Diary of a cricket obsessive
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Friday 09 March 2012
Battalion waiting to go out to Afghanistan undaunted by deaths, say commanders
Monday 20 February 2012
Ray Honeyford, the head teacher of a Bradford inner-city school, sparked national controversy in 1984 when he questioned multiculturalism in schools.
Friday 06 January 2012
Playing a first-ever third-round tie – against Sheffield United, 90 places higher up the ladder – is a joy for the lowest-ranked team left in the FA Cup. By Robin Scott-Elliot
Friday 06 January 2012
Playing a first-ever third-round tie – against Sheffield United, 90 places higher up the ladder – is a joy for the lowest-ranked team left in the FA Cup
Sunday 18 December 2011
Beyond the overbearing and clunking blockbusters, the year's best shows were far-flung, small and perfectly formed
Saturday 12 November 2011
Can we avoid disaster on our roads?
Thursday 01 September 2011
So here they all were again, the agents and trainers and pin-hookers, appraising adolescent horses against their own, sober budgets and the deranged monologue of the auctioneers. While some had already been skirmishing overseas, in France or America, for many British and Irish professionals yesterday marked the resumption of a cycle as perennial and perplexing as migration: the yearling sales, this gruelling, addictive ritual, where over the coming weeks millions of pounds will ferment in the interstices of romance and commerce.
Sunday 28 August 2011
Friday 05 August 2011
A 17-year-old boy who was killed by a polar bear in northern Norway was named by the British Schools Exploring Society (BSES) today as Horatio Chapple.
Sunday 29 May 2011
Saturday 30 April 2011
A pilot averted potential disaster by steering his stricken gyrocopter away from a nursery school in Wiltshire where the royal wedding was being celebrated.
Thursday 28 April 2011
The light aircraft crashed in a field near Old Sarum Airfield, north of Salisbury, Wiltshire a spokesman for Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said.
Wednesday 20 April 2011
Last Night's TV: The Great Estate: The Rise and Fall of the Council House, BBC4 <br/>A Home for Maisie, BBC2 <br/> Bored to Death, Sky Atlantic
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Thursday 13 January 2011
The worst of the winter flu outbreak of 2010-11 is over, latest figures show.
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
- 1 Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
- 2 Kate Moss: Previously unpublished nude photo revealed by Mert and Marcus
- 4 World Book Day: Boy 'excluded' from school after dressing up as Fifty Shades' Christian Grey
- 5 Bad Jews poster 'censored' on London Tube