It was the moneymen behind Sir Alex who constructed Man U's global brand. But they couldn't have done it without his successes
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Sunday 18 March 2012
Everyone knows Miro as the artist of big, colourful canvases – but this survey of his sculpture gives him another dimension
Thursday 01 March 2012
If you ask me...
Tuesday 28 February 2012
The ousted Yemeni leader, Ali Abdullah Saleh, plans to go into exile in Ethiopia, his aides said yesterday, as the newly inaugurated leader, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, took over from his predecessor of 33 years.
Monday 20 February 2012
Nominated for nine major theatre awards Ghost the Musical is a timeless fantasy about the power of love.
Friday 17 February 2012
Six centuries after the first one was minted and a decade after they went out of circulation, the last French francs are being exchanged for euros.
Sunday 22 January 2012
City Slicker - Ghent: This historic Belgian city is making its mark on the winter calendar. David Atkinson offers some tips for visitors
Thursday 19 January 2012
Vice-Admiral Sir Iwan Raikes won a Distinguished Service Cross in combat in the Mediterranean before a Cold War career in which Britain gave increasing importance to his specialty, submarines. By the time Raikes equalled his admiral father as Flag Officer Submarines in the 1970s, a much smaller Navy had abolished centuries-old traditions such as the rum ration, and submarines had superseded RAF aircraft as the platform for carrying Britain's nuclear deterrent.
Wednesday 04 January 2012
Snaps of the children or holiday keepsakes needn't be forgotten in albums or laptops, there are new ways to display your precious photos
Wednesday 28 December 2011
Australia’s saltwater crocodiles are notoriously fond of human flesh. But yesterday it was a lawnmower that took the fancy of Elvis, a 16-foot croc living in a reptile park north of Sydney.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
They are a familiar sight to visitors to the Eiffel Tower: souvenir sellers hawking knick-knacks ranging from plastic models of the famous structure to hats that double as umbrellas. But the police are not impressed, and following clashes with the vendors at the weekend, have vowed to crack down.
Monday 08 August 2011
The Ministry of Defence is investigating claims that a British soldier kept body parts of dead Taliban fighters as "souvenirs".
Saturday 16 July 2011
Remember last week? My eating my own words? Well I'd like to vomit them back up, please. Or re-eat them. Because I was wrong. Wrong about being wrong. Which makes me – possibly for the first time – right. You can do Italy on the cheap! Careful planning and preparation really will save you money – and the past week is evidence.
Sunday 29 May 2011
Tuesday 10 May 2011
The trials of Charles I, Sir Thomas More and Guy Fawkes took place there, and King Henry VIII is reputed to have honed his tennis skills in its wide open spaces. Now Westminster Hall, the only surviving medieval remnant of the Houses of Parliament, is to be transformed into a venue for hire at £25,000 a night.
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