Chancellor says he wants to see low-paid workers' earnings rising, but not at the cost of jobs
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Friday 13 August 2010
You'd never guess from Alive As You Are that Darker My Love's Tim Presley and Rob Barbato were once part of The Fall: this third album from their Los Angeles quintet shows that the kind of psychedelia they're interested in is not the garage psych-rock beloved of Mark E. Smith, but a more refined strain rooted in the sylvan harmonies and cosmic sentiments of West Coast alumni such as The Byrds and Grateful Dead.
Wednesday 28 July 2010
Rick Norsigian, a Californian antique buff, knew exactly what he was looking for when he went rooting through a Fresno garage in 2000. He was looking for a vintage barber's chair, to add to his eclectic collection of old telephone switchboards, petrol pumps and aeroplane propellers. But when the chair turned out to be a dud, he chanced upon something that changed his life: two boxes of antique glass negatives which, a Beverly Hills art appraiser declared yesterday, were the work of Ansel Adams, the father of American photography.
Thursday 01 July 2010
An IT worker who killed a woman he met on the internet before emptying her bank account and dumping her body in a suitcase was jailed for life today.
Wednesday 23 June 2010
A man was being questioned today over the murder of a woman who was found shot dead in the boot of a car.
Thursday 17 June 2010
A man who killed his wife in an axe attack "got away with murder", her family said today.
Monday 31 May 2010
Sunday 09 May 2010
Friday 07 May 2010
Question: The survey on a home we're buying has just shown a likelihood of asbestos in the property and in the attached garage.
Deborah Ross: 'Making your own jam will save you having to go to the corner shop to buy it, which can take nearly two minutes'
Saturday 01 May 2010
If you ask me about making your own jam – it is "very back in fashion", according to a Sunday magazine – I will tell you that I've looked into it and have discovered that all you need are the following: jars, lids, thermometers, a funnel, a ladle (all sterilised), a preserving pan the size of a garage, oodles and oodles and oodles and oodles of fruit (with pith, stalks, leaves and pips removed) and something called "jam sugar" which isn't normal sugar, because it is jam sugar, and therefore the best sugar for jam.
Friday 26 March 2010
Wednesday 10 March 2010
Insurers paid out an estimated £2.85m in claims last month to people whose cars were damaged by potholes.
Monday 08 March 2010
Wednesday 17 February 2010
An unheard treasure trove of vintage recordings by comedy greats Morecambe and Wise is to be aired for the first time by Radio 4, it was announced today.
Friday 05 February 2010
A year after the great Greek riots, the global economic crisis covers the blue Athenian sky like fog. Only four months after the election victory of the Socialist Party, which promised "better days", Greeks have suddenly realised they can't "live their myth" any more. The carefree days have passed, never to return. The future looks dim and uncertain. Disaster is at the gate.
Thursday 21 January 2010
An elderly woman was rescued from her car after she crashed through a garage and into a river, police said today.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby of them all could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales