The new Library of Birmingham ticks all the boxes as far as so-called landmark architecture is concerned. Designed by Mecanoo, a star international practice. Slightly wild façade. Even more dramatic central atrium, spiralling up through the building. And at the pinnacle, a golden ark containing the city’s original 1882 Shakespeare archive room.
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Wednesday 19 October 1994
BBOK REVIEW / Pea soupers and the smell of Babbage: 'Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem' - Peter Ackroyd: Sinclair Stevenson, 14.99
Saturday 10 September 1994
Tuesday 26 July 1994
Sunday 22 May 1994
Dear Chelsea Clinton: The next time they make their feeble jokes about you, just remember that the First Daughter always has the last laugh.
Tuesday 02 November 1993
Saturday 19 December 1992
Monday 14 December 1992
BOOK REVIEW / Canon to the right of them, canon to the left: Daughters of Africa Ed. Margaret Busby: Jonathan Cape pounds 30
Saturday 12 December 1992
BOOK REVIEW / On the trail of dropped names: Tom Shone on a bold attempt by Phillip Kerr to merge the hunt for a serial murderer with a taste for philosophical puzzles. 'A Philosophical Investigation' - Phillip Kerr: Chatto & Windus, 14.99 pounds
Saturday 26 September 1992
Wednesday 09 September 1992
Thursday 06 August 1992
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
David Cameron sets out immigration reforms: We should distrust Ukip and their 'snake-oil of simple solutions'
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