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A group of history undergraduates at Warwick are causing controversy by organising their own student-led lectures while their tutors go on strike.

Lacey's late try keeps Irish in sight of Sale

Connacht 18 Sale 25

Become a well-rounded techie

Why you should sign up for a Masters in information systems and management

RACING: Waterlogged Warwick off

TODAY'S CARD at Warwick was abandoned yesterday after the track became waterlogged.

CHILDREN: WHAT TO DO THIS WEEKEND IN LONDON... AND BEYOND

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COMEDY: PICK OF THE WEEK: Ed Byrne tonight & tomorrow Derby Assembly Rooms & Warwick Arts Centre

If you need any proof about how big Ed Byrne has become as a live attraction, look no further than the fact that he is currently in the middle of a major 44-date tour. You don't embark on a nationwide jaunt of that magnitude without hefty support from the public. He is touring with a vibrant new show, "Me Again", which was a sell-out at the Edinburgh Festival last summer.

Round-up: Thomas' speed too much for Connacht

Nathan Thomas found himself at the centre of a controversial refereeing decision when he kicked away a conversion attempt during Cardiff Blues' 18-8 Celtic League victory over Connacht at The Sportsground, Galway, yesterday.

Racing: Walsh to solve the mystery of L'Aventure

Saturdays are beginning to have a horribly familiar shape to them, horrible, that is, if you are not one of the training triumvirate of Martin Pipe, Paul Nicholls and Philip Hobbs.

Postgraduate Lives: 'I like to escape virtual reality into the real world'

Zsuzsi Pek is a mature student conducting a research PhD entitled Exploiting Entertainment Technology and Serious Games at the University of Warwick

Hockey: Ramsden lifts Cannock

Swift's try gives poor Scarlets the blues

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Snowmobile in Sweden gets a ticket in Warwick

The Swedish owner of a snowmobile who says his vehicle has never left the country has received a ticket for being illegally parked in the UK.

Go with the flow

Kate Lord's Pimlico flat has been transformed by her strict adherence to the principles of feng shui. Mary Wilson goes behind the red door

TV 'better for brain power than a book'

Watching half an hour of Richard and Judy's chat show can seriously boost your brain power, a study has found.

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