We get what we deserve when it comes to the uninspiring buildings devoid of design in which many of us live and work, according to a panel member of the first government-commissioned review into architecture in more than a decade.
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Wednesday 19 December 2012
Penguin has agreed to settle with the United States government over allegations of price-setting with Apple in the e-book market.
Saturday 15 December 2012
Giant jam sandwiches and silly sausage fights are ruining our beloved celebrity chefs
Thursday 13 December 2012
Firefighters have offered to give Coldplay star Chris Martin free safety lessons after his culinary disasters.
Thursday 13 December 2012
Beef Products Inc former employees sues Oliver and others after losing his job
Sunday 25 November 2012
We've all been there. You're on holiday, it's lunchtime, you've found your restaurant and you are prepped to order that local speciality that everyone in the office has been banging on about since they made their own pilgrimage. But wait. A problem: how exactly do you say the word "potjevleesch"? Most of us, it seems, would pronounce it thus: "I'll have the steak frites."
Friday 16 November 2012
'I'm no good at poaching eggs'
Sunday 30 September 2012
Wildcard dazzles Woods but he just couldn't be Superman again
Friday 28 September 2012
Michael Gove was today blasted as presiding over the “worst yet” school food standards by TV chef Jamie Oliver.
Sunday 26 August 2012
Sir Richard Branson today offered to run the West Coast Main Line for free to allow Parliament time to scrutinise an "outrageous" decision to award the franchise to rival FirstGroup.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Its reputation as a pocket of nationalist rebellion has long formed part of Cornish folklore.
Monday 06 August 2012
Jamie Oliver has said the Olympics offer Britain the opportunity to become a healthier country but it has done “unforgivably badly” in educating children about food and sport.
Saturday 28 July 2012
Tommy Sheppard, director of the new Assembly Rooms Edinburgh Fringe programme, proudly opens the door to a large ballroom decorated with an imposing crystal chandelier and some stunning, freshly painted cornices.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Restaurant critics routinely award points for "ambience," which can mean anything from parquet flooring to the number of yummy mummies in the room. Human chatter almost always makes for good ambience, an index of conviviality the patron has somehow contrived. But when does restaurant buzz become unacceptable noise?
Saturday 21 July 2012
To lunch on Thursday with Ian Powell, head of PricewaterhouseCoopers, at Brigade, a smart modern restaurant in a former fire station just by the firm's office in London's Tooley Street.
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Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
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Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
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