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  1. Premiership clubs ready to splash the cash

    Posted Jan 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Guardian newspaper reported. Pompey insist their top trio are worth much more than that and if they are willing to sell, mega-rich City and Villa are reported to be interested in Defoe. The failed ... are keen to sign Everton midfielder Mikel Arteta and Russian forward Andrei Arshavin, The Guardian reported. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has been reluctant to splash the cash in the past, but he ...

  2. With trust evaporating, we face a very grim Year of the Ox

    Posted Jan 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... auditors and brokers. When I was a young man, auditors used to earn their fees as guardians of society. They would never sign off on an account unless it was squeaky clean. The assets of any ...

  3. Scraping the bottom of the (oil) barrel?

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... The Guardian's environmental columnist, George Monbiot, pressed IEA director Fatih Birol on that opaque phrase, the actual date turned out to be 2020. The IEA's previous reports, which assured ...

  4. Why issue of Tsang term tied lawyers in knots

    Posted Dec 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Since the handover, the Bar Association has often taken on the role of guardian of the city's legal system. Some of its leading members have marched in protest against interpretations of the Basic Law by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and engaged in fierce debate over legislation for national security. In 2005, the Bar issued three ...


    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Christmas? 7 In Frank Capra's 1945 Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life (left), what is the name of James Stewart's guardian angel (second class)? 8 How many birds ...

  6. Bargain-loving Britain says au revoir to Onion Johnnies

    Posted Dec 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the train,' he says. Channel Tunnel operator Eurostar, testifies The Guardian, is booked solid with French bargain hunters, milking not just the sterling's fall, and the chancellor's 2.5 per ... everything and anything. In France, however, the fixed price rules. Books, an obvious Christmas gift staple, are generally one-third cheaper in London. And even without the sales, noted The Guardian ...

  7. Bringing the circus to the mall

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... 10-year-old Sorcha Jackson plays Wendy, a girl struggling to make a living selling matches at a circus. Her guardian angel, the Winter Fairy, brings her some Christmas joy. Former Cirque du Soleil ...

  8. Lock and load

    Posted Dec 21st 2008, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... competitive feature allows up to 10 gamers to play simultaneously in three different scenarios: Guardian, Wingman and Submission. Pros: Intense combat, plot and much-improved gameplay Cons: Dramatic ...

  9. Death of 4-year-old who fell into pool was accidental, inquest finds

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... it contracts, review the pool's design and put a barrier around it, and that parents and guardians should teach their children to stay safe. The boy's father, Guan Zhenquan, a mainlander, ...

  10. Festivities drag out camp crowd

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which involved a drag scene to circumvent censorship laws that banned anything so 'indecent'. The Guardian noted Wig Out! showed how much society had changed since those less tolerant ...




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