“One thing I have become very sensitive about is this accusation that Conservatives are somehow racist,” Edward de Mesquita, who is standing as a Conservative candidate in West Hampstead, in London, told the Camden New Journal. “Conservatives are not racist. So many of the Conservatives have foreign wives, after all.
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Saturday 08 June 2013
They were built as temporary post-war homes, yet many of Britain's prefabricated houses are still standing – and much loved, as the photographer Elisabeth Blanchet discovered.
Tips and deals of the week: The English Seaside by Peter Williams, 76 Main in Nantucket and Air Europa to Uruguay
Saturday 01 June 2013
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Waterproof guidebooks and underwater signposts to help people explore Britain’s most secluded heritage sites
Friday 19 April 2013
The ancient monument presents a unique challenge, as Charlie Cooper discovers
Friday 22 March 2013
Ben Wheatley DVD/ Blu-ray (120mins)
Thursday 14 March 2013
Greenland’s first female prime minister?
Sunday 10 March 2013
Founded by a Scottish expat in 1876, the Buenos Aires Herald is one of the oldest English-language newspapers in Latin America.
English Heritage disappointed after Eric Pickles gives go-ahead for controversial Liverpool skyscraper development
Tuesday 05 March 2013
English Heritage expressed its disappointment today after Communities Secretary Eric Pickles gave the go-ahead to a controversial skyscraper development on the banks of the Mersey fuelling fears that Liverpool’s historic waterfront will now be stripped of its World Heritage Status.
'One of the most significant findings of the last 100 years': Artefacts discovered on Dartmoor hint at ancient trading links
Monday 18 February 2013
Discovery gives archaeologists an insight into the lives of people who lived on the rugged south western moorland 4,000 years ago
Monday 07 January 2013
'Rules should ensure towns aren’t blotched with commemorations to Harry Styles or Towie'
Monday 07 January 2013
As budget cuts look set to bring an end to London’s Blue Plaques, Jerome Taylor laments the demise of a cultural landmark
What To Do, See & Buy: Allotinabox; Joe Jin's Daisy Garden; Guinness crisps; Kenilworth Castle; My Slippers
Saturday 22 December 2012
Sunday 18 November 2012
English Heritage considers listing Didcot power station, once the third most hated site in Britain
Tuesday 30 October 2012
A man who bet he could lick every single one of Britain's cathedrals is nearing the end of his bizarre quest, the York Press reports.
Friday 12 October 2012
A beautiful 18th century fort, recently reopened with the help of a £50,000 Lottery grant, is at the centre of a row after it was used as the location for a pornographic film.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train