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The art of watching County Cricket in April http://gu.com/p/3epa8 You've pored over the fixtures, read some Wisden, wrapped up warm and are now ready for another County Cricket season Photograph: Hamish Blair/Getty

Neil Warnock 'parts company' with Leeds United

<b>Leeds manager Neil Warnock has parted company with the Championship club.</b><p>Warnock left about two hours after Monday's 2-1 defeat by Derby, a loss that left Leeds well adrift of the play-offs and just five points clear of the relegation zone.<p>Analysis<p>"I wouldn't be surprised if Warnock has one last …

Soccer

Neil Warnock: Let Mark Hughes destroy another of my old sides

Former Leeds United manager Neil Warnock has backed Mark Hughes to replace him at Elland Road so that he can ‘destroy another one of his …

Peter Sagan apologises for pinching podium girl's bottom http://gu.com/p/3epc3 • Cyclist caused uproar at Ronde of Flanders classic • 'I promise to act more respectfully in the future' Photograph: François Lenoir/Reuters

Hamas orders gender segregation at schools

Gaza's Hamas-controlled parliament has passed a law requiring separate classes for boys and girls in public and private schools from the fourth grade.<p>Osama Mazini, the Hamas education minister, said on Monday that the law which was issued on February 10, was approved by the Palestinian group's …

Israel launches air raids on Gaza

Israel has launched air raids on the Palestinian Gaza Strip, the first such attacks since a truce ended eight days of crossborder assaults in November.<p>The Israeli military said in a statement on Wednesday that its aircraft had targeted "two extensive terror sites" overnight and that "accurate hits …

Israel issues warning to Palestine and Syria

Israel's Defence Minister warned Palestinian fighters that the Israeli military will respond to any attacks in its territory, after a rocket was fired from Gaza into Southern Israel and an attack from Syria.<p>Moshe Yaalon said on Wednesday that the military will not hold back if attacked and will not …

Exchange of fire threatens Gaza ceasefire

Palestinian fighters have launched several rockets into southern Israel after Israeli aircraft hit targets in the Gaza Strip.<p>Wednesday's incidents were the heaviest exchange of fire between the sides since they agreed to an internationally brokered ceasefire last November.<p>There were no casualties …

Rumours of our demise are greatly exaggerated

Regular readers will have noticed the <b>drop in posts recent weeks</b>, chief amongst them <i>Guido Fawkes</i>, who is evidently feeling a little lonely without …

Selective memory – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

New rules will not bring more working-class candidates<p>By Richard Angell<p>—Last year’s conference saw Labour adopt a rule change which pledged it to …

Local elections: Today, Wiltshire; tomorrow, the world

The 2009 local elections were overshadowed by the shock result of UKIP winning second place in the Euros, but this year there is no hiding place. The …

Comment: Osborne's cuts are disproportionately punishing the disabled

By Megan Cleaver<p>"Too often when countries undertake major consolidation it is the poorest – those who had least to do with the cause of the economic …

The inconvenient truth about migration – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

In the past few weeks each of the party leaders have said there needs to be a public debate on immigration. Well, we’ve got one, but it’s not been a …

Size isn’t everything - Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Labour commits to new regional banks<p>By Toby Perkins<p>— In his first conference speech as leader, Ed Miliband expressed his determination to make Labour …

Better off out – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

David Miliband waited until he was almost out of the door to remind us all why we loved him. A simple statement on his website: that he would, not, …

Lib Dem ‘mansion tax’: the right policy AND a vote-winner, say 69% of party members

<i>Lib Dem Voice polled our members-only forum recently to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the</i> …

A new chapter - Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

I’m sorry to see my former cabinet colleague – and friend – David Miliband leaving parliament and the UK. He’s one of the few politicians I worked …