The National, Pixies, and Disclosure also confirmed for Barcelona festival
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Tuesday 30 July 2013
MoD deems that disused Brompton Road Tube station is no longer an operational necessity
Monday 15 July 2013
Mandela going home, predicts ex-president
Friday 12 July 2013
Tuesday 28 May 2013
By most standards, Adrian Leftwich's life was brimming with achievement. He established a public reputation as a leading British academic and author – and a private reputation as a single father of two children who adored him. In earlier years in Cape Town, he was a national student leader and a founder member of the underground anti-apartheid movement. But it was six dire months in 1964 that defined his image.
Friday 24 May 2013
How to feast Roman style, from vineyard snails to wafers
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Islamists had for a while been uploading video footage on the internet of prisoners being beheaded by their captors. It was most prevalent in Iraq and has spread to other parts of the world where ferocious jihad was being waged.
Friday 17 May 2013
This excellent memoir crystallises current debates on the church, homosexuality and women's ordination.
Monday 13 May 2013
United States of Television: America in Primetime, Sat, BBC2
Tuesday 07 May 2013
The intelligence agency objected to two scenes of torture in the original script
'Female Live Aid': Beyoncé, Florence Welch and Jennifer Lopez to join forces for London charity concert
Thursday 02 May 2013
Beyoncé, Florence Welch and Jennifer Lopez will join forces for a “female Live Aid” charity concert in London, designed to “empower” women across the world, which will give ticket-holders the chance to choose which projects they wish to fund.
Thursday 18 April 2013
Outlook We humans have a biological need for narrative explanations, for meaning. We instinctively dislike the idea that things just happen. We want to know why they happen. It makes us feel better. Take the gold price crash.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
“Who will care for my children now?” Those were the last, lamentable words of the 26-year-old hotel receptionist Baha Mousa, whose bruised face and battered body have, since his death in 2003 while under arrest by British troops, become one of the most notorious images to emerge out of the Allied occupation of Iraq.
Friday 05 April 2013
Exiles' Cafe was inspired by hearing Michael Sahl's “Tango from the Exiles' Cafe”, after which Lara Downes fantasised the location as a source of comfort for transplanted composers, represented by this series of piano miniatures.
Friday 05 April 2013
State sees Todd Rundgren deliver his customary laconic commentaries on a world gone mad from behind a wall of rock, techno and dubstep riffs.
Tuesday 26 March 2013
Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito are to face a retrial over the death of British student Meredith Kercher.
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
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
- 1 Paris attacks: Do not call Charlie Hebdo killers 'terrorists', BBC says
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back