Diary of a cricket obsessive
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Sunday 14 April 2013
It can inspire you to follow in your parents’ footsteps – or embarrass you to death, discovers Simon Usborne
Sunday 07 April 2013
Tanika Gupta reveals how she gave the Indians of Victorian London a voice
Monday 25 February 2013
Waitrose is ramping up its "click and collect" operation for online groceries with its first drive-through service in car parks from next month, as part of a multimillion-pound investment.
Thursday 24 January 2013
A Wiltshire aristocrat has been acquitted of assaulting one of his family estate's trustees.
Sunday 18 November 2012
More than 1,000 clergy and senior laity back the historic move in an open letter to The Independent
Monday 12 November 2012
Life Beyond the Premier League
Saturday 10 November 2012
A vaccine against a bug that causes diarrhoea in hundreds of thousands of babies each year is to be introduced from next September, the Department of Health has announced.
Thursday 27 September 2012
Newmarket regulars still struggling to adjust to its new autumn schedule must rely on the exposed horizons of the Rowley Mile to retrieve their bearings. Tomorrow they have a Group One for juvenile fillies, transferred from Ascot in contentious horse-trading between the two courses a couple of years ago, but the three-day meeting opens with a race that preserves the vulnerable traditions of the sport's headquarters in the best possible spirit.
Thursday 30 August 2012
Chancellor's local Conservative Club calls crisis meeting over threats to shut it down
Monday 06 August 2012
A study of 50 cities showing the proportion of their populations' total income taken in income tax shows that some are paying up to 31 per cent more since the start of the financial crisis.
Thursday 12 July 2012
One of the world's greatest ever athletes carried the Olympic Torch around Stonehenge at sunrise today.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
The Olympic flame will be carried through two of the country's great cathedral cities today.
Friday 25 May 2012
John Birch was organist and master of the choristers at Chichester Cathedral, where he served from 1958-80, then at The Temple Church, London, until 1997, following in the footsteps of George Thalben-Ball, Walford Davies and EJ Hopkins. He was only the fourth organist there since 1841.
Thursday 12 April 2012
And so the mystery is solved. After 20-plus years and more than 500 episodes, the creator of The Simpsons has finally cracked and admitted that it was Springfield, Oregon, all along. Since the very beginning, fans have speculated as to which of the 34 US towns that bear the name – not to mention the one in Essex – could claim to be "the real Springfield", home of the world's most famous yellow family. Now they know.
Thursday 15 March 2012
FreeView from the editors at i
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
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- 4 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 5 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet