The bitterly contested bill to criminalise prostitutes’ clients is heading for legislative limbo
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Sunday 24 November 2013
A new law that will punish prostitutes’ clients goes before parliament this week, and is dividing feminists
Monday 14 October 2013
Roger Vivier shod everyone from the Queen to Catherine Deneuve. Now his signature comma-shaped heel is being given a new lease of life
Monday 14 October 2013
Roger Vivier’s signature comma-shaped heel is being given a new lease of life, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Monday 12 August 2013
Newspaper decides to get to the bottom of the French feminine mystique
Tuesday 20 December 2011
An unwelcome silence threatens the next film of the French actor, Jean Dujardin, whose silent movie, The Artist, is wowing audiences around the globe.
Sunday 11 December 2011
Raul Ruiz, who died this year, has left us with a surreal four-hour story, set in 19th-century Portugal, that reclaims cinema as the language of dream
Monday 22 August 2011
Saturday 06 August 2011
Friday 22 July 2011
Sunday 19 June 2011
Friday 17 June 2011
Sunday 05 June 2011
Saturday 30 April 2011
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Gielgud, London <br/> The Knot of the Heart, Almeida, London <br/> The Holy Rosenbergs, NT Cottesloe, London
Sunday 27 March 2011
Thursday 24 March 2011
Camp? Well, let's put it this way. Kneehigh's stage adaptation of Jacques Demy's Gallic, unashamedly romantic and singularly through-sung 1964 movie musical was only half way through its cod introduction when I was assailed by a sudden Proustian memory. It was of an edition of Just a Minute in which Kenneth Williams was given, as his subject, the phrase "Honi soit qui mal y pense". "Translated into yer actual English," the great man averred, "that means 'Honest sweat killed many a ponce'."
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
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