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Something strange happened while I was watching the new series of US legal drama The Good Wife (More4) this week. I found myself humming the theme tune from Australian soap opera Home and Away. It was my unconscious mind's way of serenading new addition to the cast, Melissa George.

Future of British Handball after Olympics looking bright as public interest increases

Chairman of British Handball John Brewer is revelling in the way handball has made an impact on the consciousness of the British public at the Olympic Games and has called on UK Sport to help them capitalise on it.

Team GB take hope from stalemate

Great Britain 0 Sweden 0
Anders Lindegaard had just broken into the Red Devils first team on a regular basis when he injured an ankle in training

Anders Lindegaard plans to usurp David de Gea as Manchester United number one

Anders Lindegaard is determined not to let his Manchester United dream die having come so agonisingly close to fulfilling it.

Picture preview: Lello // Arnell, Echo Chamber at Beers.Lambert Contemporary

Relocated gallery hosts Norwegian sculptors' debut UK exhibition

Ecuadorian ambassador in talks over Assange's request for political asylum

The Ecuadorian ambassador is understood to be flying home this weekend for talks on the country's response to the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Summer's coming at last...but not until 2013

More heavy rain is on the way today, but next year there’s a chance we’ll get blistering hot weather

England striker Danny Welbeck

Danny Welbeck looking for England to build on France draw

England forward Danny Welbeck is aware the team need to build on their draw with France as they prepare for their next Euro 2012 group match against Sweden.

Sleigh Bells

Eurovision just doesn't get The Hump

UK's veteran crooner comes second-to-last (way behind Jedward)

Egil Olsen: Wise old head plotting a fresh England defeat

He once made Norway a force in world football and now he is trying to repeat the trick, with some success. Glenn Moore assesses how his current team matches up to sides of old

Cycling on a dyke road

Zeeland: Come on – pluck up a little Dutch courage

Amsterdam's all very well, but drive off the tourist track and you'll find history and glorious sunlit seas in Zeeland, says David Ryan

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, Various venues

The scale of this Scottish art festival makes others look meagre, and the quality of the work is very tasty too

The Oresund Bridge links Copenhagen in Denmark and Malmo in Sweden

Trail of the Unexpected: Oresund Bridge

The bridge that links Sweden and Denmark has its own TV series, says Gerard Gilbert

Fire ravages home on private Green Island in Poole Harbour

Firefighters are tackling a blaze on an island owned by a multi-millionaire.

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Scientific study beneath North Sea could revolutionise how we see the past
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Oliver Sacks writing about his life
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'Gibraltar is British, and it is going to stay British forever'

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Britain is still addicted to 'dirty coal'

Britain still addicted to 'dirty' coal

Biggest energy suppliers are more dependent on fossil fuel than a decade ago
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Orthorexia nervosa

How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition
Lady Chatterley is not obscene, says TV director

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Director Jed Mercurio on why DH Lawrence's novel 'is not an obscene story'
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Set a pest to catch a pest

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A culture that celebrates darkness as an essential part of life
Being sexually assaulted was not your fault, Chrissie Hynde. Don't tell other victims it was theirs

Being sexually assaulted was not your fault, Chrissie Hynde

Please don't tell other victims it was theirs
A nap a day could save your life - and here's why

A nap a day could save your life

A midday nap is 'associated with reduced blood pressure'
If men are so obsessed by sex, why do they clam up when confronted with the grisly realities?

If men are so obsessed by sex...

...why do they clam up when confronted with the grisly realities?
The comedy titans of Avalon on their attempt to save BBC3

Jon Thoday and Richard Allen-Turner

The comedy titans of Avalon on their attempt to save BBC3
The bathing machine is back... but with a difference

Rolling in the deep

The bathing machine is back but with a difference
Part-privatised tests, new age limits, driverless cars: Tories plot motoring revolution

Conservatives plot a motoring revolution

Draft report reveals biggest reform to regulations since driving test introduced in 1935