Judging by the national mood, I would urge David Cameron to go to the polls now; the mood is good out there
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Saturday 30 November 2013
This medieval Belgian city provides the perfect setting for Christmas markets and other festive activities, says Katy Guest
Sunday 22 September 2013
Sunday’s Marni show, opening the penultimate day of the Milanese shows, was paraded in silence. That wasn’t an intellectual exercise in focus: the power was out, or as the Italian press aides described it: “We have a technical disease.”
Friday 20 September 2013
All public examinations - including GCSEs and A-levels - will be taken online within the next decade, an independent education chief is forecasting.
Friday 23 August 2013
Beatrice Kozera, who died on 15 August at the age of 92, was a Los Angeles-born woman whose fleeting relationship with Jack Kerouac was chronicled in the author’s greatest novel, On the Road, in which she was known as “Terry, the Mexican girl”.
Friday 09 August 2013
Comprising smartened-up leftovers from what was supposed to Campbell's final album, 2011's Ghost on the Canvas, this collection of re-recorded hits and newer material lacks both that album's imaginative approach and its understated nobility. There's no significant depletion in his delivery of a wistful “Wichita Lineman”, but “Galveston” lacks the bottomless yearning of the original. The back-to-back sequencing of “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” and “There's No Me...Without You” works well. The best of the newer material is Jimmy Webb and John Denver's “Postcard from Paris”.
Saturday 03 August 2013
The picture of Lord Kitchener has long been regarded as the poster that encouraged young men to join the army, but this may just be a popular myth
Thursday 01 August 2013
Alice Jones' Arts Diary
Thursday 06 June 2013
Millions of households face interference to their television signal, or could even lose it altogether, as mobile phone companies switch on thousands of 4G masts in the coming weeks.
Thursday 06 June 2013
High-speed mobile networks are being rolled out across the nation this month
Thursday 30 May 2013
Former Beatle Ringo Starr is to publish a book of his own photos, including previously unseen images of the Fab Four.
TV review: The Village continues to be tough going for its audience treading an unrelentingly gloomy path
Monday 29 April 2013
The Village, Sun, BBC1 // Young Margaret: Life, Love & Letters, Sat, BBC2
Thursday 25 April 2013
Michael Winterbottom's biopic of Soho porn and property baron Paul Raymond (Steve Coogan) is a Janus-faced affair. On the one hand, it's a bit of a romp.
Friday 12 April 2013
There's something about the Zen-garden aspect of John Cage's music that lends itself particularly well to these interpretations by the Italian harpist Floraleda Sacchi. The instrument is especially effective in the more obviously “beautiful” pieces such as “Dream” and “In a Landscape”, where the undulating, intertwining figures have the same serene intensity as on piano, but are less overtly soothing, always poised on a sharper edge.
Sunday 24 February 2013
Hundreds will queue overnight to buy postcard-size artworks that could be worth tens of thousands
Friday 08 February 2013
London’s entrepreneurs continue to buck the economic woes of the rest of the country amid increasing demand for space, landlord Workspace said today.
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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