8:14am Saturday 25th October 2014
AS participants in childhood summer football matches will no doubt recall, one does not always realise at the time the potential damage to one's system that can be caused by hoofing a piece of leather around for hours in the merciless glare of the sun.
1:31pm Saturday 18th October 2014
2:22pm Saturday 11th October 2014
1:58pm Saturday 4th October 2014
2:16pm Saturday 27th September 2014
12:45pm Friday 19th September 2014
1:25pm Saturday 13th September 2014
WHILE Scotland continues to gear itself up for its referendum on independence next week, The Welsh Government has signified its intention to try to refocus its own plans for the redrawing of boundaries.
11:38am Saturday 6th September 2014
3:38pm Saturday 30th August 2014
2:33pm Saturday 23rd August 2014
BY now, music fans at the Reading Festival will be waking up after the first full day and night's entertainment, ready for another few hours' slogging around the site eating unhealthily and possibly getting very wet.
12:18pm Saturday 26th July 2014
11:05am Saturday 5th July 2014
11:31am Saturday 28th June 2014
1:44pm Saturday 21st June 2014
1:47pm Saturday 24th May 2014
3:41pm Saturday 17th May 2014
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11:20am Saturday 3rd May 2014
3:13pm Saturday 29th March 2014
12:30pm Saturday 22nd March 2014
THE demise of the pound coin - signalled by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne this week - and the first sight of its 12-sided replacement, has triggered some fond memories of early pocket money 'treats'.
12:06pm Saturday 22nd February 2014
11:30am Saturday 15th February 2014
11:27am Saturday 8th February 2014
2:12pm Saturday 1st February 2014
10:26am Saturday 25th January 2014
THIS column would never advocate the breaking of the law – but a small act of defiance in Cambridge recently, though technically a matter of criminal damage, has left me with a feeling of something approaching satisfaction.
11:12am Saturday 7th December 2013
11:07am Saturday 7th December 2013
2:02pm Saturday 19th October 2013
11:25am Saturday 12th October 2013
10:02am Saturday 5th October 2013
IT IS a bitter irony that on the same day hundreds of Newport schoolchildren got to enjoy up close the quirks and delights of a work by one of Britain’s greatest artists, the city endured the destruction of another, more public, piece of art.
3:02pm Saturday 28th September 2013
11:10am Saturday 3rd August 2013
10:00am Sunday 14th July 2013
9:10am Saturday 29th June 2013
12:30pm Sunday 23rd June 2013
10:20am Sunday 16th June 2013
11:10am Sunday 19th May 2013
WHILST we are only at the investigation stage, the oil price fixing allegations engulfing giants of the industry such as BP and Shell throw up an intriguing question: If price fixing is proved, who pays us back?
10:21am Sunday 5th May 2013
THE most difficult task this week has been ignoring the hype. Most football fans love nothing more than spending hours discussing the strengths and weaknesses of theirs and the opposition’s teams, the myriad possible outcomes of upcoming matches.
12:40pm Sunday 21st April 2013
10:20am Sunday 14th April 2013
12:10pm Sunday 31st March 2013
11:50am Sunday 24th March 2013
9:10am Saturday 16th March 2013
11:10am Sunday 10th March 2013
11:10am Sunday 3rd March 2013
10:40am Sunday 24th February 2013
SERGIO Parisse may or may not have insulted referee Laurent Cardona while playing for his club Stade Francais last weekend - but when it comes to talking to the man in charge during matches, he talks loudest and longest.
2:10pm Saturday 9th February 2013
12:20pm Saturday 26th January 2013
2:10pm Saturday 8th December 2012
METAPHORICAL horses, in the form of Welsh rugby internationals, are galloping all over Europe - yet this has not deterred the Welsh Rugby Union from at last attempting to fit some sort of a lock on the stable door.
1:10pm Saturday 1st December 2012