo versus Mabo, and it looks like the Australian surfwear company whose T-shirts feature a cartoon Jesus and farting dogs picked the wrong fight.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Guinea's democratically elected President survived an assassination attempt early yesterday when gunmen descended on his home, an attack that throws into doubt the political stability of this country with a history of coups and military rule.
Sunday 03 July 2011
Sunday 29 May 2011
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Wednesday 18 May 2011
Spain stayed top of the FIFA rankings today as the 10 top places remained unchanged, while Afghanistan reached their highest-ever position.
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