An ode to the dedicated souls pounding away out on the river before the sun's even up
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Friday 01 May 2009
A 10-year-old schoolgirl suffered burns over 70 per cent of her body after a 16-minute session at an unmanned tanning studio.
Wednesday 29 April 2009
It doesn't cost £400 a jar and arrive in a gold-embossed box decorated with pseudo-scientific jargon.
Thursday 23 April 2009
Wednesday 22 April 2009
An inquiry is to investigate possible links between severe illnesses suffered by veterans and British nuclear tests.
Tuesday 21 April 2009
GlaxoSmithKline has bought the US skin care therapy group Stiefel for $3.6bn (£2.5bn), it said yesterday, as the pharmaceuticals giant looks to replace sales it will lose when some of its biggest selling treatments lose patent protection over the next few years.
Tuesday 03 March 2009
If a girl's already got her own successful fashion line, contemporary art gallery, billionaire boyfriend and knockout good looks, what else could she possibly wish for? The editorship of a glossy magazine, of course. Dasha Zhukova, 27, girlfriend of Roman Abramovich, has just been appointed editor of cult style magazine Pop.
Saturday 21 February 2009
Friday 02 January 2009
Not yet two days old, the year already carries curses on its infant head.
Wednesday 31 December 2008
Tuesday 16 December 2008
Monday 08 December 2008
The late Yves Saint Laurent famously said that he wished he had invented denim. As that has been the staple fabric of the modern wardrobe, both for men and women, from the 1970s to this day, it is easy to see why. This also goes some way towards explaining the collaboration between the Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz and the Swedish purveyor of probably the finest denim in the world just now, Acne. The results, due in store and online later this month, are as covetable as might be expected.
Tuesday 25 November 2008
Thursday 30 October 2008
A teenager died when he suffered a suspected allergic reaction after taking acne medication for the first time, it emerged today.
Saturday 25 October 2008
The best story I heard this week was told by Penelope Cruz at the London Film Festival premiere of Woody Allen's latest, Vicky Cristina Barcelona. In the movie, Cruz and Scarlett Johansson share a kiss.
Sunday 14 September 2008
Just over half a century ago, a young British middleweight prospect named Terry Downes was savagely beaten in five rounds by a then unknown Nigerian, Dick Tiger. Afterwards, in his dressing room, Downes was cautiously asked whom he would like to fight next. "The fucker who made that match," he growled.
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 1 Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?
- 4 Matthew Miller: American sentenced to hard labour in North Korea 'wanted to be Snowden II'
- 5 Iranian blogger found guilty of insulting Prophet Mohammad on Facebook sentenced to death