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On this day…in 1988

On this day in 1988, Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson runs the 100-metres in 9.79 seconds to win gold at the Summer Olympics in Seoul,...

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

This week, a young seventeen year old girl from Sri Lanka who worked as a nanny in Saudi Arabia was beheaded. She was executed because...

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Christmas is over and now we look to New Year’s Eve and the start of a new year. I hope your festivities went well and...

Liam gets catty with Noel

Liam Gallagher has named his cat “Lazy Our Kid” ...having a go at his big '3 chord-wonder' brother Noel. The pair fell out when Oasis...

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Tommy is on holiday for a week and I am writing his column for him…I am his mum. I live in an apartment block on...

A rare appearance of David Bowie

Late morning on a bustling pavement in one of Manhattan’s artier districts this week, a rake-thin man ambled along, a serene presence amid his...

The rules of law must apply

Do you remember before the Olympics in London huge riots and unrest spreading to other UK cities? Now we are seeing killings and riots across...

Tommy Taylors SRU (Sunday Round-Up)

It is with interest I note the change in name to one of Britain’s oldest icons. Big Ben will be renamed the, “The Elizabeth...

Why are we not more successful at the Olympics?

Years ago in my country we had the very best cricket and hockey players in the world. Squash was a most certain gold for us...

The Chinese have a history of testing positive

Questions over the performance of Ye Shiwen come after a string of Chinese swimmers tested positive for doping in recent years. China won 12 of...

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