In my previous dispatch from the traumatic home-hunting frontline, where regiments of estate agents fire broadsides of scorn at our hilarious budget-to-square-footage aspirations, I detailed how one such know-it-all had been forced to tell us – just as we were about to enter – why the house was unsellable, due to the all-pervasive stench of chemicals from the dry cleaner down below. Needless to say, we weren't inordinately tempted.
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The Light Roller: Stop these post-Test ODIs and give the pros a break - but it's winter nets time for the amateurs
Tuesday 21 January 2014
Diary of a cricket obsessive
Monday 13 January 2014
Mike Ashley once boasted he had “balls of steel”. Frankly, for anyone else to spend £45 million on shares in Debenhams after its Christmas drubbing, you’d need them.
Friday 13 December 2013
Passengers were left startled when they were presented with Christmas gifts they had asked for before boarding a flight
Monday 09 December 2013
After a term's worth of student living, why not make the most of the comforts of home this Christmas?
Saturday 07 December 2013
Sport helped change things in South Africa even if it has not solved that society’s basic problems
Friday 06 December 2013
Mr Memory, who was brought on Monday’s Newsnight to memorise the title sequence and couldn’t even remember that Jeremy bloke with the beard’s name. Gosh I love telly.
Saturday 23 November 2013
The best in festive travel
Friday 15 November 2013
The Independent reveals some of their training secrets
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Central heating bill too heavy? Here's how to be smart and save money
Monday 14 October 2013
Tampons are a tough sell - I'm wishing the best of luck to Edith Bowman in her new advertising campaign
Tuesday 24 September 2013
The low-cost brand is prioritising lasting style over fast fashion with a new ‘statements’ collection. Rebecca Gonsalves reports
Monday 23 September 2013
It’s time to cosy up in woollen suits and knits. Just be sure to take tartan and plaid oversize this season, says Lee Holmes
Sunday 22 September 2013
It's time to cosy up in woollen suits and knits – just be sure to take your tartan and plaid oversize this season, says Lee Holmes
Thursday 19 September 2013
The striker is free to return in the Capital One Cup game against Manchester United next week
Thursday 12 September 2013
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
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- 1 I'm A Celebrity 2014: Jungle security stepped up after murder and 'suspicious death' near to camp
- 2 Black Friday 2014: Opening times for Asda, John Lewis, PC World, GAME and Argos
- 4 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 5 Jeremy Hunt: 'I took my children to A&E because I didn't want to wait for GP appointment'