The form has changed but the impulses remain the same. The quickening of the heart can lie in an inbox too
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Tuesday 24 September 2013
The shows were voted for by Radio Times readers who were asked to choose their ultimate TV schedule
Thursday 08 August 2013
Tim Allen traded his whites for his best suit for a taste of life front of house. Gillian Orr finds our how he fared
Further Space Oddity: Jeremy Paxman grills British astronaut Major Tim Peake in weirdly aggressive Newsnight interview
Tuesday 21 May 2013
'But what’s the point?' Paxman asks Peake. 'You’re just drifting around, aren’t you?'
Sunday 03 February 2013
Dracula's teenage daughter feels ready to leave the grand hotel her dad runs for werewolves, zombies and witches, but the Count doesn't agree.
Friday 01 February 2013
The Good Life star Richard Briers has revealed he is struggling with lung disease after being diagnosed five years ago.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
Helping the terminally ill to die becomes a 'life line' for twentysomething mates in this new BBC comedy
Monday 16 July 2012
The BBC has sold its landmark Television Centre for about £200 million.
Friday 22 June 2012
Belgraves, which occupies the former Sheraton Belgravia, is the first European venture for Thompson Hotels, a group that made its name with a collection of boutique properties in Manhattan. Its US hotels are known for design-led chic, though they retain a level of affordability, and Belgraves follows the same model.
Saturday 02 June 2012
ABC has greenlit the new US remake of the BBC's Only Fools and Horses, which stars John Leguizamo, known for his role as Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet, in the role of Del made famous by Sir David Jason.
Sunday 01 April 2012
With his TV show on Britain starting tomorrow and his film in cinemas later this week, the 'Super Size Me' film-maker is never off our screens. Genevieve Roberts meets Morgan Spurlock
Thursday 22 March 2012
I was in Manchester last night, on an intensely private matter. Oh, all right, I was at a football match. Anyway, I was staying at the city centre hotel where I am a regular visitor. In the relatively short time I have patronised this establishment, it has changed names – and, I assume, ownership – three times, and in its latest incarnation it went from a hotel with a short, memorable name – just four letters – to one with a cumbersome, Americanised moniker – three words, 18 letters.
Saturday 11 February 2012
It's such a leap of faith, going to a completely unknown restaurant in an unfamiliar town. Rather like going on a blind date with someone you've met online (or so I would imagine, she adds hastily). Their profile photo looks appealing, they sound as though they'll be fun and they seem to like all the same things you do. Then you meet them, and you can tell at first glance it just isn't going to work out.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
I know this is the equivalent of asking you to look at my holiday snaps, but yesterday I promised to share with you a couple of small reflections from my recent break in California.
Sunday 19 June 2011
Visiting scores of towns on my three-month tour has allowed me to have a good look at my own country – something I have long neglected in favour of travel to sunnier climes. I'm in love with the Borders, have a new-found admiration for East Anglia, and am contemplating a family holiday in Wales.
Monday 13 June 2011
The BBC has put its landmark Television Centre up for sale and said it is looking for a deal which will "maximise the value" for the corporation and licence fee-payers.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
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
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'