Russia’s parliament will debate a controversial law on Tuesday that could see people arrested for behaviour that is deemed to promote homosexuality.
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Monday 11 June 2012
Politicians, shareholders, traders and consumers across the world will have their eyes trained on the markets today, in the hope that Spain's request for a €100bn banking bailout over the weekend will restore credibility to the country's banks and boost shares in the UK, Europe, the US and Asia.
Wednesday 06 June 2012
The Archers will not become more like EastEnders, the acting editor of the world’s oldest soap opera has promised, after backtracking on comments which provoked concern from listeners.
Friday 25 May 2012
Pep Guardiola's glorious reign as Barcelona manager will end tonight with the Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao at the Vicente Calderon Stadium in Madrid. Victory would mean Guardiola ending his four-year tenure at the Nou Camp with his 14th trophy – the perfect end to the best spell at a European club side for a generation. This date has been marked since, one month ago, the former Barça midfielder announced he would step down.
Last Night's Viewing: The Hoarder Next Door, Channel 4
Playhouse Presents: King of the Teds, Sky Arts 1
Friday 04 May 2012
"They're not freaks," said the psychotherapist Stelios Kiosses about the subjects of The Hoarder Next Door.
Thursday 03 May 2012
The underwater films of the late Jacques Cousteau enchanted and entranced several generations of cinema-goers and TV viewers throughout the 1950s, '60s and '70s and played an important part in raising environmental awareness. The diver, Albert Falco, was Cousteau's right-hand man for 37 years and helped make the Oscar-winning documentaries The Silent World in 1956 and World Without Sun in 1964, as well as the celebrated television series The Undersea World Of Jacques Cousteau.
Monday 30 April 2012
A-Levels are set to be radically overhauled in response to years of grade inflation, the head of the exam watchdog has signalled.
Friday 20 April 2012
Saturday 14 April 2012
A new discount website will encourage hard-up people to turn to credit unions rather than become loan shark victims.
Sunday 25 March 2012
A slice of Britain: The only oatcake shop left in Stoke faces demolition, bringing more than a century of tradition – in the name of regeneration – to an end
Monday 06 February 2012
An enlarged stamp featuring the Queen's image on an old £1 note is one of six featured in the Royal Mail's Diamond Jubilee Definitives collection. The stamps, which will be available across the UK from today, show different images of the Queen used on stamps, banknotes or coins during the past 60 years.
Wednesday 28 December 2011
Pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond plans to open 25 new stores in 2012 as it takes advantage of the difficult economic climate and banks tightening their lending criteria.
Sunday 18 December 2011
Paperbacks Of The Year: Journal of a life-changing journey
Friday 02 December 2011
Zimbabwe's Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, says he has ended his relationship with a businesswoman days after paying a bride price for her. He claimed their affair was a choreographed political sting.
Sunday 30 October 2011
- 5 We never knew Nigella Lawson - and we still don’t