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Sunday 27 March 2011
Saturday 26 March 2011
Friday 25 March 2011
Tuesday 22 March 2011
Cameras started rolling yesterday on director Peter Jackson's production of The Hobbit, after months of delays on the prequel to his Oscar-winning Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Monday 28 February 2011
Friday 25 February 2011
Williams would almost certainly have boycotted the Bahrain Grand Prix had it not been called off, team chairman Adam Parr said today.
Thursday 10 February 2011
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor maintained his boycott of his war crimes trial for a second day yesterday, prompting judges to adjourn the case to consider whether to allow a defence appeal over key documents.
Monday 20 December 2010
Japanese media is reporting that players on the national football team are threatening to boycott international friendlies if they aren't given more money.
Wednesday 15 December 2010
One thing has to be said about this year's primary school performance tables. It would be a Government health warning (except the Government is not likely to want to draw attention to it in this way).
Monday 06 December 2010
Egypt held run-off parliamentary elections yesterday that are certain to hand President Hosni Mubarak's ruling party a crushing victory after the two main opposition groups decided to boycott the poll in protest against alleged fraud in the first round.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
Burma's main military-backed party yesterday claimed an overwhelming victory in the country's contentious election, as refugees were forced to flee clashes between rebels and government soldiers near the Thai border returned home. The fighting has pushed around 20,000 refugees across the border to Thailand since it started on Sunday, when Burma held its first national elections for 20 years. Ethnic Karen fighters, who have been battling the government since the country won independence from Britain in 1948, boycotted the election and are resisting attempts to turn them into a border guard force. Government troops cleared the rebels from the eastern town of Myawaddy yesterday and told refugees it was safe to return.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
The BBC has provoked the ire of Sir Alex Ferguson once again with an unflattering Match of the Day analysis of Manchester United's win against Wolves on Saturday.
Friday 05 November 2010
Michael Gove today paved the way for a major shake-up of controversial tests for 11-year-olds, as he announced details of a review into primary school assessment.
Thursday 04 November 2010
Schools made almost 23,500 appeals against this year's Sats results, official figures showed today.
Monday 01 November 2010
The leader of Burma's democratic movement, Aung San Suu Kyi, is due to be released from house arrest here on 13 November, but the governing junta has warned that she could be put on trial again if she continues to remind the public that they have the right to abstain from voting.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street