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Daily Archives: July 16, 2010

Editorial: The Old Rock 16.09.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 16.09.10

16/07/2010, by in News

For lovers of the peculiar, The Guardian website’s re-creation of World Cup matches on a lego pitch with lego men, filmed in slow motion, proved to be almost as good a summary of the action as any written report. The final itself was reduced to two nasty tackles, one by the Dutch and one by the Sp... Read more...

Air-conditioning is a refreshing change

Air-conditioning is a refreshing change

16/07/2010, by in Features

Bobby Macaulay continues his journey in southern Africa and reports back from a trip to a holiday resort in Mozambique.Our time in the capital of Mozam­bique, Maputo, was relaxed and high-living. We were staying in a big air-conditioned house with constant transport, good food and a plethora of... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

16/07/2010, by in Features

25 Years AgoWeekend discos and dances in rural halls providing entertainment for young people have been hit by withdrawal of buses from Lerwick.Drivers have refused to operate coaches to discos after a driver was punched. The drivers have said that only in special circumstances will they co... Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

16/07/2010, by in Features

The lunchtime reception to launch the Annual Report of the Crown Estate Commissioners is usually one of the grander invitations to land on my desk each year. The stiff card­board invite with its heavily embos­sed coat of arms and copperplate print requesting the pleasure of your company to share w... Read more...