It is a truth universally acknowledged that an ambitious minister possessed of a large department tampers with the legacy of the country’s most celebrated woman novelist at his peril. A point not lost on the new shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt, who today challenged Michael Gove to confirm that pupils studying only English Language will be “excluded from studying great works of English literature”.
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Wednesday 25 September 2013
Lord Browne of Madingley, the former BP chief executive, is to return to the London Stock Exchange after his latest venture, the private equity firm Riverstone, announced plans to raise up to £1.5bn by listing a new energy vehicle in the City.
Wednesday 11 September 2013
The alleged offences span a period of a decade and are said to have taken place in London and Lancashire
Sunday 08 September 2013
Tony Jordan is joining UKTV to make a dark tale about a father who tries to save his sick daughter
Thursday 29 August 2013
X Factor judge Gary Barlow has offered to step in and perform at the turning on of the Blackpool Illuminations after The Voice star Danny O'Donoghue and his band pulled out.
Sunday 25 August 2013
The tremors shook homes in holiday resort
Saturday 17 August 2013
1. Simon and Garfunkel's The Concert in Central Park
Tuesday 06 August 2013
Blackpool manager Paul Ince furious at pitch invasion, as match steward treated in hospital for shoulder injury
Thursday 01 August 2013
Dreams. Most of us never fulfill any. But now One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has aced two of the most common boyhood desires - to be a footballer and a member of a globally successful boy band - in one fell swoop (and at the tender age of 21).
Monday 22 July 2013
Councils no longer able to investigate issues such as seismic activity, venting and potential impact on ground water supplies
Sunday 30 June 2013
Crystal Palace keen to take play-off hero Kevin Phillips into top flight after penalty secures £120m
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Ian Holloway wants veteran striker to help team's tilt at Premier League after his winning goal
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