Alex Chinneck's artwork 'Upside Down House' ('Miner on the Moon') has been created as part of the annual Merge Festival in the Bankside area in London.
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Monday 20 February 2012
A busy Tube station, shut for nearly three years, finally reopened today after a spectacular rebuilding job.
On The Menu: Ajo blanco; Pierre Hermé macarons; Burns Night; Kamm & Sons ginseng liquor; Twinings Tea
Friday 20 January 2012
This week I've been eating...ajo blanco
Friday 15 July 2011
A robbery trial involving the man who murdered the headteacher Philip Lawrence in London in 1995 has collapsed because of a series of delays.
Tuesday 12 July 2011
The killer of headmaster Philip Lawrence wore his murder conviction as a "badge of honour" and used it as a "weapon" in a cashpoint robbery soon after his release from jail, a court heard.
Friday 21 January 2011
It was the 17th-century upmarket alternative to Shakespeare's Globe, where the upper crust could watch the Bard's plays away from the great unwashed. Now, a modern replica of the old Blackfriars Theatre, with a roof (thank goodness) and seating for all, will shelter rain-free comfortable theatre for present-day fans.
Friday 13 August 2010
Have you noticed how art on hoardings is everywhere these days? Whether it's pencil sketches by the Swedish artist Martin Karlsson on the Transforming Tate hoardings at the Tate Modern, or the Graffiti Kings collective making their commissioned mark on a new development of flats on the Holloway Road, or the Bankside Gallery's London Lives competition where the winning artists will have their work blown-up on a huge hoarding on Blackfriars Bridge for a year (from September) – the hoarding has become another artistic outlet worth taking notice of.
Wednesday 19 May 2010
A barrister who lost a £33 million race discrimination claim broke down in tears today as a court was told her abusive emails to a former boyfriend should never have led to criminal charges.
Monday 17 May 2010
An "evil" barrister who lost a £33 million race discrimination claim against a leading law firm was hell-bent on ruining her ex-boyfriend's life, a court heard today.
Wednesday 10 February 2010
What a relief to see Elfyn Llwyd in the House yesterday, still alive and asking questions. He's always more interesting than he looks. Tiny Plaid Cymru are a great parliamentary asset. Blair and Mittal's £2m, that was them. They kicked off Cash for Honours. The Blair Impeachment project, they did that too. Llwyd and Adam Price (they are two-thirds of their party) have probably had more effect on Parliament than the entire Liberal Democrats.
Wednesday 05 August 2009
Armed officers were investigating reports that shots were fired at a police patrol outside a busy railway station today.
Wednesday 20 May 2009
- 1 Gurdwaras-turned-food banks: Sikh temples are catering for rise in Britain’s hungry
- 2 Exercise most effective lifestyle choice for preventing dementia, researchers say
- 3 Teenage girl convicted of robbery after taking pre-crime selfie wielding knife
- 4 Newly vegan Beyoncé wears fox fur to dine in meat free restaurant
- 5 'I'm experiencing austerity as well', says Princess Michael of Kent