“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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Sunday 12 September 2010
Tottenham will discover on 30 September whether their £400m plans to redevelop White Hart Lane have the green light.
Monday 30 August 2010
Thursday 19 August 2010
As a resident of Sandwell, I take exception to your article condemning the council for its stance on littering (17 August).
Wednesday 18 August 2010
By all accounts iconic ‘70s rock star Jimi Hendrix and eighteenth century classical composer George Frideric Handel, are pretty dissimilar. But there is a surprising connection between the musical pair: they lived at the same address in Mayfair, London, albeit 209 years apart.
Sunday 15 August 2010
The National Trust may well own England's most famous gardens, but English Heritage's are the most peaceful, by a mile. The first English Heritage landscape I ever went to see was at Wrest Park, halfway between the M1 and the A1 in Bedfordshire. The landscape at Wrest Park is dotted with delicate buildings, beautiful old trees, long canals and vistas; a sort of smaller version of Stowe for those who don't want to walk until their legs drop off. But particularly appealing is the fact that on a day when Stowe would be heaving with people picnicking, Wrest feels almost as if you have the place to yourself.
Saturday 24 July 2010
Archaeologists in Wiltshire have discovered remarkable evidence of a spectacular party – enjoyed by Neolithic tribesmen 4,500 years ago.
Saturday 17 July 2010
A shopping centre has joined stately homes as a listed building. The 1970s glass-and-steel Milton Keynes shopping centre, known as thecentre:mk, has been given Grade II status, meaning it is "nationally important and of special interest", according to English Heritage.
Wednesday 30 June 2010
Around one in nine listed places of worship in England is in a poor or very bad condition, according to a survey published today.
Wednesday 30 June 2010
One in 10 of England's listed places of worship may be in need of urgent major repair and face an uncertain future once a government scheme that provides £12m of annual grants is ended next year, English Heritage has warned.
Saturday 26 June 2010
One of Roman Britain's darkest secrets is close to being laid bare by modern science. Experts from English Heritage are examining dozens of infant skeletons buried 17 centuries ago in a quiet valley just north of the River Thames in Buckinghamshire.
Sunday 20 June 2010
On the agenda: Win tickets to 'Icarus at the Edge of Time'; Amnesty photography; 300-dish dessert banquet; Smories; Master Drawings; Bathing Ape t-shirts
Sunday 20 June 2010
Friday 18 June 2010
The luxury goods brand Mulberry expects its sales to rise "more rapidly" this year after growth accelerated in recent weeks.
Monday 17 May 2010
"False friendship, like the ivy," the explorer Sir Richard Burton once said, "decays and ruins the walls it embraces."
Saturday 15 May 2010
Cathedrals are in danger of falling into serious disrepair because of the recession, senior figures within the Church have warned.
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