The veteran Channel 4 host let readers in on the inner workings of his mind – and it’s not as laundered as one might have thought
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Friday 17 February 2012
Dereck Chisora lit the touchpaper ahead of tomorrow's WBC heavyweight title challenge by slapping champion Vitali Klitschko at today's weigh-in in Munich.
Sunday 12 February 2012
A muted voice spinning a bold yarn
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Mystery surrounds death of Vice-President's MP husband in suspicious fire at home
Thursday 02 February 2012
Outlook: With the aid of a City banking analyst and a leading image consultant, I've plotted a route back to respectability for Fred Goodwin.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
The International Cricket Council decided to try to save Test matches yesterday by throwing money at them. Whether this will actually persuade more spectators to watch, provide the players with an incentive to perform better, or spur the weaker nations to mighty deeds may be open to considerable doubt.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
The International Cricket Council decided to try to save Test matches today by throwing money at them. Whether this will actually persuade more spectators to watch, provide the players with an incentive to perform better, or spur the weaker nations to mighty deeds may be open to considerable doubt.
Saturday 21 January 2012
Bargain of the week: Eurostar
Tuesday 10 January 2012
Zimbabwe has banned the import and sale of second-hand underwear after the Finance Minister said women should not suffer the indignity of wearing hand-me-down lingerie.
Saturday 31 December 2011
Whether in the cut-throat field of politics or the fashion industry's corridors of power, this year they left our planet a better place. Celebrate 10 of the best, nominated by Independent writers
Sunday 11 December 2011
President Robert Mugabe insisted yesterday that he would not stand down while his party was targeted by overseas sanctions.
Monday 28 November 2011
The West Indies snatched a thrilling draw with the scores level to deny India a series clean sweep on the final day of the third Test in Mumbai on Saturday.
Saturday 03 September 2011
The South African government has conceded that 30 per cent of land it has bought since the end of apartheid for redistribution to black farmers has been resold by the beneficiaries, often to the original owners.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Impala Platinum's Zimbabwe unit Zimplats said it is in talks with the government after authorities rejected its black empowerment plan.
Friday 19 August 2011
General Solomon Mujuru, who died in a fire at one of his homes on 15 August, was one of Zimbabwe's main power brokers, and husband of the vice-president. The 62-year-old's death is likely to intensify turmoil in Robert Mugabe's party, Zanu-PF, over who will succeed the president. His wife Joice Mujuru leads a powerful faction in the party and counted on the support of her husband, who commanded loyalty in the military after he led it following independence in 1980.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
A raging house fire has killed one of Zimbabwe's main political brokers, raising questions about the battle within President Robert Mugabe's party over who will succeed the ailing 87-year-old leader.
Lincoln MP Karl McCartney 'denied all knowledge' of the Twitter activity
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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- 4 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football