I didn’t expect Blair to start debating with me. I think he believed the lies coming out of his mouth
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Wednesday 14 October 2009
Wednesday 14 October 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
Sunday 04 October 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
Sunday 16 August 2009
What's old is new again in the art market. Not long after being put in the shade by record-breaking prices being achieved by works from contemporary artists such as Damien Hirst, Lucien Freud and Francis Bacon, Old Masters are back.
Monday 03 August 2009
Exquisite Bodies may be the name of a surrealist game of figure drawing, but stark, staring realism confronts us in this show of anatomical models. The subject is now a theme of art (Damien Hirst) and family fun (Gunther von Hagens), but the Wellcome Collection is still treading warily – for the first time, it bars admission to those under 18, though Von Hagens' next spectacle is open to all (the under-fives get in free).
Gordon Burn: Writer whose work ranged from highly original novels to accounts of the lives of serial killers
Tuesday 21 July 2009
A bit more than a year ago, Gordon Burn was still winding down, having recently completed an extraordinary intellectual feat. He had written, in just six weeks, a unique and subtly brilliant meta-narrative called Born Yesterday: The News As A Novel. Obviously, it had to be written quickly, because the point was for the reader to see these people – Blair, Brown, The McCanns, Reg Keys, Kate Middleton, the stars of the news of the summer of 2007 – freshly transformed into a single tale, having been churned around in the mind of a writer and dog-walker called Gordon.
Saturday 04 July 2009
Monday 29 June 2009
Abercrombie & Fitch, the knickers-and-T-shirt emporium, is not really in the business of tact or good taste. Its CEO, Mike Jeffries, is a gentleman capped and tweaked within an inch of his life, and, in his mid-60s, apparently says "dude" a lot. In an interview from three years ago, he explained the A&F target market. "In every school there are the cool and popular kids, and then there are the not-so-cool kids," he says.
Friday 19 June 2009
Monday 08 June 2009
Friday 08 May 2009
Ever since November, when a red-top newspaper accused Gordon Ramsay of liaising with so-called "professional mistress" Sarah Symonds – a one-time favourite of Jeffrey Archer – the chef has been faced with a veritable parade of negative headlines.
Friday 24 April 2009
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 Humans of New York image of crying gay teen receives best response yet from Ellen DeGeneres
- 2 What supermodels really think about posing in the nude
- 3 North Korean defector flees to Finland 'with evidence of chemical testing on humans'
- 5 Swedish minister gives strongest case yet on why EU should stop turning away asylum seekers