That Everton are even under discussion for fourth place is a miracle and – to the neutral – an unalloyed delight
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Friday 16 November 2012
Twenty-four hours after the proud boast of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Israel had severely damaged the long-range missile capabilities of Palestinian militants in Gaza with a ferocious barrage of air-to-surface missiles and naval artillery, two Fajr-5 rockets fired by Islamic Jihad landed just south of Israel's densely-populated commercial heartland on Thursday evening.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
The final chapter in Franz Kafka's story ended last week in a Tel Aviv courtroom. It is a tale of death, passion, greed and deception that reads more like an airport thriller than a work by the ascetic Czech author.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
A legal wrangle for ownership of the Czech master's unseen works has finally ended
Sunday 15 July 2012
An Israeli protester set himself alight during a rally Saturday night marking the anniversary of a wave of demonstrations that swept the country to protest the high cost of living and other social issues, authorities said.
Monday 25 June 2012
Scores of demonstrators clashed with police, smashed bank windows and blocked roads in Israel's commercial capital Tel Aviv at the weekend during a protest against the arrest of a social activist.
Saturday 09 June 2012
Drag queens, dancers and shirtless men were partying through central Tel Aviv yesterday as thousands packed the streets for the city's annual gay pride parade. Colourful floats with scantily dressed revellers drove through the streets as crowds cheered, waved flags and gyrated to loud music as Israel's homosexual community celebrated the event.
Monday 16 April 2012
Hundreds of police were deployed at Israel's main airport yesterday to detain activists flying in to protest against the country's occupation of Palestinian territory.
Friday 16 March 2012
What to see and where to be seen
Thursday 15 March 2012
Out of Russia, always something pianistically new. When 20 year-old Daniil Trifonov won the Tchaikovsky competition last year, it was clear he was extraordinary.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
Drama set in 1940s shows woman's execution after she has child with British officer
Monday 26 December 2011
Thousands of Israelis are expected to march through the city of Bet Shemesh later this week to protest against the treatment of women by ultra-orthodox Jewish extremists, with tensions high after a seven-year-old girl said she had been spat on in the street.
Friday 25 November 2011
Wednesday 26 October 2011
The bookmaker William Hill said it had resolved a dispute with workers at its online operations in Tel Aviv and Bulgaria and parted company with seven senior managers.
Monday 05 September 2011
In the biggest demonstration in the country's history, Israelis took to the streets to demand economic and social reform. Donald Macintyre reports from Tel Aviv
Monday 29 August 2011
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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