Catherine Pepinster

Catherine Pepinster is the editor of The Tablet, the Catholic weekly

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Nolan urges hard line on corruption

A New crime of misconduct is to be recommended in a report to be published this week by the Nolan Committee investigating standards in public life, writes Catherine Pepinster.

'Ego-hoteliers' vie to leap on London bandwagon

Catherine Pepinster on the new breed of owner and their creations

Are you a member of a growing superband?

Householders who live in the most expensive properties in Britain are likely to be squeezed by a new council tax "superband".

Bye Oirish pubs, G'day Oz bars

Forget the creamy pint of porter served by a red-headed colleen. The Irish theme pub is sliding out of fashion, and being replaced as the trendiest place in town by the Australian bar - complete with stuffed Koalas, surf boards and Antipodean lager.

Out of the ruins: designer frocks

A YEAR AFTER THE BOMB: Catherine Pepinster on a fashion phenomenon

Today's des res is below stairs

Basements are back, reports Catherine Pepinster

Tide of concrete threatens to destroy London riverbanks

Blocks of flats are ruining the shore, reports Catherine Pepinster

'I am not a monster. I am an artist,' says body parts man

The notorious sculptor breaks his silence

Outrage as arms firm sponsors St Paul's concert

An Arms firm has paid pounds 15,000 to use a concert at St Paul's Cathedral for corporate hospitality to other defence contractors.

Fathers join search for adopted children

Traditionally it was mothers who tried to find the youngsters they had given up. Now men are coming forward, too, reports Catherine Pepinster
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