The Army is launching a new recruitment campaign to expand its reserves section, despite recent cuts to the number of troops.
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Monday 06 June 2011
It is not lightly that we suggest that careful perusal of the sports section of this newspaper can earn readers a fortune. But we feel justified in at least advancing this proposal after our racing correspondent predicted not only the winner, but the top three, in Britain's richest horse race, the Epsom Derby.
Sunday 15 May 2011
It was a great relief to read that your campaign to save allotments has worked and that David Cameron has pledged to protect them (" IoS campaign buries plan to close allotments", 8 May). But this victory felt too easily won, like the reversal of the decision to sell off forests.
Thursday 07 April 2011
Last Night's TV - Timeshift: Crime & Punishment – the Story of Corporal Punishment, BBC4; My Brother the Islamist, BBC3; Bored to Death, Sky Atlantic
Tuesday 05 April 2011
Tuesday 22 March 2011
The chief executive and chairman of New Look are both quitting, following a dire year during which the company pulled a £1.8bn flotation, faced a damning investigation by Channel 4, posted tumbling sales and suffered disruption by moving head office staff from Weymouth to London.
Wednesday 02 March 2011
Friday 25 February 2011
Sunday 19 December 2010
Hot on the heels of securing the world match race championship, triple Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie re-established his winning form in Melbourne in the class in which he is seeking a fifth consecutive medal at Weymouth in 2012.
Friday 12 November 2010
The chief executive of New Look blamed the fashion retailer's sharpest fall in sales for two and a half years on the "deteriorating" trading conditions and the "disruption" caused by the relocation of staff from Weymouth to its London office this year.
Tuesday 05 October 2010
George Osborne followed conventional wisdom yesterday, littering his speech with political wisecracks made at the expense of the Labour Party. It worked in the conference hall, raising laughter among the gathered delegates, but in a tiny one-bed council flat on a run-down estate just 10 minutes down the road, an uneasy silence fell.
Monday 06 September 2010
A pensioner on a mobility scooter has been run over by a vintage tractor at a country show in Dorchester, police said.
Saturday 04 September 2010
Hopes of defending his world title hit the buffers when Paul Goodison, who is also the current Olympic champion, had another frustrating day at the Laser World Championship in Hayling Island.
Monday 16 August 2010
The sun was smiling even more broadly than Irish eyes after a golden start by the Emerald Isle team in the Rolex Commodores' Cup.
Friday 13 August 2010
The maths says it is possible for Ben Ainslie to win another gold medal at the Skandia Sail for Gold Olympic regatta in Weymouth - but do not bet the ranch.
Thursday 12 August 2010
It was Ben Ainslie to the rescue in Weymouth on Thursday when the triple gold medallist went to the aid of Argentinian 49er pairing Sebastian Peri-Brosa and Federico Villambrosa.
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