Entries by Nick Purves from 04/2012

Can Twitter Save Women's Football?

| Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Sport

The second season of the Women's Super League (WSL) kicked off on Sunday with expectations high after a successful inaugural year. In 2011, riding a post-World Cup wave of popularity, attendances at matches shot up and viewing figures on ESPN were on a par with the men's Scottish Premier League.

How Far Right Can Sarkozy Go to Save Himself?

| Posted 04.23.2012 | UK Politics

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has come out fighting in his attempt to secure a second term. Although beaten into second place after the first round of voting, he issued a strong declaration to his supporters that 'the fight begins now'. He will need to galvanise his support as there had been fears amongst his party that he would be knocked out in the first round.