As a five-time Paralympian, Sascha Kindred has witnessed first hand how the event's profile has soared over recent editions, but for the 34-year-old the rewards are still solely to be found in the pool.
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Tuesday 03 April 2012
Pro-choice advocates concerned that we're turning the clock back on abortion
Monday 02 April 2012
The National Audit Office (NAO) will carry out a value-for-money review of the BBC's move to Media City in Salford later this year.
Sunday 01 April 2012
From the Front Row: He does not just talk about 'engaging with the people', he actually does it
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Movie legend Dustin Hoffman has lamented the end of Hollywood's golden age, criticising the industry for focusing on profits instead of making quality films.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
A woman accused of breaking into Simon Cowell's mansion wielding a brick has appeared in court.
Thursday 22 March 2012
One Direction, who rose to fame on The X Factor, have become the first British pop group to go straight to No 1 in the US charts with their debut album.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Outlook: It might seem strange now, but business leaders sometimes used to complain about being excluded from popular culture. It was felt that bright and talented young people shunned their blandishments in favour of the professions because business was seen as, well, a bit grubby and best left in a ghetto.
Thursday 15 March 2012
The star of 24 was planning a break from TV but a new supernatural family drama from the creator of Heroes lured him back, he tells Sarah Hughes
Thursday 15 March 2012
Outspoken, Stetson-wearing firebrand finds himself on receiving end of the tough talk
Monday 12 March 2012
Just for a lark a young white man visiting Jamaica ran against Usain Bolt. The picture appeared everywhere including on two whole pages of a leftie broadsheet. For it is Prince Harry, out and about selling The Firm. British colonialism and monarchism never pass on.
Sunday 11 March 2012
In his first interview since the infamous brawl with David Haye, the bad boy of British boxing reveals how his mother's illness brought home his ignominy. Alan Hubbard meets Dereck Chisora
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- 2 Nelson Mandela life story: An unconquerable spirit
- 3 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 Video: Students 'punched and dragged to the ground by their hair' as police break up demonstration