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Thursday 10 January 2013
Minister sets out scheme for UK’s biggest prison despite warnings that concept is discredited
Monday 31 December 2012
Rowan Williams formally steps down today as the Archbishop of Canterbury to take up a life in gentle academia after nearly a decade of leading the world's Anglicans during one of its most turbulent periods.
Henry Cockburn: I was trying to listen to my shoes. I thought I was going to be put in a straitjacket
Monday 26 November 2012
'I was completely introverted. I felt there was no one I could trust to tell them what was going on in my head'
Wednesday 21 November 2012
In a rare intervention into religious matters, the PM said he was 'very sad' about the outcome
Tuesday 20 November 2012
The General Synod votes today as the traditionalists make a last-ditch stand
Want to walk home? That’ll be £16. Council introduces 'pedestrian permit' for residents wanting to walk through car park to their homes
Tuesday 23 October 2012
A council has introduced a ‘pedestrian permit’ for residents wanting to walk through a council-owned car park to get to their homes.
Monday 15 October 2012
A burglar has pleaded guilty to deliberately starting fires at two hospitals and a hotel.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Unlike past protest movements where ideologies came into conflict, today's uprisings are raw and reject traditional political structures
Friday 28 September 2012
Renowned mouthpiece of radical feminist thinking, the Telegraph, is reporting some surprising survey results. According to a study entitled "Equality in the Home", couples who share housework equally have a divorce rate 50 per cent higher than more traditional marriages.
Thursday 27 September 2012
The Church of England is likely to take a swing to the right as a conclave of powerful figures from within the Anglican Communion meets to decide who should become the new Archbishop of Canterbury over the coming days.
Thursday 19 July 2012
Artist Tracey Emin could not hide her delight as she carried the Olympic flame through her home town and said she had been overwhelmed by one of the more surreal experiences of her life.
Sunday 01 July 2012
Last-minute Synod compromise over women in top posts alienates traditionalists and reformers
Friday 15 June 2012
Dominic Dromgoole’s admirably large-spirited and beautifully paced production of Henry V is a canny, not to say mischievous, piece of scheduling, poised as it is to serve two purposes.
Monday 19 March 2012
Not since Gordon Brown wrote to Hazel Blears in response to her letter of resignation from his Cabinet has a public expression of regret been as convincingly genuine. "I was greatly saddened," wrote John Sentamu, the Rupert Murdoch Archbishop of York in his enthralling Sun on Sunday column yesterday, "to hear that Dr Rowan Williams will be stepping down..."
Saturday 17 March 2012
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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