Compliments to the season: the Premier League’s relationship to anything at all resembling ‘the greatest league in the world’ might exist primarily in the minds of the television brand masters but, credit where it’s due, the 2015/16 model is the gift that just keeps on giving.
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
Sitting in the autumnal sunshine at the Arsenal on Saturday, soaking up some rays, while watching a supremely dominant display against Stoke, with the Gunners spraying the ball around in such a pleasing-on-the-eye fashion, it’s hard to imagine a more pleasurable way of passing a Saturday afternoon.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
Ah well. I did take care to insert a giddy-warning in last week’s column, and it turned out to be well-founded. United’s unexpected spring offensive duly found out that Stamford was indeed A Bridge Too Far.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015
Like many children born during “the enormous upheaval of war”, as she put it herself, former BBC chief news correspondent Kate Adie was the by-product of a love affair, which led to her birth mother, Babe Dunnett, being forced to give her up for adoption.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
THIS is a story of how you can recover after your worst nightmare. It’s the story of a mother whose three children died. Madonna Badger, 49, was an art director, for people like Calvin Klein, and owned a successful company in New York.
Tue, 31 Dec, 2013
The love letters, school papers, and dramatic works of a college-age Joseph Goebbels reveal a romantic young man beginning to show signs of anti-Semitism and egotistical behaviour, according to a Connecticut auction house selling the pre-war writings of Adolf Hitler’s propaganda chief.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2012
GEOTHERMAL energy developers plan to pump 24 million gallons of water into the side of a dormant volcano in Central Oregon this summer to demonstrate new technology they hope will give a boost to a green energy sector that has yet to live up to its promise.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2012
ASHLEY COLE seems to be winning over the Chelsea faithful and it’s about time. He was a very unpopular signing for a number of reasons. Obviously the long-term association with Arsenal was never going to make him an instant hit; that he was seen as taking the place of the popular Wayne Bridge also made some dislike him, which is hardly fair.
Wed, 02 Sep, 2009