A poll released by Debrett's shows that there is a general decline in the nation's social skills and manners - but I tend to disagree
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Wednesday 21 August 2013
Charity softball players are preparing for a legal clash over having to pay to play sport in a royal park.
Exclusive: Newcastle United's star talent-spotter Graham Carr on brink as Joe Kinnear sparks walkout at St James' Park
Thursday 20 June 2013
Highly rated chief scout Graham Carr considering position at Newcastle after managing director Derek Llambias quits
Mike Ashley tightens his control by making Joe Kinnear top man at Newcastle - and weakens Alan Pardew's in the process
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Both Alan Pardew and scout Graham Carr must report to new director of football in Newcastle shake-up
Sunday 22 July 2012
No one said it would be easy ...
Monday 14 May 2012
There is not as yet an adequate phrase to sum up the feeling of embarrassment and mild existential unease that comes about when you post a link on Twitter or Facebook only to be told that it has, like, been around longer than your gran.
Saturday 12 May 2012
It is in the nature of many great novels to create worlds of their own, entire ecosystems that may be wildly different from the reader's own experience and are yet so vivid as to become real. The Garden Of The Finzi-Continis is one such.
Thursday 19 April 2012
Psychological benefits may be the reason why so many people like to be beside the seaside.
Friday 02 December 2011
Last week, it was Fenton the dog harassing deer in Richmond Park, London. Now the authorities are having to protect the deer from humans scavenging their food supply for conkers or to revive the Christmas tradition of chestnuts roasting on an open fire.
Wednesday 27 April 2011
A London council is charging personal fitness trainers £350 a year to use its public parks.
Thursday 10 March 2011
Three youths face life sentences after being found guilty today of murdering schoolboy Nicholas Pearton.
Saturday 12 February 2011
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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- 4 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile