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Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Q awards: Wilko Johnson receives icon award following battle with cancer

2 hours 13 minutes ago - Guardian
Dr Feelgood star receives Q icon award, while Kasabian beat Kate Bush to pick up trophy for best act in awards 25th yearGuitarist Wilko Johnson said he has been cured of cancer a couple of years after being told he only had months to live, upstaging double prize-winners Kasabian at the Q awards. The Dr Feelgood star picked up the Q icon award at th... by Hannah Ellis-Petersen

Stuart Lancaster: no room for flash; Jonny Wilkinson is England role model

38 minutes ago - Guardian
Lancaster stops making allowances for erratic performers Brad Barritt and Kyle Eastmond may start against New Zealand Semesa Rokoduguni and George Kruis selectedStuart Lancaster will not select flash individuals for next years Rugby World Cup and has challenged Englands players to pursue the high standards set by Jonny Wilkinson. The head coach has... by Robert Kitson

Cristiano Ronaldos performance even won over the Liverpool boo boys

38 minutes ago - Guardian
The incumbent Ballon dOr winner gave Anfield a sense of event glamour and didnt disappoint as Real Madrid showed true classHe came. He scored (of course). He wandered off to a round of applause. The appearance of CR7 in L4 was always likely to bring with it a rare sense of event glamour, if only for the rarity value of a visit by the incumbent Ball... by Barney Ronay at Anfield

Inside the world of Amazon Vine book reviewers: how I ended up with a mailbox full of dog poo

1 hour 49 minutes ago - Guardian
The internet market for books has become a hotbed of authors and reviewers behaving badly. Suzanne McGee, who cancelled her book-reviewing blog after an attack from a writer, urges a sensible approachAm I being catfished? An author confronts her No 1 criticThe day that I stopped reviewing books on my own blog was a Tuesday, if I recall correctly. I... by Suzanne McGee

Universal credit timetable slips again

1 hour 24 minutes ago - Guardian
DWP insists it remains on course to secure savings even though less than 15,000 claimants are currently on new benefits systemThe increasingly vague timetable to put more than seven million benefit claimants on the governments flagship universal credit has again slipped back, the Department of Work and Pensions confirmed on Wednesday.But the DWP in... by Patrick Wintour

DIY stores are hammered by lack of do-it-yourself drive

1 hour 23 minutes ago - Guardian
Homebase closing a quarter of stores as it struggles with generational attitude shift, despite revival in UK housing marketHomebase, one of Britains biggest do-it-yourself chains, has blamed the rise of a generation who cant tell a pozidrive from a rawlplug for its decision to close a quarter of its stores, affecting up to 2,000 jobs.When the last... by Sean Farrell

Liverpool taught a harsh lesson by Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid

45 minutes ago - Guardian
Sometimes, in football, there is nothing for it but to accept that the other team are vastly superior. Liverpool have inflicted that feeling on many teams during the years when they earned the right to have a banner on the Kop reading European Royalty but this was a night when Real Madrid reminded them of the brilliance that is needed these days to... by Daniel Taylor at Anfield

Lukas Podolski late strike gives Arsenal win over Anderlecht

42 minutes ago - Guardian
Arsene Wenger had wanted something to warm his cockles on the occasion of his 65th birthday and after plenty of suffering, he got it. When Andy Najar exposed Arsenals worrying habit of switching off at the back to ignite this occasion, it had looked as if Wenger was set to add another worry line to his brow.Make no mistake, Arsenals Champions Leagu... by David Hytner at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium

VIDEO: Military reburials for WW1 soldiers

11 hours 5 minutes ago - BBC
A reburial service has been taking place in northern France for 15 British World War One soldiers, exactly one hundred years after they were killed in battle

VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well

6 hours 42 minutes ago - BBC
An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya

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