News archive from 2 March 2011, page 28

Shaun McRae too unwell to take charge of Salford for a month

Shaun McRae too unwell to take charge of Salford for a month

Shaun McRae will not take charge of Salford's match against Wigan due to medical advice. He will also be absent for the next month. The coach has been given time off to recover from illness and the club's football director, Steve Simms, and the...

Guardian, 12:23 in Sport
 
Spike Jonze and Charlie Kaufman 'to reunite for new film'

Spike Jonze and Charlie Kaufman 'to reunite for new film'

Nine years after they brought the world the critically acclaimed brain-teasers Adaptation and Being John Malkovich, Spike Jonze and Charlie Kaufman are set to reunite, reports say. Adaptation Production year: 2002 Country: USA Cert (UK): 15 Runtime:...

 
Houellebecq makes sweet music

Houellebecq makes sweet music

Surprisingly for a writer whose latest literary works generally seem to cause a media kerfuffle in his native France and beyond, Michel Houellebecq's new single seems to have slipped into the public domain with little fanfare. Lady Gaga he is not....

 
Murdered bride's parents plead for Shrien Dewani to face justice

Murdered bride's parents plead for Shrien Dewani to face justice

The mother of Anni Hindocha, the British woman murdered on her honeymoon, has issued an impassioned plea for her daughter's husband, Shrien Dewani, to face justice in South Africa. "Shrien, please come to South Africa and tell everything you...

 

Everton 0-1 Reading

Football: Championship side Reading dumped Everton out of the FA Cup just one year after inflicting the same fate on their Merseyside neighbours Liverpool and in doing so booked their place in the quarter final. Everton enjoyed much of the early...

 
Six to watch: TV teachers

Six to watch: TV teachers

He's taught people how to eat healthily, established a thriving playground trade in contraband junk food and most recently instructed us in how to make delicious meals in mere minutes. Now Jamie Oliver's back in Jamie's Dream School, a seven-part...

 
Sale sign England Saxon Kearnan Myall from Leeds on a two-year deal

Sale sign England Saxon Kearnan Myall from Leeds on a two-year deal

Sale have announced the signing of Kearnan Myall from Leeds on a two-year contract from the start of next season. The 24-year-old lock will be the new executive director of sport Steve Diamond's third capture, following those of his fellow forwards...

Guardian, 12:39 in Sport
 

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How do I get involved? | Guardian children's books

How do I get involved? | Guardian children's books

You want to get involved in the Guardian children's books site? Great! There are lots of ways to become part of our community of booklovers. • Have you read a good book (or a not so good book)? Send in a review – you can write this or try recording...

 
Johnson wary of wounded Scots as England prepare for fourth leg of Grand Slam bid

Johnson wary of wounded Scots as England prepare for fourth leg of Grand Slam bid

England number eight Nick Easter picked up the theme, adding that Scotland's form heading into the Calcutta Cup showdown will mean nothing come kick-off time. 'The Scots against the English with the history involved - the Calcutta Cup is the oldest...

Daily Mail, 12:46 in Sport
 
Lewis Hamilton ready to name new management team one year after sacking his father

Lewis Hamilton ready to name new management team one year after sacking his father

It is now 12 months since Hamilton stunned Formula One by ditching father Anthony as his manager. Anthony had previously been by Lewis' side every step of the way, from his early days in karting onto becoming F1 world champion in 2008. The stunning...

Daily Mail, 12:46 in Sport
 
Houllier: Man City loss in December was the lowest point of my career

Houllier: Man City loss in December was the lowest point of my career

'We had a couple of chances but they were superior to us. 'But that performance was the starting base because the team stuck together more and held on for the result. 'We have improved physically and mentally. We have improved as a team. 'The squad...

Daily Mail, 12:47 in Sport
 
Rejected by Spurs, loaned out to Hereford, offloaded to Scunthorpe...but now England beckons Celtic's Gary Hooper

Rejected by Spurs, loaned out to Hereford, offloaded to Scunthorpe...but now England beckons Celtic's Gary...

Rejected by Spurs as a teenager, Hooper has gone via Grays, Southend, Leyton Orient, Hereford and Scunthorpe to the verge of the national team with Capello looking to blood several inexperienced players against Ghana at Wembley on March 29. Capello...

Daily Mail, 12:47 in Sport
 
A Jehovah's Witness, Britain's first Muslim rower, and a champion from 1992... the men going for rowing glory at London Olympics

A Jehovah's Witness, Britain's first Muslim rower, and a champion from 1992... the men going for rowing...

'Personally I am going to postpone my fasting, and do it after the Games. What I do is between me and Allah,' says Sbehi. 'I did the same thing last year because Ramadan coincided with our high altitude training. It is a complication but we look upon...

Daily Mail, 12:47 in Sport
 
Thomas Cook and Co-op travel agent tie-up referred to Competition Commission

Thomas Cook and Co-op travel agent tie-up referred to Competition Commission

The proposed merger of Thomas Cook and Co-operative's travel agents has been referred to the Competition Commission over fears that the deal will harm consumers. The Office of Fair Trading has asked the commission to make a detailed examination of the...

Guardian, 12:50 in Business
 


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