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Unearthed after seven centuries the 'Black Death' pit skeletons that could unravel the medical mysteries of a pandemic
Friday 15 March 2013
Thirteen skeletons, lying in two neat rows 2.4m beneath a road in Farringdon have been unearthed by excavations for London's Crossrail project
Sunday 10 March 2013
'The difference between Jake and his character, Max? Fewer people want to do him in'
Monday 18 February 2013
Bond Street station in the West End will get a £110 million overhaul to help cope with an extra 70,000 passengers a day with the arrival of Crossrail in 2018.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
To mark the 150th anniversary of the London Underground Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall took a trip on the Tube.
Friday 10 August 2012
An Olympics fan who lost his ticket to the Games has been reunited with it thanks to the power of Twitter.
Monday 12 December 2011
The first set of new 12-carriage trains on a busy commuter route ran today, with a Government minister helping to launch the service.
Monday 28 November 2011
Rail commuters and Tube travellers were hit by delays to morning rush-hour services today.
Sunday 19 June 2011
Readers, an apology. Those of you who regularly visit this column might by now have noticed a certain world-weariness – for while it is our raison d'être to celebrate the new, it is also our duty to report on the failings and foibles that more often than not turn those celebrations sour.
Thursday 11 February 2010
The fashion world was left reeling tonight by the death of celebrated British designer Alexander McQueen.
Thursday 01 October 2009
Friday 18 September 2009
Sunday 09 August 2009
Friday 15 May 2009
Gordon Brown cast the cares of the Westminster expenses scandal aside for a while today by celebrating the start of major construction work on the £16 billion cross-London Crossrail scheme.
Sunday 19 April 2009
With many eateries struggling, this might not seem the ideal moment to enter the restaurant trade. But with spring in the air, it is all about new beginnings as a clutch of establishments open their doors.
Thursday 04 September 2008
Among this season's musical micro-trends is the kooky young female singer-songwriter: a scene in search of the next Bat for Lashes. Lykke Li and Florence and the Machine are fine examples, and I recently saw The Mummers, aka Raissa Khan-Panni and friends, play a brief but promising showcase for their upcoming mini-album, Tale to Tell (Part One), presenting a repertoire that owes much to Björk and, hmmm... Judy Garland?
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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- 3 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football
- 4 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school
- 5 Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries