Roger Bannister

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The New Statesman
The Queen’s Speech and tech: Spaceports, Driverless Cars and high speed Broadbandstory did provoke a twinge of journalistic adrenalin. Or, to put it another way
The Queen’s Speech and tech: Spaceports, Driverless Cars and high speed Broadband
The New Statesman / Posted 8 days ago
story did provoke a twinge of journalistic adrenalin. Or, to put it another way, jealousy. In Harding’s audience was Roger Bannister, the first man (in 1954) to break four min-utes for a mile. A couple of days earlier, I sat next to the US... Read more
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The New Statesman
Alan Rusbridger on paywalls, funding schemes and the future of the mediastory did provoke a twinge of journalistic adrenalin. Or, to put it another way
Alan Rusbridger on paywalls, funding schemes and the future of the media
The New Statesman / Posted 8 days ago
story did provoke a twinge of journalistic adrenalin. Or, to put it another way, jealousy. In Harding’s audience was Roger Bannister, the first man (in 1954) to break four min-utes for a mile. A couple of days earlier, I sat next to the US... Read more
15d
Herald Sun
World loses one of the great sprint kingsat the upcoming Empire and Commonwealth Games but the middle distance runners c
World loses one of the great sprint kings
Herald Sun / Posted 15 days ago
at the upcoming Empire and Commonwealth Games but the middle distance runners conspired to usurp that status. On May 6 Roger Bannister became the first to run faster than 4 minutes for the mile clocking 3min 58.4 at Oxford. And shortly after... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
World loses one of the great sprint kingsat the upcoming Empire and Commonwealth Games but the middle distance runners c
World loses one of the great sprint kings
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
at the upcoming Empire and Commonwealth Games but the middle distance runners conspired to usurp that status. On May 6 Roger Bannister became the first to run faster than 4 minutes for the mile clocking 3min 58.4 at Oxford. And shortly after... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Here are all the 2016 local election results so far(Lab) 51,332 (52.61%, -6.73%) Richard Kemp (LD) 20,598 (21.11%, +14.78%) Tom
Here are all the 2016 local election results so far
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
(Lab) 51,332 (52.61%, -6.73%) Richard Kemp (LD) 20,598 (21.11%, +14.78%) Tom Crone (Green) 10,609 (10.87%, +5.62%) Roger Bannister (TUSC) 4,950 (5.07%, +0.21%) Alan Hutchinson (Ind) 3,964 (4.06%) Tony Caldeira (C) 3,533 (3.62%,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, May 6, 2016World War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to J
This day in history, May 6, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
World War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to Japanese forces. In 1954, medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in 3:59.4. In 1960, Britain's Princess... Read more
21d
The Globe and Mail
Just Did It: Nike’s Phil Knight on the trailblazing emergence of a global mega-brandat Stanford. Why get into the shoe business? I was a runner. As a 16-year-old
Just Did It: Nike’s Phil Knight on the trailblazing emergence of a global mega-brand
The Globe and Mail / Posted 21 days ago
at Stanford. Why get into the shoe business? I was a runner. As a 16-year-old [in 1954], I sat in the stands and watched Roger Bannister break the four-minute mile in Vancouver against John Landy. I was really invested in the sport, and had high... Read more
21d
The Irish Times
David Attenborough: The force of nature at 90one of which being the possibility of meeting your heroes. The three people I m
David Attenborough: The force of nature at 90
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
one of which being the possibility of meeting your heroes. The three people I most wanted to meet were Attenborough; Roger Bannister, the first sub-four minute miler; and writer JG Ballard, who died in 2009 .They are three very English, if... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryWorld War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to J
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 21 days ago
World War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to Japanese forces. In 1954, medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in 3:59.4. In 1960, Britain's Princess... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
AlmanacWorld War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to J
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
World War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to Japanese forces. In 1954, medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in 3:59.4. In 1960, Britain's Princess... Read more
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The Star
The first electrical wiring was installed in the White HouseWorld War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to J
The first electrical wiring was installed in the White House
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
World War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to Japanese forces.In 1954, medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in 3:59.4.In 1960, Britain's Princess... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Local elections 2016: Joe Anderson re-elected as Mayor of Liverpoolin 2015. The Greens say they expect to remain with four seats on the council.
Local elections 2016: Joe Anderson re-elected as Mayor of Liverpool
Liverpool Echo / Posted 21 days ago
in 2015. The Greens say they expect to remain with four seats on the council. Also standing for Mayor of Liverpool were Roger Bannister for Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC), Independent Alan Hutchinson and English Democrat Paul... Read more
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21d
Boston Globe
This day in historyWorld War II, some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to
This day in history
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
World War II, some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to Japanese forces. In 1954, medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in 3:59.4. In 1981, Yale architecture... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
The first electrical wiring was installed in the White HouseWorld War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to J
The first electrical wiring was installed in the White House
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
World War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to Japanese forces.In 1954, medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in 3:59.4.In 1960, Britain's Princess... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
The first electrical wiring was installed in the White HouseWorld War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to J
The first electrical wiring was installed in the White House
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 21 days ago
World War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to Japanese forces.In 1954, medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in 3:59.4.In 1960, Britain's Princess... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
The first electrical wiring was installed in the White HouseWorld War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to J
The first electrical wiring was installed in the White House
Kinston Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
World War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to Japanese forces.In 1954, medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in 3:59.4.In 1960, Britain's Princess... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Property sector in plea to next Mayor of Liverpoolinvestment in a skilled workforce. The seven Mayoral hopefuls are: Incumbent m
Property sector in plea to next Mayor of Liverpool
Liverpool Echo / Posted 22 days ago
investment in a skilled workforce. The seven Mayoral hopefuls are: Incumbent mayor, Joe Anderson, Labour candidate, Roger Bannister, Trade Unionist & Socialist Coalition; Tony Caldeira, Conservative; Tom Crone, Green Party; Alan Hutchison,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Local elections 2016: Who is up for election in Liverpool?finishing fourth and third respectively out of the 12 candidates. Meanwhile, t
Local elections 2016: Who is up for election in Liverpool?
Liverpool Echo / Posted 22 days ago
finishing fourth and third respectively out of the 12 candidates. Meanwhile, the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition’s Roger Bannister has been campaigning for the far-left vote, while businessman Alan Hutchinson is standing as an independent,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool Labour Manifesto aims to put Mersey barrage to generate power 'back on the table'– Green candidate Tom Crone, Liberal Democrat Richard Kemp, Conservative Tony C
Liverpool Labour Manifesto aims to put Mersey barrage to generate power 'back on the table'
Liverpool Echo / Posted 24 days ago
– Green candidate Tom Crone, Liberal Democrat Richard Kemp, Conservative Tony Caldeira, independent Alan Hutchinson, TUSC’s Roger Bannister and English Democrat Paul Rimmer. The BBC Radio Merseyside debate in association with the ECHO was broadcast... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Leicester City’s Historic Championship, As Told By Sportswritersshutting down the record labels. Who knows, perhaps we might even see an invisi
Leicester City’s Historic Championship, As Told By Sportswriters
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
shutting down the record labels. Who knows, perhaps we might even see an invisible barrier being broken here, just as when Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile at Iffley Road, a mark previously considered beyond the scope of the human... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Leicester City’s Historic Championship, As Told By Sportswritersshutting down the record labels. Who knows, perhaps we might even see an invisi
Leicester City’s Historic Championship, As Told By Sportswriters
Connecticut Post / Posted 24 days ago
shutting down the record labels. Who knows, perhaps we might even see an invisible barrier being broken here, just as when Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile at Iffley Road, a mark previously considered beyond the scope of the human... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Leicester City’s Historic Championship, As Told By Sportswritersshutting down the record labels. Who knows, perhaps we might even see an invisi
Leicester City’s Historic Championship, As Told By Sportswriters
Darien News-Review / Posted 24 days ago
shutting down the record labels. Who knows, perhaps we might even see an invisible barrier being broken here, just as when Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile at Iffley Road, a mark previously considered beyond the scope of the human... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The Leicester Supremacy – a triumph that was never supposed to happen | Barney Ronayshutting down the record labels. Who knows, perhaps we might even see an invisi
The Leicester Supremacy – a triumph that was never supposed to happen | Barney Ronay
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 25 days ago
shutting down the record labels. Who knows, perhaps we might even see an invisible barrier being broken here, just as when Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile at Iffley Road, a mark previously considered beyond the scope of the human... Read more
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Daily Record
Decorated war veteran, 90, makes first return to D-Day beachbloody beaches on D-Day. He said: “We weren’t on the beach that long. We were
Decorated war veteran, 90, makes first return to D-Day beach
Daily Record / Posted 28 days ago
bloody beaches on D-Day. He said: “We weren’t on the beach that long. We were carrying a lot of kit but I would have given Roger Bannister a run for his money as we tried to get off the beach. “When we landed, the Germans must have recovered from... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Mayor Joe Anderson clashes with right-wing challenger over immigrationGreen candidate Tom Crone, Liberal Democrat Richard Kemp, Conservative Tony Cal
Mayor Joe Anderson clashes with right-wing challenger over immigration
Liverpool Echo / Posted 1 months ago
Green candidate Tom Crone, Liberal Democrat Richard Kemp, Conservative Tony Caldeira, independent Alan Hutchinson, TUSC’s Roger Bannister and English Democrat Paul Rimmer. The candidates answered questions ranging from the city’s green spaces,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Mayor of Liverpool live debate - live updatesGreen candidate Tom Crone, Liberal Democrat Richard Kemp, Conservative Tony Cal
Mayor of Liverpool live debate - live updates
Liverpool Echo / Posted 1 months ago
Green candidate Tom Crone, Liberal Democrat Richard Kemp, Conservative Tony Caldeira, independent Alan Hutchinson, TUSC’s Roger Bannister and English Democrat Paul Rimmer. Radio Merseyside’s Roger Philips will chair the debate - and keep order as... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Elections 2016: Find out what Liverpool’s seven mayoral candidates have to sayGreen candidate Tom Crone, Liberal Democrat Richard Kemp, Conservative Tony Cal
Elections 2016: Find out what Liverpool’s seven mayoral candidates have to say
Liverpool Echo / Posted 1 months ago
Green candidate Tom Crone, Liberal Democrat Richard Kemp, Conservative Tony Caldeira, independent Alan Hutchinson, TUSC’s Roger Bannister and English Democrat Paul Rimmer. They will be answering questions from the public, ahead of the local... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's 90th birthday: How the world has changed since she was bornsmoking. Crash grounds BOAC’s Comet aircraft. French defeated at Dien Bien Phu
Queen's 90th birthday: How the world has changed since she was born
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
smoking. Crash grounds BOAC’s Comet aircraft. French defeated at Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam. Elvis releases his first record. Roger Bannister breaks the four minute mile record. 1955 Cyprus goes on strike against British rule. Sir Winston Churchill... Read more
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