The rare violin is known as the Lipinski and was on loan to the lead violinist Frank Almond
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Thursday 16 January 2014
The news that Mangal 2's Ali Dirik won the best chef gong at Tuesday's British Kebab Awards will come as little surprise to artists Gilbert and George. Every night with the regularity of a German express train, the pair pootle up London's Kingsland Road from their house in Spitalfields and dine here, each time going through the same ritual of handing their coats to the waiting staff when they sit (unknown for normal punters) and being helped to put them on again when they rise to leave.
Thursday 09 January 2014
A specialist food crime unit should be set up to investigate fraud in the wake of the horsemeat scandal, an expert has said.
Monday 06 January 2014
Hammond in fresh reform bid
Sunday 05 January 2014
Sunday 22 December 2013
Here comes the Christmas juggernaut. Batten down the hatches. Raise the mistletoe. Double the electricity bill on exterior festive lighting. I'm very bah humbug regarding Christmas whereas Stacey is full steam ahead – Defcon Crimbo.
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Father of a four-year-old boy whose mummified body was found in his mother’s house alerted police, court hears
Friday 20 September 2013
The father of a four-year-old boy whose mummified body was found in his mother’s house urged police to check on the child a year before his death, a court heard today.
Thursday 29 August 2013
Jamie’s ‘Skint Meals’ represents a reponse to UK poverty with which I was nauseatingly familiar during my skint days
Saturday 10 August 2013
Putin’s fish is big... but I’ve got a whopper: Battle of the rod-swinging rulers as President of Belarus lands 125lb catfish in Chernobyl exclusion zone
Thursday 01 August 2013
In a rod-swinging contest between hard-man rulers, Alexander Lukashenko, the President of Belarus, has outdone Russia’s Vladimir Putin by reeling in a real-life Blinky, the radioactive fish of The Simpsons fame.
Sunday 28 July 2013
Chef might be too busy to pop over, but his food rules, says Lisa Markwell.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
McDonald’s UK has said that some British families are “running out” of cash ahead of payday, despite it posting another quarter of rising sales and enjoying its “busiest-ever” day of trading last month.
Sunday 21 July 2013
Chemical nasties can be a concern for all skin types but these brands boast the best of what mother nature has to offer
Thursday 11 July 2013
New figures emerge a week after Lord Freud, the Welfare Reform Minister, questioned whether there was a link between the two events
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Marks & Spencer boss Marc Bolland today insisted things were starting to improve despite the struggling retailer posting an eighth successive quarter of falling clothing sales.
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
- 1 Man tweets about bad service, gets kicked off plane, told to delete tweet before re-boarding
- 2 Crash victims in car flattened by shipping container emerge with just minor injuries
- 3 Students offered grants if they tweet pro-Israeli propaganda
- 5 Joey Barton and Yossi Benayoun become involved in Twitter row over Israel-Gaza conflict