Ms Andrew said she refused to give her name and address to officers after they received an anonymous 999 call saying nine-month-old Maddy looked cold
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Annabel Freyberg: Gifted writer and editor whose wit, taste, and brio enhanced the obituaries pages of 'The Independent'
Tuesday 07 January 2014
Annabel Freyberg was, for 30 years, one of the most vivid and memorable figures in London journalism. An easy prose stylist and a sympathetic, sharp-eyed editor, she held senior editorial positions at The Independent (where she was deputy editor of the obituaries pages from 1995-99), the London Evening Standard, The World of Interiors, and the Daily Telegraph Magazine. She wrote with brio – and with a fresh, scholarly, and unexpected take – on fine and decorative arts, artists, interiors, houses and food. She published Ceramics for the Home (1999) and in recent years produced a handsome, quirky Teapot & Tea Calendar. That she should have delighted in teapots – the most practical, elegant but complicated product of the potter's art – was all of a piece with Freyberg, a trained artist and unfettered collector of objets d'art who understood the discipline and touch of a craftsman.
Sunday 29 December 2013
Desist now! I will never, ever wear leather leggings
Thursday 12 December 2013
Secret Santa is the best way for friends to give each other gifts without busting through the overdraft
Review: I Am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman, Photographs by Rose Callahan, text by Nathaniel Adams
Sunday 06 October 2013
The dandy is back! Today, a certain variety of male is discovering contemporary dandyism and giving it their own signature look. In this book, photographer Rose Callahan teams up with writer Nathaniel Adams to document the well-kept lives of 57 dandies.
Sunday 01 September 2013
We love… Shady lady
Monday 26 August 2013
Children and teenagers are receiving the most pocket money on average since 2007, in a further sign that families are starting to feel better about the economy.
Accessories in extremis: Frothy femininity to strident and strong - this season's fashion extras prove that opposites are attractive
Sunday 18 August 2013
Whether you go for micro minaudières or jumbo backpacks, featherlight heels or sturdy caterpillar soles, it’s all about polar opposites for the season’s extras. Rebecca Gonsalves compares and contrasts
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Fashion chain New Look rode the vagaries of the British weather better than some of its rivals, surviving the coldest spring for 50 years but having the right dresses and skirts on the rails when the summer finally arrived.
Sunday 11 August 2013
Wear, what, why, when?
Sunday 28 July 2013
Whether it’s a night hitting the dance floor or a family wedding, the right bag can be the final flourish an outfit needs
Friday 19 July 2013
Europe’s desire for expensive handbags and scarves appears stronger than its taste for champagne as the French luxury group Hermès posted a 16 per cent sales rise while the champagne maker Laurent-Perrier recorded a 10.5 per cent drop.
Thursday 04 July 2013
Myles Mordaunt has become the latest Apprentice contestant to be shut down as his high-end homewares shop was put out of business by his rival's bargain fashion store.
Sunday 26 May 2013
Kawaii, or a love of the adorable, is huge in Japan – and it’s big here too. Bless, says Will Coldwell
Sunday 26 May 2013
The hair/ make-up
Sunday 26 May 2013
"Minors must provide written authorisation from their parents or guardian in order to take part," reads Article Three of the 1910 Tour regulations; there must have been some tough kids around in those days. This is one of the mass of facsimile printed ephemera included with this deluxe edition by Serge Laget, Luke Edwardes-Evans and Andy McGrath, produced to celebrate this year's 100th race – it was first run in 1902, but two world wars caused some barren years.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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