While politicians agonise over the size of the Government’s debt, one of the most expensive publicly funded projects in recent years is quietly getting under way.
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Walk of the Month: Bamburgh, Northumberland - a thousand tales lurk among these dramatic cliffs and crags
Saturday 29 June 2013
There’s plenty of history to discover on this dramatic walk along the Northumberland coast, says Mark Rowe
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Council bans payday loans on public PCs
Tuesday 25 June 2013
State government plans to evict ‘living deity’ from building that dates back to the British Raj
Sunday 23 June 2013
The Archbishop of Canterbury arrived in Egypt on Sunday at the start of a five-day tour of the Middle East that will see his stance on the Israeli and Palestinian conflict scrutinised.
Thursday 20 June 2013
Explosions and gunfire rang out across the northern Syrian city of Aleppo last night as rebel factions continued to defend the former economic hub against the superior weaponry of regime forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
The visitor to this sensational new exhibition is greeted with the words: “My fellow Londoners, can’t you see how we are diminished?”
Prince Philip 'in good spirits' as Queen visits hospital but he will be out of action for two months, Palace says
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Buckingham Palace says Duke of Edinburgh 'progressing satisfactorily'
Sunday 09 June 2013
Winterson's novella reconstructs the pursuit of the "Pendle witches" in 1612.
Friday 07 June 2013
The Duke of Edinburgh, who will be 92 on Monday, had surgery on his abdomen under general anaesthetic and the results will now be analysed
Sunday 02 June 2013
Forget about a plain white tee and add some summer fun to your wardrobe with this bold and bright selection
Friday 31 May 2013
Family statement: 'Lee would not want people to use his name as an excuse to carry out attacks against others'
Wednesday 29 May 2013
While the pavilions at this year’s Biennale attempt to outdo one another in terms of architectural grandeur and artistic wackiness, to wander through them is a joy. And if the colossal range of art isn’t enough, the people-watching is fantastic.
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Thieves have stolen a marble statue of a Greek goddess from one of Britain's most elegant gardens.
Monday 27 May 2013
With seriously high stakes, it's an extreme arena
Saturday 25 May 2013
Spring has been a long time coming this year, a feeling exacerbated, I suspect, by the fact that we have barely seen the sun since last March. Remember last year? Spring made a tentative start in January and by the end of March the bluebells were out, most of us had had at least one barbecue and we were looking forward to a long hot summer. Then April came, and with it, the rain, which didn't stop.
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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