Shaun Johnson converts his own last-minute try to deny hosts a World Cup semi-final win
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Sunday 16 June 2013
We should be proud to think that dandyism is an English thing. It began here in 1799, with the rise of George Bryan “Beau” Brummel, was heroically mimicked by Lord Byron, slavishly imitated across the Channel by the poet Baudelaire and the flâneur Alfred Comte d’Orsay, brought to a pitch of decadence by the peacock excess of Robert Conte de Montesquiou, went transatlantic and film-starry in the 1920s and 1930s (Cary Grant, Noël Coward, Fred Astaire) and went crazy in Sixties London with the tailors Tommy Nutter, Douglas Hayward and Michael Fish, before disappearing under the invasion of jeans and T-shirts that closed the 20th century.
Feeling tired? Blame city living: Living in urban areas could have major impact on biological clocks of humans and animals, say researchers
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Researchers compared the internal rhythms of blackbirds living in the countryside and in urban areas and found they differ significantly
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Site simply replicates time from the user's own computer
Family doctor who used 'James Bond-style' wristwatch to film himself abusing patients is sentenced to 12 years for string of sexual assaults
Thursday 23 May 2013
Dr Davinder Jeet Bains, 46, used his position as a GP in Royal Wootton Bassett, near Swindon, Wiltshire, to assault more than two dozen women
Tuesday 14 May 2013
The Communities Secretary, Eric Pickles, visited Leicester County Hall and expressed his desire to get people who don’t have jobs “off the sofa of despair
Monday 13 May 2013
Depressed people live in parallel time zone, scientists find
Thursday 09 May 2013
The man who allegedly murdered schoolgirl Tia Sharp told a prison officer her death was an accident and insisted “I’m not like Ian Huntley [the Soham murderer]”, a court has heard.
Sunday 28 April 2013
After the knockdowns, the storm and plastic surgeons doing emergency work there were moments of honest reflection in the rings of Sheffield, New York and Buenos Aires on Saturday night.
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Richemont, the owner of the website Net-a-Porter and jewellery brands Cartier and Jaeger-LeCoultre, has allayed fears of a slowdown in the luxury goods sector with full-year net profits up 30 per cent, well above expectations.
Monday 15 April 2013
It’s not exactly WH Auden’s famous “Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone/Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone/Silence the pianos and with muffled drum/Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come…” But Speaker John Bercow’s gesture to the memory of Lady Thatcher comes pretty close: silencing Big Ben for the duration of her funeral tomorrow.
Monday 15 April 2013
Big Ben is to be silenced during Baroness Thatcher's funeral as a mark of respect to the former prime minister, it was announced today.
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail