I could have bluffed it this week.


United confirm Falcao swoop

Manchester United have completed the signing of Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a on-year loan deal with an option to make the switch permanent.


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A kite sufer participates in the Guinness World Record attempt for the most kitesurfers sailing together at one time on August 31, 2014 in Tarifa, Spain. 352 participants set a new Guinness World Record, breaking the previous record of 318. (Photo by Sergio Camacho/Getty Images)



Government needs to be on the money with forthcoming budget

WATCHED the first episode of The West Wing, for the first time in years, the other night. I’d forgotten how good it was: a dense, fast-paced political drama, packed with dialogue and incident. You knew you were watching something good.

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