Jake Margolis

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Train Splitting: What Is It And How Do You Do It?

Websites like TrainSplit can save travellers hundreds of pounds, rail industry insiders say, using a technique that splits your journey between …

Trains

Fraudsters target art and antiques world

Traders snared in a conmen's scam are pursued with demands to pay huge sums for an advertising listing<p>Thousands of art and antiques dealers, fair organisers and auction houses have been targeted in a global extortion scam that involves victims being subjected to months – and even years – of …

Majority of Eastern Germans Feel Life Better under Communism

Glorification of the German Democratic Republic is on the rise two decades after the Berlin Wall fell. Young people and the better off are among …

The unlikely tale of a World Cup hero

Most weekends, George Pakos can be found on the soccer pitch, a whistle in his mouth, a referee's shirt on his back.<p>He officiates girls' matches, high-school matches, men's over-50 matches. If he's needed to deliver judgment on fouls, he'll take to the pitch, no matter the players, or the weather. …

Bye Bye to the Hi-Hi – The Demise of Third Lanark

Had regimental football history played out a little differently, we might be reminiscing about the unfortunate loss to the Scottish game in the 1960s …

The fall of Third Lanark

David Robertson<p>Photo: Dasha Miller<p>Through boardroom corruption, financial mismanagement and the non-payment of debts, a successful Glasgow football …

Boris Johnson – The Joke That’s Not Funny Anymore

It’s now over two years since Boris Johnson claimed he would not accept ‘Kosovo style social cleansing’ on his watch and then proceeded to do fuck …

Beauty amid the mundane inspired Newton

July 31, 2003|By DAN RODRICKS<p>THE WAY I've always seen her - and the way Charlie Newton painted her, acrylic on canvas, 1980 - Margie The Blonde isn't …

Art

Myth of CD immortality is starting to rot away

WHEN they first appeared in the late 1980s, CDs were hailed as an almost indestructible form of storing music.<p>But to the dismay of rock fans, …

David Bowie

Partridge Island Is the Haunted, Dangerous Rite of Passage for New Brunswick’s Wasted Youth

For years the tunnels and abandoned WWII-era facilities have been a sort of post-apocalyptic punk playground for teens.<p>Teenagers in Saint John, New Brunswick—a small, blue-collar Canadian port city with a median age of 41—pretty much only have a skatepark and occasional DIY house shows when it …

Australia Is Deporting Increasing Numbers of Convicted Kiwis Back to New Zealand

At the end of July, 166 New Zealanders were in immigration detention centres compared with a total of 52 deported for the whole of 2014.<p>Long-term Queensland resident Angela Russell was on the verge of release from the Townsville Women's Correctional Centre after serving a required three months of a …

The Government Wants You to Buy Your Local Pub, But Won't Loan You Nearly Enough

The Pub Loan Fund, announced this morning by Pubs Minister Marcus Jones, might be a nice idea – but it'll barely cover your next round.<p><b>Read: Meeting the Locals of the Elephant and Castle Pub That's Being Turned Into a Foxtons</b><p>Like a fever dream in which Jez from <i>Peep Show</i> becomes the Prime Minister, …

Scottish football’s top 50 brightest young talents (Part Four, 19 to 10): The youth players on course for the very top in the SPFL

THE competition intensifies today as we continue our list of Scotland's wonderkids and promising players.<p>WE enter the top 20 in our list of the 50 …

All-time XI of Scottish football Bosman signings

Tuesday brought with it the 20th anniversary of the Bosman ruling, a landmark moment that changed the face of football forever. Players, once …

Soccer

Links between Turkey and ISIS are now 'undeniable'

An ISIS fighter walks near a black flag belonging to the Islamic State as a Turkish army vehicle takes position near the Syrian town of Kobani, as pictured from the Turkish-Syrian border near the southeastern town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province, October 7, 2014. REUTERS/Umit Bektas<p>A US-led raid on …

Inside the Morning Star, Britain's last communist newspaper

Can a young, Mandarin-speaking Oxford graduate revive the paper Paul Anderson once accused of "bone-headed Stalinism"?<p>In 1930, a stern, working-class …

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Dulwich Hamlet & The Nebulous Concept Of The “Football Hipster”

It was in February 1990 that I made my first trip to Champion Hill for a Vauxhall-Opal (Isthmian) League Premier Division match between Dulwich …

Mainstream Media

CrossFit: ‘The most addictive form of fitness I’ve ever done’

You never have to wonder if a friend or co-worker is into CrossFit. They'll tell you about it – over and over again. They're the buff ones at the office who show up with a Tupperware full of oatmeal or organ meat, depending on their diet strategy of the week. They're on Instagram with a shaved …

Hundreds make final bids to stay in Canada after deportation hold lifted

Ulrick Lafleur reaches into a brown envelope and gently pulls out a large folded piece of paper from the top of a pile of immigration forms. On official Haitian state letterhead with muted lettering, as if the printer needed ink, it informs Mr. Lafleur that his 49-year-old son, Nazaire, was shot to …

Immigration

England's best vintage markets and antique fairs

Lincoln, Lincolnshire<p>The bi-monthly fair that takes place at the Lincolnshire Showground is large without feeling overwhelming. This fair is diverse, offering a huge scope in terms of wares and prices. It is held almost back-to-back with the Newark fair nearby and is a popular destination for …

estate: post-industrial ruin at the end of thatcher's britain

Robert Clayton's images of a council estate in Birmingham in 1991 visually crystallises the legacy of Tory government.<p>Robert Clayton was still a photography undergraduate at the University of Wolverhampton when, in 1991, he decided to create a body of work based on the Lion Farm Estate in …

Brixton Rises Up As Rage Against The Rich Explodes Across The Capital

On the Sunday Politics show yesterday Labour’s Tessa Jowell admitted that her party’s proposed three year tenancies are voluntary. Tenants will be …

Housing

English Football Constituencies: Which Party Holds Your Club?

91<p>SHARES<p>A fantastic table has been put together by Philip Cowley (@philipjcowley) illustrating which party holds the constituency of each of the 92 …

English Football

Why Everything We Thought We Knew About the Election Was Bullshit

How everyone – the public, the media, pollsters – talked themselves into believing a lie.<p>Imagine being John Curtice. He was one of the five experts responsible for Thursday night's exit poll, which predicted a Tory win but totally disagreed with 140 other polls by half a dozen other pollsters this …