A look ahead to the midweek FA Cup replay at Deepdale
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Friday 30 December 2011
The owner of Hawkin's Bazaar today became the latest victim of the squeeze in consumer spending when it collapsed into administration, putting nearly 400 jobs at risk.
Friday 16 December 2011
A man and a woman have been found dead in a car on farmland, police said.
Saturday 10 December 2011
I've never been an enthusiastic shopper. Indeed, one of the delights of gardening is that you actually need very little kit to be able to do it. A box labelled 'Seeds' in which to organise your seeds (£10 from gardentrading.co.uk)? They come in nice colours – string, slate or apple green – but an old shoebox does the job just as well. An 'Apple Wizard' (£59.99 in the RHS's Christmas gift catalogue)? "No need to bend down to collect those apples which have fallen from the tree as this clever gadget will gather them up" explains the blurb. Really? Would you trek to your garden shed to fetch your Wizard when you could just bend down and pick up your windfall apple?
Friday 02 December 2011
It is good news that the US coffee chain Starbucks is to create 5,000 jobs in Britain over the next five years, as part of expansion plans which include the creation of 200 drive-through coffee shops. Added to the chain's 700 existing high-street outlets, it will make the world's largest coffee-shop operator also the biggest in Britain. More significantly, since about 70 per cent of Starbucks' employees in the UK are under the age of 24, the move will create new jobs which will go predominantly to young people. With more than a million people between the ages of 18 and 24 now unemployed – the highest since records began 19 years ago – new jobs in a relevant sector are particularly welcome.
Across The Land And The Water: Selected Poems, 1964-2001, By WG Sebald, trans. Iain Galbraith<br />Saturn's Moons: W G Sebald – A Handbook, Jo Catling and Richard Hibbitt (editors)
Friday 02 December 2011
As Jacques Austerlitz remarks towards the end of the book that bears his name, we "have appointments to keep in the past... and must go there in search of places and people who have some connection with us on the far side of time, so to speak". Let me, briefly, keep one of those appointments. On a bright February day in 1998, I'm sitting with Max Sebald, professor of European literature, over lunch in the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts on the Norwich campus of the University of East Anglia – where he has taught since 1970.
Wednesday 09 November 2011
Police have identified skeletal remains found on a building site as those of a man who has been missing for 25 years.
Tuesday 25 October 2011
Racial harassment charges against a woman who displayed a golliwog toy in her window have been dropped.
Friday 02 September 2011
A senior female teacher who had a sexual relationship with a teenage pupil will be sentenced today.
Friday 26 August 2011
Ipswich have fought off competition from Premier League clubs to sign out-of-contract midfielder Jimmy Bullard.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Ipswich Town boss Paul Jewell is giving "immature" winger Lee Martin the silent treatment following his red card against Peterborough on Saturday.
Tuesday 23 August 2011
Ludwig is born in Alexandria. When his Austrian father, a failed artist, does not return from a trip abroad, his Dutch mother Marthe is forced to bring him up alone. He is nicknamed Caesarion – Little Caesar – in reference to another child abandoned by his father.
Tuesday 16 August 2011
Tuesday 19 July 2011
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
- 1 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 3 Mystery man who gave mum heart-warming note on train 'wanted to put a smile on her face'