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
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more