Italian luxury notebook maker Moleskine has picked Canary Wharf and Covent Garden for its first standalone UK stores.
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Thursday 22 November 2012
More than a decade after he missed out, Tony Hall hailed as man to revive the troubled corporation
Thursday 22 November 2012
The BBC has appointed Tony Hall - Lord Hall of Birkenhead - as the new Director General of the corporation.
Three restaurants and a top nightclub in central London are shut after inspectors find cockroach eggs, rodent droppings, maggots and decomposing mice
Thursday 25 October 2012
Three restaurants and a top nightclub in central London have been shut after inspectors found a catalogue of food hygiene failings.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Nicolas Kent is a hard act to follow at the Tricycle but Indhu Rubasingham kicks off her tenure as the new artistic director in striking style now with this fascinating, if flawed, new play by Lolita Chakrabarti.
What to do, see & buy: Tony Conigliaro; Man Ray; Cult Furniture; Folklore; Sneaking into Fashion; Juicy Couture
Saturday 13 October 2012
Friday 12 October 2012
'I love the simplicity of a martini. you can end up with a million different drinks'
Sunday 26 August 2012
Britain should get some respite from the dismal Bank Holiday weather today before further heavy rain and strong winds bring a disappointing end to the long weekend.
Monday 20 August 2012
The nursery that Michael Loftus set up, Woottens of Wenhaston, was a place of pilgrimage for anyone who loved plants, especially iris, auriculas and day lilies. The nursery had an aura about it; and Loftus himself certainly did.
Sunday 19 August 2012
If you build it they will come, but they might be a bit of a shock
Thursday 16 August 2012
Punch and Judy is making a comeback - but without the violence or dropped baby.
Thursday 26 July 2012
Opera isn’t really Olympic, because a prize is just the start. A great singer grows, matures, transforms – and three generations of vocal giants arrived at Covent Garden, ready to prove it.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Restaurant critics routinely award points for "ambience," which can mean anything from parquet flooring to the number of yummy mummies in the room. Human chatter almost always makes for good ambience, an index of conviviality the patron has somehow contrived. But when does restaurant buzz become unacceptable noise?
Tuesday 26 June 2012
With its tale of love, duty, destiny, and the rise and fall of empires, Berlioz’s ‘Les Troyens’ was well-selected as Covent Garden’s contribution to Olympic year.
Saturday 16 June 2012
What happens when your star storms off ?
Tuesday 05 June 2012
David McVicar tells Louise Flind about the huge challenge of staging Les Troyens
Diving in at the deep end is no excuse for shirking the style stakes
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
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