Catherine Pepinster

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

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British Gas cashes in on millennium

BRITISH GAS is in line for a multi-million-pound bonanza, made possible with the help of taxpayers' money, after the decision to hold the millennium jamboree on a former gasworks site it owns in Greenwich.

Arts bodies fight to top up lottery

YOU want an opera house? The National Lottery offers you millions. Some millions, that is, if you can raise the other millions yourself. But can you?

Supermarkets: how many are fire-traps?

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Kelly showered with showbiz tributes

HOLLYWOOD paid tribute yesterday to Gene Kelly, the man who transformed dance in the musical movie with a mix of athleticism and balletic grace.

Divorce and single life bring back the new town

Some 4.4 million homes will have to be built over the next two decades, writes Catherine Pepinster

This is a council estate. The Government spent pounds 150,000 on each house. Why?

Catherine Pepinster explains how Utopia came to Oliver Close

Oil crisis of '96: extra virgin prices soar

The essential ingredient of modern middle-class cuisine is in short supply, writes Catherine Pepinster

From drawing-rooms to Wessex wilds

Catherine Pepinster sees Austen make way for Hardy on television

Former abattoir worker `has CJD'

A FORMER abattoir worker is believed to be suffering from Creutzfeldt- Jakob Disease, the human equivalent of "mad cow" disease.

Christmas 1995: `Do we eat, or do we sit in the dark?'

For single mothers who start saving in January, festive cheer is in short supply, writes Catherine Pepinster
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