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Live Premier League football - West Brom v Chelsea

Nov
15

Premier League:

West Brom 0-3 Chelsea (17.30pm): The Hawthorns FULL-TIME

                        Bosingwa 34

                        Anelka 38, 45+1

West Brom: Carson; Zuiverloon, Meite (Donk 67), Olsson, Robinson; Koren, Morrison (Texeira 57), Greening, Valero; Miller, Bednar (Kim 46).

Subs: Kiely, Cech, Brunt, Kim, Moore, Texeira, Donk.

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Live Premier League football - Bolton v Liverpool

Nov
15

Premier League:

Bolton 0-2 Liverpool (12.45pm): Reebok Stadium. FULL-TIME

                 Kuyt 27

                 Gerrard 74 

Bolton: Jaaskelainen; Steinsson, Cahill, O'Brien, Samuel; Taylor (Smolarek 84), Nolan, Muamba (Gardner 46), McCann; Elmander, Davies.

Subs: Al Habsi, Smolarek, Gardner, Helguson, Shittu, Basham, Odebayi.

Posted By stuartwilson read more

The Schizophrenic Tendencies of Didier Drogba

Nov
14

The passage of time from Didier Drogba’s opening goal in the Carling Cup game against Burnley, and the resumption of play afterwards, summed up the Ivorian’s character and temperament in a nutshell.

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Max Mosley Strikes Back

Nov
13

Paul Dacre had his say at the Society of Editors Conference. Now Max Mosley, the man whose sex life Mr Dacre considers a legitimate topic for newspaper reporting and condemnation, has retaliated in the Guardian. Does Max have a point?

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Burnley Heap More Spot Kick Misery on Chelsea

Nov
12

Burnley stunned Chelsea at Stamford Bridge this evening, winning 5-4 on penalties to extend the Blues’ seemingly endless penalty curse and progress into the 5th Round of the Carling Cup.

Posted By AlanMcGuinness read more

Web 3.0

Nov
12

The World Wide Web is already a tremendous tool for creating and searching for content, but there is still intense intellectual debate as to it's evolution. The Internet is ever-changing, most of the time unnoticably. Hence, many users will be surprised to learn that what they are using right now is Web 2.0.

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Beeb caption howler

Nov
11

Medway's director of legal studies Lesley Phippen just popped  up to say she'd noticed a caption howler on the BBC's live coverage of the Armistice commemorations. Apparently, war veterans had been laying 'reefs' at the Cenotaph...

I blame Jonathan Ross.

Posted By Ian Reeves read more

Deadline extension: video news assignment

Nov
10

To make up for the fact that today's teaching time was used by our visiting lecture, the deadline for the video news assignment has been extended until 5pm on Friday 14 November.

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Plan for RAG week

Nov
09

The raise and give society is run by Sarah Rawlinson and Sarah Brockhurst, it is a fun way to raise as much money as possible and all proceeds go to local and national charities.

This week is RAG week, there are loads of events going on throughout the day in the pilkington building and at night in coopers and there is fancy dress (so this week there will actually be people in our union bar!!!).

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Manon - the ballet

Nov
09

I just wanted to recommend the current ballet at the Royal Opera House, Manon. I have never been to a ballet before and I was utterly blown away. It was without a doubt one of the best performances of any kind I have ever seen.

It's a heart-rending tragedy set in 18th century Parisian squalour (think Les Mis) with an ill-fated pair of lovers at its centre (think Romeo and Juliet).

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