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Wednesday 19 January 2011
If it's January, it must be time to go for a gong. And never mind the Oscars, never has the result of America's thoroughbred equivalent, the Eclipse Awards, been so eagerly debated. Late on Monday night in Miami came the result that had them whooping in the aisles: the people's darling Zenyatta was finally and justly granted the coveted Horse Of The Year title at the third time of asking.
Saturday 04 December 2010
Almost one in 10 police officers in England and Wales is on sick leave or performing limited duties, according to new figures published today.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
You could call it the Bono effect. Or the Sting effect. Or the McCartney effect. It's the effect of the intervention of celebrity on worthy causes, environmental or otherwise. And one thing you can say about it is that it's certainly effective.
Sunday 07 November 2010
Thursday 04 November 2010
Sunday 24 October 2010
Wednesday 20 October 2010
Government funding for the police will be cut by a fifth in real terms over the next four years, the Treasury said today.
Wednesday 06 October 2010
Stars including Lily Allen, Sting and Elton John were honoured for their songwriting by the US music industry.
Wednesday 06 October 2010
Civil liberties groups and police watchdogs in Australia have called for an urgent review of the use of Taser stun guns following the death of a man in Sydney and the release of a video showing an Aboriginal prisoner screaming in agony after being repeatedly "zapped" at a Perth police station.
Sunday 03 October 2010
Don't blame Coco. I mean, what would you do if you were the 20-year-old daughter of Sting? Time's up.
Sunday 26 September 2010
Your columnist Joanna Moorhead is right ("Benedict bites back", 19 September): the Vatican is a very slick operation, but no mention was made of the number of highly qualified women who work within the Vatican itself, curating a massive collection of treasures from round the world which reflect the missionary element of the faith over centuries, and caring for the collections of books and manuscripts with corridor after corridor of history deep underground. What always mystifies me is why the celibacy rule is so deeply rooted within church dogma when the central plank of it is that the Pope is the direct descendant by acknowledged Faith of Peter the Apostle. The Basilica is built over what is considered to be his tomb, complete with bones. Peter was a married man. There is reference to his mother-in-law within scripture.
Friday 17 September 2010
Wednesday 15 September 2010
Applications by potential police community support officers (PCSOs) are being frozen, a force announced today.
Wednesday 08 September 2010
Thursday 02 September 2010
More than 2,000 police officers had at least three complaints made against them by members of the public over the past year, according to figures released today.
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