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Australian Grand Prix heralds biggest set of rule changes as F1 goes green | Paul Weaver

Traditionalists fear worst but the shake-up – bar double-points decision for the last race – should be applauded in general Even Nostradamus did not make any predictions about the 2014 Formula One world championship, when the sport faces probably the biggest set of rule changes in its history . Many traditional F1 fans have been dismayed by the prospect of cars that will be heavier, slower and …

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Australian Grand Prix heralds biggest set of rule changes as F1 goes green | Paul Weaver

Fred Hughes: War is ugly, but it produced the most beautiful poetry

UNLIKE the profusion of ashen names chiselled on thousands of stone memorials, Sentinel reporter Richard Ault's splendid series allows us to hear the sound of local voices and to see the determined 'moustached archaic faces' of pottery youths and miners' sons as they headed out on that fateful 'August Bank Holiday lark' in 1914. The Smith's and Jones's: how many mute poets and artists would have …

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Outdoors: Dealing with plastics and other waste

In our throwaway world, early spring can be depressing. When we travel the highways of the Northeast, the snow-covered winter trash emerges in ugly profusion as the snow recedes. Where trash containers are ample, where pickups are frequent, as is the case in many interstate rest areas, you hardly notice the stuff. Where some officials […]

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Outdoors: Dealing with plastics and other waste