Barely a police officer in sight as 2,000 student protesters take to London's streets
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Monday 29 August 2011
The founder of King of Shaves, the British maker of shaving oils and razors, is set for a hefty windfall after receiving takeover approaches that could value the independent UK business at up to £45m.
Monday 08 August 2011
European champion Alistair Brownlee won the men's race of the London triathlon yesterday, completing a British double on the Hyde Park course for next year's Olympics.
Sunday 07 August 2011
In ye olden days of yore, gardens possessed herbaceous borders, great big wide strips of earth either side of the lawn with plants arranged in rows according to height, like a school photo. At the very back, peering over the rest, there would be the floral equivalent of the 5ft 11in schoolgirls of the netball team: delphiniums, hollyhocks and flowering shrubs such as lavatera, all traditional cottage favourites, providing a colourful backdrop for other planting.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Sir Norman Foster-designed Chelsea rival to Knightsbridge enclave for the super-rich offers a swimming pool - in every apartment
Thursday 07 July 2011
Arcade Fire’s live shows always seem to present a sort of organised chaos that you either love or hate, but judging by this sold-out Hyde Park gig – their largest UK show to date – they don’t have to worry too much about the latter.
Wednesday 06 July 2011
Over three days, Hyde Park became a sunny mass of music lovers, as a variety of genres and names took to the stage.
Monday 04 July 2011
On recent tours, Win Butler has wondered how his band can fill arenas despite having no hits. On this evidence, while they may not dominate the charts in the manner of Adele or Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire brim over with hummable tunes.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Despite Glastonbury's moves ever further mainstream, London's mud-free alternative remains distinctive. Who could imagine Somerset hosting a tent-full of fans crooning "Lifted" by Nineties soul-poppers Lighthouse Family?
Sunday 19 June 2011
Tuesday 10 May 2011
Thousands of provocatively-dressed women are expected to march through London next month when the growing "SlutWalk" phenomenon reaches these shores.
Wednesday 06 April 2011
A body was discovered in one of Britain's most visited lakes today.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Ethan Couch: Texas quadruple murderer – or a victim of ‘affluenza’?
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- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber announces he's 'retiring from music'
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile