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  1. The Union Jack- The Story of the British Flag

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb The Union Jack- The Story of the British Flag by Nick Groom Atlantic Books, HK$165 Raised at dawn, lowered at dusk, the Union flag once fluttered around the clock ... on land, the Union Jack at sea. The flag is as complicated a product of negotiated compromise as the history of the British Isles, dating back to Celtic tattoos and Julius Caesar's encounter ...

  2. Irish teen sets sights on Ryder Cup

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka McIlroy sees Fanling as place to take next step on the road to stardom Irish teenage sensation Rory McIlroy has grand ambitions. Today he sets out on a quest for his first ... of nerves before the Walker Cup, and also on the 18th green at Carnoustie in July when he was presented with the silver medal as the leading amateur in the British Open. 'That was quite ...

  3. FYI: What is the difference between Australian rules football and Gaelic (Irish) football?

    Posted Jun 24th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... 'I believe Australian rules evolved from the Irish game and the oval ball may have been introduced via the British influence and their game of rugby. 'The Australian game is professional ... Figure-hugging sleeveless tops and hard-wearing hot pants feature strongly in both sports too. Despite the games' shared ancestry, there are some significant differences between the two. The Irish ...

  4. Now it's pounds issued by Irish getting a rough rate

    Posted Mar 18th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... said: 'If a note is British legal tender we accept it and there is one exchange rate.' A spokesman for the Hong Kong Monetary Authority said: 'The exchange rates offered ...

  5. Belfast

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... with Christina Pfeiffer Rejuvenation is the name of the game in the Northern Irish capital, now free from the troubles of recent times. 1. Historic tour Take a walking tour through ... (www.crownbar.com) and tuck into a bowl of Irish stew while you down a pint of Guinness. Snugs are private booths and the ones here are elaborately carved, are equipped with an antique bell system used ...

  6. Thunder from Down Under roars through the Lion City

    Posted Feb 15th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Warboys

    ... cities. Other acts on the bill are New York-based DJ Ursula 1000; Cut Copy, a Melbourne trio with an electro-punk sound; British electronic band Cicada; and Singapore's favourite home-grown ...

  7. Funny pair return to HK stage with comedy set in a Sydney pub

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... with Annemarie Evans. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. Diane runs the Last Dive Bar in King's Cross, Sydney. She's a lonely woman on the run from love. Jack, meanwhile, is an alcoholic, suicidal former advertising executive. Comedians Drew Fai ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Edwards reflects on a memorable career – and ‘that try’

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... birthday at a charity event with All Black legend Colin Meads, former British and Irish Lion and England international Martin Bayfield and venerable Scottish commentator Ian Robertson. 'I ... a goal. Getting that scholarship to Millfield British public school was a lucky break.' Although Colin 'Pine Tree' Meads wasn't on the receiving end in the game in Cardiff, ...

  9. Life as Hagrid's body double

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo On the eve of the release of the new Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, which hits the shelves worldwide on July 21, Hong Kong had its own Potter-esque encounter last week. Former British Irish Lion and England International rugby player Martin Bayfield is often described as one of the giants of British rugby's guest speaking circuit. Standing ...

  10. From the vault: 1984

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... by the famously unprolific, alcoholic writer Malcolm Lowry. Anyone who has read the quasi-autobiographical novel about a British consul drowning his sorrows in a 1930s Mexican town will find little ...




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