Monthly Archives: July 2006

Buoyed by the black stuff

Posted by Ian   If you’re a motorist, what would you say is playing more on your mind today: the potential global economic consequences of the continuing conflict between Israel and Hezbollah, or how much you’re likely to have to shell out … Continue reading

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Come back rain, all is forgiven?

Posted by Laura   MSN users were welcomed this morning by a picture reminiscent of California’s Death Valley; cracked mud flats, fire-baked by the heat. But far from depicting the Sierra Nevada,  subject to extreme temperatures of over 50C in … Continue reading

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Those were the days

Posted by Ian   This morning’s homepage has something of a nostalgic feel about it, partly by accident, partly by design.   Our lead feature is a piece by MSN columnist Hugh Wilson, pondering why the likes of Sussex pond … Continue reading

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Fuel for thought

Posted by Ian   This morning’s lead feature on the homepage examining the rising price of petrol seemed to touch a nerve.   Far more of you decided to click on the story than an average Monday morning, something that prompted … Continue reading

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That sinking feeling

Posted by Ian   When we first discussed the idea of running a feature on what’s going wrong with ITV1’s Love Island, it was off the back of news that the show had slumped so far in the ratings it was now … Continue reading

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Mercury rising

Posted by Ian   ‘DON’T RUB IN SUNCREAM’ boomed the Daily Mail this morning, off the back of new findings which alleged the over-exuberant application of lotion could damage rather defend your skin. 13 pages later the very same paper … Continue reading

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Summit’s up

Posted by Ian   What with long jaunts through the sunshine in customised golf carts, Putin making cracks about how much it takes to buy a peerage in Britain and George Bush cussing on mike with a mouth full of bread roll, … Continue reading

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