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There were four Basque restaurants rated in the best 20 in the world according to one recent and prestigious ranking of such things, which makes the ...

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FOOD: The lure of Lurra

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I am very keen on crazy golf, even if – as with the real thing – I’m not very good at it. For example, when one Michael Smith won the British Mi...

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FUN: A game to drive you crazy

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Wentworth, its West Course being the original home of the World Matchplay Championship, founded in 1964, and current home to the BMW PGA Championship,...

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GOLF: A bit rich is not enough


The beautiful game has sure got itself into an ugly mess. It looks like Sepp Blatter might be at last soon be on his way out of the door as head of FI...

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FOOTBALL: Soccer mad

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Martin Samuel, writing in the Daily Mail this September about some terrible train conditions and connections (or lack of) during the recent Rugby Wor...

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FLYING: Chicago Blues

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I think I’m in favour of Britain remaining in the European Union. I’m pretty sure I am. But, and this is a really big BUT, did you know th...

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FINANCE: The Maltese Matter