News archive from 22 March 2011

England have an extra gear when game is on the line, says Graham Gooch

England have an extra gear when game is on the line, says Graham Gooch

If England want to believe they are capable of reaching the World Cup final, they only have to cast an eye on the batting coach who has watched their every tortuous step on the way to the quarter-finals. Graham Gooch appeared in three World Cup finals...

Guardian, 22:07 in Sport
 
'Red Bull are just a drinks company,' says revved-up Lewis Hamilton

'Red Bull are just a drinks company,' says revved-up Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton has dismissed last year's double world championship winning Red Bull team as just a "drinks company" and is confident McLaren can win back the Formula One crown. With his team promising some "dramatic changes" for...

Guardian, 22:07 in Sport
 
England new boys: the dos and don'ts

England new boys: the dos and don'ts

Don't ask who's captain Or vice-captain. Or vice-vice-captain. Or say anything like 'Still, we're all grown-ups, aren't we?' or 'Yeah, but it's just an armband really, isn't it?' It's not. It's much more important than that Don't forget to look...

Guardian, 22:08 in Sport
 
Libya campaign prompts calls for review of defence budget squeeze

Libya campaign prompts calls for review of defence budget squeeze

Britain's military operations in Libya have already led to calls for a review of the squeeze on the defence budget – and the pressure is likely to grow the longer the campaign lasts. In a fortnight, the British army and Royal Navy will set out plans...

Guardian, 22:10 in Politics
 
Got secrets you want to keep? Get a hyper-injunction

Got secrets you want to keep? Get a hyper-injunction

First we had the injunction, a court order aimed at stopping someone doing something, such as making certain information public – the identities of two people having an affair, let's say, when one of them is a famous footballer. Then along came the...

Guardian, 22:10 in Politics
 
Notorious image cited in Commons as former soldier warns of brutality of war

Notorious image cited in Commons as former soldier warns of brutality of war

The spectre of one of the most notorious images (above) from the first Gulf war hung over the House of Commons this afternoon. Kris Hopkins, a former soldier who was elected as Conservative MP for Keighley at the general election, cited the memory of...

Guardian, 22:10 in Politics
 
Photos show US soldiers in Afghanistan posing with dead civilians

Photos show US soldiers in Afghanistan posing with dead civilians

The face of Jeremy Morlock, a young US soldier, grins at the camera, his hand holding up the head of the dead and bloodied youth he and his colleagues have just killed in an act military prosecutors say was premeditated murder. Moments before the...

 

Guy Bourdin: Vogue legend

Few photographers could make French, Italian, American and British Vogue come flocking two decades after their death. Yet along with Annie Leibovitz, David Bailey and David Puttnam, the creative directors of those magazines appear in a documentary...

 

Today's mystery bird for you to identify

Mystery Bird photographed at Port Aransas, Texas, USA. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 1 March 2011 [velociraptorize]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/640s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400...

 
Tottenham not to be fooled by Cristiano Ronaldo's 'hamstring injury'

Tottenham not to be fooled by Cristiano Ronaldo's 'hamstring injury'

Tottenham Hotspur are wary of kidology from Real Madrid over the fitness of Cristiano Ronaldo for the Champions League quarter-final first leg at the Bernabéu in two weeks' time. Harry Redknapp, the Tottenham manager, could not make it to the Spanish...

Guardian, 22:19 in Sport
 
Budget 2011: Osborne to unveil private jet flight tax

Budget 2011: Osborne to unveil private jet flight tax

The Chancellor George Osborne will announce in the Budget a tax on private jet flights as part of a crackdown on tax loopholes, the BBC understands. Airline passengers will also see passenger duty frozen this year, it is understood. Mr Osborne wants...

BBC, 22:21 in Business
 
Buy buy buy! Billionaire insists tsunami that killed thousands will set economy back on its feet

Buy buy buy! Billionaire insists tsunami that killed thousands will set economy back on its feet

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett insisted today that there was a silver lining to the earthquake and tsunami disasters that have devastated Japan. The 80-year-old "Sage of Omaha" said the carnage may have created a "buying...

 
Fifa candidate Mohamed bin Hammam challenges Sepp Blater to TV debate

Fifa candidate Mohamed bin Hammam challenges Sepp Blater to TV debate

Mohamed bin Hammam, the Fifa presidential challenger who yesterday began wooing the Uefa delegates who will prove pivotal to his chances of unseating Sepp Blatter, has challenged his rival to a TV debate. The Qatari said he was also open to the...

Guardian, 22:35 in Sport
 

Israel launches air strikes in Gaza

Hamas has stepped up rocket fire at Israel after a lengthy hiatus since a war of two years ago, claiming responsibility for the firings of more than two dozen mortars and rockets at the weekend. Israel killed two Palestinians in Gaza in a separate...

 
Portrait of the artist: Antonio Pappano, conductor

Portrait of the artist: Antonio Pappano, conductor

Were you a musical child? Not extravagantly so. I started piano lessons when I was six, and got serious about it when I was 13. Before that, I had dreams about becoming a football player. How did you get into conducting? That came later. It wasn't...

 


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