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.
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Tuesday 06 March 2012
The scrum-half's latest incident and impending RFU job interview add to coach's heavy workload
Saturday 03 March 2012
A Political Life
Sunday 15 January 2012
"The unseen subject of these photographs is power," writes the man who took them, Donald Weber
Friday 13 January 2012
A midwifery leader has expressed concern about the "commercialisation" of pregnancy and the growing trend for expectant mothers to hold "foetus parties".
Sunday 18 December 2011
Mr Drew of Passmores school was my hero, in a year in which the reality show got a bit more real
Tuesday 23 August 2011
"So many memories," reflects Kristin Hersh, leafing through a copy of Paradoxical Undressing, her 2010 memoir, which has formed the basis of this show of the same name both before and after its publication. It's proven a rich vein so far, with her return to Edinburgh yielding two Book Festival appearances – one spoken, one performing – and two more typical gigs such as this at the Edge music festival. These latter events are more Hersh's regular style, rock venue gigs which merge solo song and electric guitar with unconnected spoken word excerpts from the book.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Trent Reznor has urged fans not to buy the new Nine Inch Nails release.
Monday 13 June 2011
Troops involved in a crackdown in Jisr al-Shughour say they have found the graves of ten troops killed by anti-government protestors.
Saturday 11 June 2011
Sunday 29 May 2011
Friday 29 April 2011
A Swiss artistic duo is seeking a Russian couple expecting a baby this autumn to offer an unusual proposition: call your baby "Dada" and we'll give you $10,000 (£6,000).
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Residents of the southern Syrian city of Daraa braved sniper fire today to pull the bullet-riddled bodies of the dead from the streets and hide them from security forces, a day after a brutal government crackdown on the popular revolt against President Bashar Assad, witnesses said.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
There's good reason for the extra spring in the step of Micky Flanagan's signature Cockney walk this evening. After nearly 15 years in comedy, and jobs before that which have included fish-packer and dishwasher, the Bethnal Green-bred 46-year-old was strutting out on to the stage of a venue that seats over 3,500 people and is synonymous with career ascendancy.
Friday 11 February 2011
- 4 Exclusive: Newcastle's star talent-spotter on brink as Joe Kinnear sparks walkout
- 5 Vast methane 'plumes' seen in Arctic ocean as sea ice retreats