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2014/12/17 14:39
2014/12/17 14:39
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... a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight," said Samuel Johnson, "it concentrates his mind wonderfully." Most of us, spared such an imperative, carry on in a less-concentrated state, but it...
2014/12/17 14:39
2014/12/17 14:39
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2014/12/15 17:55
2014/12/15 17:55
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Julia Moloney with the koala at the Panmure swimming hole. Picture: Carl Moloney – Photo appeared in the Warrnambool Standard Photo:Darren Pateman - The Newcastle Herald. ORANGE: Central Western...
2014/12/13 18:45
2014/12/13 18:45
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NON-FICTION is at its finest when it shows how diverse it can be. Stuart Kelly picks out some of this year’s books that stayed truest to that principle There is always a slight time-lag between...
2014/12/13 12:09
2014/12/13 12:09
6d
Even so, it is the decline in meat consumption that has made the headlines. It is this that troubles our national pride, for the British – and especially the English – have always been the most...
2014/12/12 11:53
2014/12/12 11:53
7d
On This Day - Monday 8 Prefabs were built in the post-war years because of a housing shortage. Here’s a picture from 1947 showing those that sprung up in Slade Road, Erdington. 1733: A Dorset man...
2014/12/10 15:35
2014/12/10 15:35
9d
STUDENTS from Winterbourne achieved two bronze medals at the National Swimming Championships after qualifying for the event for the first time. Four boys from Winterbourne International Academy...
2014/12/08 00:34
2014/12/08 00:34
12d
Youht Football Round-up THE goals came from all directions as St Ives Rangers U13B moved into second in the league with a comprehensive 12-0 win against Little Downham Eagles. Scorers were Doulton...
2014/12/07 18:45
2014/12/07 18:45
12d
SOME of Scotland’s most famous figures reveal their favourite reads, from murder mysteries to poetry and everything in between CEO, Creative Scotland I was very pleased to interview the Turner Prize...
2014/12/07 06:46
2014/12/07 06:46
12d
Articulate: Helen Garner, This House of Grief. Photo: Simon Schluter GRAEME SIMSION This House of Grief (Text): Regardless of topic, I'll read Helen Garner for her intelligent and articulate...
2014/12/04 00:30
2014/12/04 00:30
16d
Updated: Wednesday, December 3 2014, 05:20 PM CST An endorsement in the race for Springfield Mayor. Sangamon County Republicans backing Paul Palazzolo over incumbent Mayor and Republican Mike...
2014/12/03 21:50
2014/12/03 21:50
16d
Sky View Middle School has released its honor roll for the first term of the 2014-15 school year. Named to the honor roll were: Grade 8 Special Honors Dakota Anderson, Rachel Arena, Brianna Ash,...
2014/12/03 19:11
2014/12/03 19:11
16d
Iran: Not to be confused with Islam or the regime trying to hijack its cultural legacy In a 2008 article, historian Penelope Corfield claims “[t]he study of the past is essential for ‘rooting’ people...
2014/12/03 11:37
2014/12/03 11:37
16d
Who are Chinese Malaysians really? – T. K. Chua Published: 3 December 2014 Chinese Malaysians are now being characterised in many ways. We are both ugly capitalists and communists. We are money...
2014/11/29 14:51
2014/11/29 14:51
20d
Festive reading all wrapped up- the best biographies and histories of 2014 OVER the next four weeks we will be bringing you Christmas present ideas with our round–ups of the best books of...
2014/11/28 12:27
2014/11/28 12:27
21d
Literary heavyweights to descend at Jaipur lit fest Keeping up with the tradition of introducing Indian audience to global thinkers and writers, the Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 has chosen...
2014/11/28 06:56
2014/11/28 06:56
21d
Let it also be said that they make for an appealing, if unlikely, pair. In contrast to de Montebello’s imperious prolixity—a quality that will be familiar to all who have had dealings with him at the...
2014/11/27 00:42
2014/11/27 00:42
23d
Just above the Spider-Man doll with its four limbs suckered to the bay window is what I’ve been looking for. A St George’s flag. In the champagne-quaffing, wild boar carpaccio-munching,...
2014/11/25 21:50
2014/11/25 21:50
24d
First Coast led the way on the All-Gateway Conference football team, topping the annual list with seven selections Tuesday morning. Atlantic Coast followed with six selections, while Fletcher and...
2014/11/25 12:25
2014/11/25 12:25
24d
Conchita Wurst celebrates victory for Austria. Photo: DPA A victory for bearded men in dresses Published: 11 May 2014 11:33 GMT+02:00 Everyone with half a heart knows that Eurovision is one of the...
2014/11/24 02:05
2014/11/24 02:05
26d
Samuel Johnson — actor, breast cancer campaigner and now narrator of Gold Coast Cops, tells us what it is like filming the new reality TV crime show. “IT’S six months since I finished unicyling...
2014/12/17 14:39
2014/12/17 14:39
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