“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 25 April 2010
Wednesday 31 March 2010
The life of a spy whose achievements are the stuff of fiction is to be celebrated today.
Sunday 28 March 2010
Friday 26 March 2010
Second time out for the warty child wrangler with magic powers in her walking stick.
Sunday 14 March 2010
Sunday 14 March 2010
Monday 22 February 2010
The ailing music group EMI has vowed not to sell London's Abbey Road, the recording studio made world famous by The Beatles, following months of intense speculation that it could be offloaded.
Thursday 04 February 2010
I could go on all day about my job," says Clara Turlington, "it's hard not to be enthusiastic about it." It's not often that you hear people speak with such passion about their work, but not everyone gets to hold their morning meetings in stately homes or hike up the highest peaks and be paid for it. York-born Turlington is a trainee on English Heritage's Historic Environment Managers scheme, an experience she describes as "exceptional and unparalleled".
Sunday 17 January 2010
Sunday 29 November 2009
Saturday 03 October 2009
You know Stonehenge, of course: a haunting silhouette from the past that stands gaunt and defiant on the chalky grassland of Wiltshire, just where the busy A303 and A344 meet. This inspirational stone circle, a triumph of the human spirit, was bequeathed millennia ago. It is now protected by English Heritage and forms part of a Unesco World Heritage Site.
Monday 28 September 2009
Sunday 27 September 2009
Friday 18 September 2009
Objections to a 43-storey residential block on London’s South Bank were thrown out by a High Court Judge today.
Thursday 03 September 2009
A street in Brighton will host the launch of Heritage Open Days 2009, Britain’s biggest and most diverse celebration of architecture, history and culture.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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