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Monday 25 March 2013
Middlethorpe Hall and Spa is a York institution: a gorgeous red-brick William and Mary country house, built in 1699 and lovingly refurbished into a sumptuous, historic hotel.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
Was there really a time when you could walk into your local boozer, order three pints of Youngs for you and your mates, and settle up with the words, “Put it on the slate, Charlie”? Did we dream that you could run up wine and whisky bills on credit? No we didn’t – but it seems there’s only one place in the UK where, today, a request for credit is not met by a smack in the mouth. It’s the House of Commons.
Sunday 24 February 2013
Is the Hakkasan group's latest proposition worth the City-slicker prices?
Friday 22 February 2013
Spitbank Fort, The Solent
Sunday 16 December 2012
A tale of two houses, neither one bleak
Saturday 08 December 2012
Return to quality street
Sunday 25 November 2012
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Making the tea, drinking the tea, polishing his helicopter and... saving lives. Now we know what Prince William gets up to all day
Sunday 18 November 2012
Mary Novakovich discovers a smart hideaway that's the perfect base from which to enjoy the charms of Sheringham
Monday 08 October 2012
Campaigners have raised concerns that school dinners are at risk after the Government failed to introduce rules for proper kitchens and canteens.
Friday 05 October 2012
A London pub has been left with no option but to serve customers more slowly in order to keep down growing numbers of after-work drinkers.
The Weekend's Television: Servants: the True Story of Life Below Stairs, Fri BBC2 / Downton Abbey, Sun ITV1
Monday 01 October 2012
When the producers of Channel 4's 2002 reality series The Edwardian Country House advertised for volunteers for their reconstruction of upstairs-downstairs life, they were surprised by an imbalance in the responses.
Sunday 12 August 2012
The hosts at this ornate guesthouse above the River Nidd have years of culinary experience. Rhiannon Batten tucks in
Sunday 15 July 2012
This charming guesthouse is the perfect base for exploring the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, says Susannah Osborne
Sunday 24 June 2012
A Georgian-style house surrounded by fields makes a charming alternative to urban chain hotels, discovers Cathy Packe
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
30,000 reasons why the rhetoric on immigrants claiming benefits can stop now
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