As yet another book lauds women across the Channel, Gillian Orr looks at the truth behind Madame Parfaite: extreme dieting and fear of a pressured, fattist society
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Thursday 14 April 2011
Channel Tunnel high-speed rail company Eurostar carried an increased number of passengers in the first part of this year, it was announced today.
Saturday 09 April 2011
Friday 01 April 2011
Sunday 20 March 2011
Wednesday 09 March 2011
There's been a huge buzz around New York duo Cults, and they're something of a mystery. Singer Madeline Follin and her guitar and keyboard-playing boyfriend, Brian Oblivion, set up their Myspace just a few months ago, with no songs, and no pictures. All we had were a couple of tunes on the website – and what infectious, lo-fi, 1960s girl-pop-inspired tunes they were.
Saturday 05 March 2011
When a fire closed the Channel Tunnel in September 2008, the struggling operator Eurotunnel no doubt consoled itself with one thought: its insurers would pay up. More than two years and a half years later, however, Eurotunnel remains embroiled in a legal battle with the train operators that use its infrastructure between Britain and the Continent.
Friday 21 January 2011
Sunday 19 December 2010
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Rufus Wainwright is to become the first pop artist to take upresidency at the Royal Opera House in London.
Saturday 20 November 2010
Tuesday 02 November 2010
Monday 18 October 2010
Just one Eurostar service is running between the UK and Brussels today due to industrial action in Belgium.
Monday 18 October 2010
Almost all the Eurostar services between the UK and Brussels scheduled to run today have been cancelled as a result of planned industrial action in Belgium.
Sunday 17 October 2010
Almost all the Eurostar services between the UK and Brussels scheduled to run tomorrow have been cancelled because of industrial action in Belgium.
Friday 08 October 2010
Eurostar international is ordering 10 new high-speed trains for the Channel Tunnel rail link from the German industrial giant Siemens, in the teeth of pressure from the French government to buy from France's Alstom.
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
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Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'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
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