Stephen Lee will start his appeal against his 12-year ban from snooker on Thursday.
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Thursday 08 March 2012
Deaths of soldiers in advance party bring sorrow to Warminster
Thursday 08 March 2012
At the best of times, it can be hard enough to find the lane that climbs up to the stables at Barbury Castle. On a morning when the old hangars and airfield fences loom and recede in the fog, it feels as though Nature herself is conspiring in the sequestration of one of the strongest Cheltenham teams in the land. Those who eventually obtain his lair, however, find Alan King providing all the illumination necessary.
Friday 24 February 2012
Derby County 0 Leicester City 1
Monday 20 February 2012
Border security checks have been suspended regularly and applied inconsistently since at least 2007, Home Secretary Theresa May said today.
Friday 10 February 2012
In the 1970s, you could hardly open a magazine or pass a billboard without seeing the advertisement for Virginia Slims cigarettes that said, "You've come a long way, baby." It usually featured a flowing-haired, liberated modern woman alongside some drudge of a generation or two earlier, pegging out laundry. The implication (as well as that smoking was good for you) was that women had revolutionised their lives in unprecedented ways over a few decades, and that a great broad path of such freedoms still lay ahead, along with some fab new haircuts.
Monday 09 January 2012
Friday 06 January 2012
Playing a first-ever third-round tie – against Sheffield United, 90 places higher up the ladder – is a joy for the lowest-ranked team left in the FA Cup. By Robin Scott-Elliot
Friday 06 January 2012
Playing a first-ever third-round tie – against Sheffield United, 90 places higher up the ladder – is a joy for the lowest-ranked team left in the FA Cup
Sunday 18 December 2011
Discovery reignites debate over transportation of smaller standing stones
Saturday 10 December 2011
A young British soldier was executed by the Taliban in Afghanistan after leaving his checkpoint to search for missing kit.
Friday 09 December 2011
I'd rather hoped that Kevin's Grand Design would turn out to be a personal project, but although he seemed to have heavily invested in it, both monetarily and financially, we aren't yet to find out what the Nit-picker's Nit-picker would actually produce if he self-built a home for himself. Instead, this was to be an exercise in exemplary development: "I want to do everything," he said as he embarked on a project to produce low-cost, socially mixed housing. "I want it to be the best, I want it to be the cheapest, I want it to be the most sustainable, I want it to be the most exciting, the most architecturally inspired, the most contextual, the least mediocre." He also wanted to be the "Heston Blumenthal of housing", which sounded a little ominous. You expect an en suite bathroom, but you actually get a playroom-cum-kitchen, connected to the dining room by a playground slide.
Tuesday 22 November 2011
Private schools should not be expected to "prop up" those failing in the state sector, a leading independent school headteacher warned yesterday.
Saturday 03 September 2011
Two alleged members of the so-called "hacktivism" groups Anonymous and LulzSec have been arrested as part of a joint investigation by British police and the FBI.
Friday 02 September 2011
Two men have been arrested in Doncaster and Wiltshire in connection with online attacks by hacking gangs Anonymous and LulzSec, Scotland Yard said.
Thursday 01 September 2011
It is no disrespect to the dead to feel relief that the public spectacle of Wootton Bassett is over. The bodies of 345 soldiers have passed through the streets of the Wiltshire market town after landing at RAF Lyneham over the past five years. But what began as a spontaneous expression of respect by local people as the coffins passed through their high street has grown and then ossified into something altogether more ambivalent.
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