News archive from 28 January 2011

Who'll stand up for liberty in Britain? | David Edgar

The Liberal Democrat compromise on control orders is significant of itself (people are still to be curfewed and tagged without charge) but also important for what it indicates about the political future of the coalition. The bonhomie of last May's...

Guardian, 22:06 in Politics
 
Mohamed ElBaradei lands in Cairo: 'There's no going back'

Mohamed ElBaradei lands in Cairo: 'There's no going back'

Many in Egypt are accusing Mohamed ElBaradei of being a latecomer but in the end flight MS 798 from Vienna landed in Cairo 15 minutes ahead of schedule, carrying with it a man ready to assume the presidency. Egypt's beleaguered regime was waiting....

 

It's Egypt's young who are leading the protests | Ahdaf Soueif

Patience is a virtue – maybe even the supreme one in Egypt's popular hierarchy of values, but patience also has its limits and, now, at last, it seems as if we've arrived at ours. And fittingly, it's the young of the country who are leading us....

 

Clarence Thomas, what? | Michael Tomasky

So we have Palin and Bachmann who don't care what they say. And what about this guy, who doesn't seem to care what he does: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas failed to report his wife's income from a conservative think tank on financial disclosure...

 
Harriet Harman wants Labour to tap into southern indignation in May

Harriet Harman wants Labour to tap into southern indignation in May

Harriet Harman, the Labour deputy leader, today unveiled plans for her party to become the voice of southern indignation with the government in the May council elections. In an interview with the Guardian she said Labour needed to start the process of...

Guardian, 22:06 in Politics
 
Actor Charlie Sheen 'taken to Los Angeles hospital'

Actor Charlie Sheen 'taken to Los Angeles hospital'

US actor Charlie Sheen has been taken to hospital in Los Angeles with severe abdominal pains, his publicist says. Publicist Stan Rosenfield gave no other details of the 45-year-old's condition. But the celebrity news website TMZ reported Mr Sheen was...

BBC, 22:07 in Art & Culture
 
Jamie Woon: 'I've always wanted to make pop'

Jamie Woon: 'I've always wanted to make pop'

Of the 15 contenders in this year's BBC Sound of 2011 poll, Jamie Woon is the only one, as far as we know, whose mum sang with Michael Jackson and whose uncle was in a legendarily hard-living 70s Scottish rock band. He's also the only one to have had...

 
Guardian First Film award: The Arbor

Guardian First Film award: The Arbor

The conclave is over, the white smoke has appeared … and we can tell you that the winner of the 2010 Guardian First Film award is … The Arbor, directed by Clio Barnard. As last year, two films quickly became frontrunners in the judging meeting: The...

 
Spanish Cycling Federation: Alberto Contador's 2010 Tour crown at risk

Spanish Cycling Federation: Alberto Contador's 2010 Tour crown at risk

As Alberto Contador digested the initial verdict on his positive test for clenbuterol in last year's Tour de France, the Spanish Cycling Federation's president confirmed that he is likely to be stripped of victory in the 2010 race. "He will lose...

Guardian, 22:11 in Sport
 
Paul Peschisolido: why my wife did not take Richard Keys's call

Paul Peschisolido: why my wife did not take Richard Keys's call

Paul Peschisolido was with his wife when she declined to take a call from Richard Keys the other day, leaving the Sky Sports presenter unable to make a direct apology for his sexist remarks. Karren Brady, it seems, had better things to do. "She's...

Guardian, 22:11 in Sport
 
Mike Tindall is England's latest injury worry for Wales match

Mike Tindall is England's latest injury worry for Wales match

England's players are making optimistic noises about winning this season's Six Nations but ominous medical bulletins keep on emerging. The latest casualty is Mike Tindall, the Gloucester centre, who has been forced to fly home early from the squad's...

Guardian, 22:11 in Sport
 
Curtis Davies set to switch from Aston Villa to Birmingham City

Curtis Davies set to switch from Aston Villa to Birmingham City

Curtis Davies is set to complete his £1.75m move from Aston Villa to Birmingham City tomorrow after agreeing personal terms on a three-and-a-half-year contract at St Andrew's. The central defender is due to undergo a medical at Birmingham tomorrow...

Guardian, 22:12 in Sport
 
Paul Collingwood sure recovery from his England batting slump is near

Paul Collingwood sure recovery from his England batting slump is near

Paul Collingwood sat in a quiet hotel room here today and talked about the most desperate time of his long and heroic career. His wretched winter in Australia had reminded him of the hardest time of all, in this country four years ago, when he almost...

Guardian, 22:12 in Sport
 
CELTIC TO ANNOUNCE COMMONS SIGNING

CELTIC TO ANNOUNCE COMMONS SIGNING

Celtic are set to announce the signing of Kris Commons after the Scotland winger finalised his move to Parkhead. It is understood that Commons has agreed a three-and-half year deal. The 27-year-old completed a medical at Ross Hall Hospital on...

Daily Star, 22:12 in Sport
 
SALGADO COMMITS TO BLACKBURN

SALGADO COMMITS TO BLACKBURN

Blackburn full-back Michel Salgado has agreed a contract extension until the end of next season. The former Real Madrid and Spain defender, 35, is a firm favourite at Ewood Park since arriving in August 2009 and joins Ryan Nelsen in agreeing a new...

Daily Star, 22:12 in Sport
 


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