The historic aircraft was shot down 72 years ago during the Battle of Britain
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Tuesday 17 January 2012
Every schoolchild should have the chance to study film, according to a Government-commissioned report, as Britain looks to capitalise on a "golden" age and usher in the next generation of The King's Speech-style successes.
Tuesday 03 January 2012
Investigation into misuse of cash from two decades ago threatens to derail re-election campaign
Saturday 24 December 2011
Two of the best-known independent cinemas in Paris have “abolished Christmas” to protest against the monopolisation of popular “art” films by the big, French cinema chains.
Sunday 21 August 2011
Eyebrows have been raised at the Edinburgh International Festival's decision to continue its association with the Chinese government in light of artist Ai Weiwei's detention in April and his continuing media ban.
Friday 05 August 2011
The Government said last night that it is committed to restricting children's access to pornography in video-on-demand services.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
The South Korean government will beef up penalties for match-fixing to deal with the 'crisis' that has led to the arrest of a handful of soccer players.
Tuesday 10 May 2011
A French museum returned the mummified and tattooed head of a Maori to a delegation from New Zealand yesterday, a belated gesture to restore dignity to the first of 16 such human heads once displayed as exotic curiosities.
Thursday 31 March 2011
Donny George Youk-hanna, who died on 11 March aged 60, was a former director general of the Iraq National Museum who led a fight to recover antiquities looted during the chaos of the allied invasion.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
Football Association general secretary Alex Horne today revealed former chairman Lord Triesman failed to discuss changes to Fabio Capello's contract as England manager with the organisation's whole board.
Monday 28 March 2011
The heads of the 33 British Olympic sports will gather in London today for what is certain to be a fractious meeting as Lord Moynihan, chairman of the British Olympic Association, attempts to defend his actions in the increasingly embarrassing squabble with organisers of next year's Games.
Friday 04 February 2011
Maria Schneider, the French actress best-known for her controversial steamy sex scenes in the 1972 film Last Tango in Paris, has died at the age of 58.
Wednesday 02 February 2011
Museums at former Nazi death camps in Poland have been asked to drop the .pl suffixes in their internet addresses by the country's culture minister.
Friday 03 December 2010
Expenses claimed by MPs have halved in the new Parliament, the first breakdown of payments since the general election has revealed. They were paid £3.1m between May and the end of August, with more than 70 MPs claiming nothing over that period.
Friday 05 November 2010
The number of video game developers in the UK is down almost a tenth in the past two years, with the industry body complaining that the country is at a "competitive disadvantage".
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