The celebrated fellwalker’s ‘Pennine Journey’ is well worth following – especially if you do it a bit at a time
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Friday 16 August 2013
Collector reveals how Chelyabinsk meteorite got from deep space to Edinburgh auction room
Thursday 28 February 2013
Autopsy of 12th-century monarchy reveals heart embalmed in purifying frankincense
Tuesday 26 February 2013
A new service delivers the best undiscovered beauty products, says Harriet Walker
Sunday 20 January 2013
Most people start the New Year feeling bilious and over-full. Not me: I've kicked it all off rather emptily. I mean that literally rather than existentially, because I've just moved house and I have no furniture.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
The countryside around Henley-on-Thames is well-known for an abundance of red kites, large birds of prey that soar over the wide green fields and circle on the thermals of a summer day.
Sunday 22 January 2012
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Saturday 31 December 2011
Uncut versions of classic movies to be screened to mark 100 years of the Board of Film Classification
Wednesday 26 October 2011
Friday 02 September 2011
From Freud's Civilisation and its Discontents to the Indiana Jones films, digging has long been a metaphor for cultural and psychological processes. From tomorrow, archaeology and art will become one when the performer Robert Pacitti curates Dig and Sow, a series of public digs across eastern England.
Friday 26 August 2011
A self-styled "Jewish Indiana Jones" who claimed he criss-crossed the globe rescuing Torahs is to face fraud charges after authorities said he duped benefactors by fabricating dramatic stories about sometimes dangerous trips. Court papers say that 50-year-old Menachem Youlus carried out the fraud from at least 2004 until last year, pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars through the "Save a Torah" charity he co-founded in 2004 as a not-for-profit organisation.
Sunday 14 August 2011
Luc Besson returns with a comic-book caper about an adventuress – Indiana Jones in a bonnet – who chases around Belle Epoque Paris after a pterodactyl and an Egyptian mummy.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Harrison Ford wants to make another 'Indiana Jones' movie.
Sunday 17 July 2011
Wednesday 15 June 2011
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
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