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Five years ago, bombers struck at the heart of British society. But what that terrible day revealed was the depth of our tolerance
We're riding high in the international style stakes, and this year's graduate collections show why our home-grown designers are wowing the rest of the world. Harriet Walker checks out the class of 2010
Next week Rupert Murdoch introduces a charge for access to the websites of his best-known news titles. Will his latest gamble pay off?
By the end of today, John Bercow, the former Speaker of the House of Commons and MP for Buckingham, may find himself unemployed. Traditionally, the Speaker's seat is uncontested but Bercow, a controversial figure for many MPs, is facing a range of opponents in today's general election. Before he became Speaker in June 2009, few outside Westminster knew of Bercow; few, that is, other than the UK's 11,500 practising speech and language therapists (SLTs). Indeed, should Bercow find himself on the wrong side of the count tonight, he can take comfort from the fact that, in this small and female-dominated segment of the health service, the Bercow Review lives on.
A stunning 36-storey tower is just one of the new developments transforming the capital's skyline. Gwenda Brophy reports
In his first interview, Fraser Nelson tells Matthew Bell his Tory weekly is also a journal of arts and manners
Life and death decisions in the operating theatre are a long way from the car production line, but Spencer Hampton has found some of the same skills are important.
There are many reasons for beginning a university course in the new year, such as deciding to stay in education too late to apply through UCAS or seeking a fresh start after redundancy.
The latest Masters from one of the UK's premier journalism schools aims to prepare students for reporting on issues that are a matter of life and death. Caitlin Davies reports
Thousands rejected in the past could be cleared for take-off by new examination
Eurosceptics have the wrong idea, argues Alan Riley, as the country prepares to vote in this week's Euro elections
In 1949 Elizabeth Eames became Special Acting Assistant Keeper in the Department of British and Medieval Antiquities in the British Museum. She had been appointed to unwrap and catalogue the department's collections, which had been sent away to safe places for the duration of the Second World War. But before long she was invited to work on the collection of medieval floor-tiles that the trustees had acquired, with a grant from the National Art Collections Fund from the Duke of Rutland in April 1947 to augment the not inconsiderable collection already in the museum.