Grade-two listed Victorian terrace was left a shell
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Tuesday 24 August 2010
A million copies of a handbook including hymns, prayers and articles about the Pope's visit will be distributed to parishes across England, Scotland and Wales, the Catholic Church said today.
Saturday 14 August 2010
With just over a month to go before the Pope arrives in Britain, the Catholic Church is facing a £2.6m shortfall in donations needed to pay for the visit.
Thursday 29 July 2010
The faithful are to be charged up to £25 a head to see Pope Benedict XVI when he comes to Britain later this year.
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Jay-Z is not a humble man, nor should he be. A colossus of modern urban music, he has achieved a level of popularity in the industry and with all walks of the public unrivalled by his contemporaries. What was clear from his performance at London's Wireless festival was that he didn't scale these heights through charm alone.
Friday 02 July 2010
Just how have Kings of Leon got so big? For ages they were no more than a middleweight indie band with a little bit of underground cachet and a smattering of profile. Suddenly, they're everywhere, headlining festivals, rocking daytime radio playlists, and soundtracking Saturday afternoons in Argos.
Thursday 01 July 2010
It was with their championed 2009 album Veckatimest that Brooklyn quartet Grizzly Bear jumped from cult status to being much, much bigger. Their Glastonbury show on the festival's Other Stage on Sunday had the crowds and critics talking, while at tonight's Serpentine Sessions they attract such adoration that their fans throw roses onto the stage exclaiming, "We love you!"
Monday 28 June 2010
Tuesday 06 April 2010
When Harry Baldwin was growing up in south London, political meetings on Sunday mornings and evenings were a feature of social life. His father introduced him to these popular events, in which the Socialist Party of Great Britain (SPGB) held up to 1,000 meetings a year. Harry, who was born in Brixton on 17 October 1930 and was a conscientious objector to National Service, became a party member in 1950. He was a plumber by trade throughout his working life.
Friday 19 February 2010
Labour gained two seats from Liberal Democrats in the latest council by-elections with just 15 weeks at most before Gordon Brown's date with destiny.
Friday 22 January 2010
A rather indulgent documentary on the career-arc of Britpop's favourites, following their reformation last year and the triumphant headlining gigs at Glastonbury and Hyde Park.
Saturday 26 December 2009
Callum Negus-Fancey dropped out of school in the middle of his A-Levels. Formal education, he explains, was just a little two-dimensional. Rather than continuing his studies in economics, philosophy and politics, the head-strong 20-year-old decided to pursue his burgeoning career as an underage party promoter, putting on late-night music events for 16-18 year olds.
Wednesday 11 November 2009
They have strong stomachs in the lobby. I'm not sure I can go through another one of those press conferences.
Monday 27 July 2009
Friday 10 July 2009
Monday 06 July 2009
Returning to the stage after 20 years makes actress feel 'nauseous'
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
- 1 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 2 Watch a man race the Circle line - and win
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 4 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook