The man who pays his way
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Thursday 03 February 2011
Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has revealed Ledley King's groin operation will be delayed until next week - after the central defender lost his passport.
Monday 03 January 2011
Hull KR expect their high-profile new signing Willie Mason to be with them by the end of the week, following his dash to Tonga for a passport.
Monday 29 November 2010
Most Swiss nationals voting in a referendum appear to have approved the easier expulsion of foreigners convicted of serious crimes such as murder, according to preliminary results yesterday.
Friday 05 November 2010
A maid who accused her wealthy employers of treating her like a slave lost her compensation claim after being found to have told "malicious lies".
Thursday 28 October 2010
English cricket fans endured their first wave of Ashes anxiety yesterday with the news that Graeme Swann had misplaced his passport ahead of tomorrow's departure to Australia.
Thursday 30 September 2010
India began the massive task yesterday of issuing unique identification numbers to its 1.2 billion people, many of whom lack documents establishing their identity.
Sunday 26 September 2010
I'm in Washington DC for four days. I decided it would be fun for my daughter to celebrate her 10th birthday in the capital of the USA. I've got all kinds of stuff lined up for her: the International Spy Museum, the theatre box where Lincoln was shot, the Vietnam war memorial....
Wednesday 08 September 2010
The first letters have been sent out. The rest will arrive by Christmas. In the coming months, around 5.7 million people will discover that they have been caught up in the great income tax blunder of 2010.
Tuesday 07 September 2010
Monday 30 August 2010
My advice to Mikel Arteta would be to make his announcement without delay. Do it swiftly and decisively and leave no room for debate lest he finds himself playing in a team with no hope in front of an ungrateful nation. There is simply nothing else for it: he has to retire from playing international football for England as soon as possible.
Saturday 28 August 2010
Thursday 26 August 2010
Britain's unpredictable weather is being deployed in images used as a security measure to help protect the next generation of UK passports from forgers.
Wednesday 25 August 2010
An idyllic picture of scenic Britain, complete with its typical weather, was unveiled in the new UK passport today.
Tuesday 17 August 2010
This is powerful stuff. Herded on to a bus outside the theatre, audiences are delivered to a faded tenement on the other side of town.
Friday 06 August 2010
More than 60,000 Britons reported their passport lost or stolen abroad in the last year, figures showed today.
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Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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