It was “a fluke” that only one person was killed by a falling tree branch in Kew Gardens last year, an inquest heard today.
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Monday 21 July 2008
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Thursday 19 June 2008
Wednesday 21 May 2008
Cleve West, The Independent's Urban Gardener columnist, in his gold medal-winning Bupa garden at the Chelsea Flower Show. The design will be moved to a nursing home after the show.
Friday 09 May 2008
An irresistible chance is now ours to renew the debate about public art. With the unveiling this week of plans for the Ebbsfleet Landmark, people must already be polishing their preferences.
Thursday 17 April 2008
The state-of-the-art glass, timber and stone building that will be opened today at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, by Sir David Attenborough might have carefully controlled light, temperature and humidity levels, but it is not intended to house rare plants.
Wednesday 27 February 2008
If anyone wonders how you become an investigative journalist, there are now unprecedented openings in London. All you do is follow Ken Livingstone for a couple of hours, then demand a full public inquiry about something he did, such as buy an apple, and send it into the London Evening Standard.
Saturday 09 February 2008
As he summed up his controversy-igniting lecture on sharia in Britain at London's Royal Courts of Justice this week, the Archbishop of Canterbury warned that "if we are to think intelligently about the relations between Islam and British law, we need a fair amount of 'deconstruction' of crude oppositions and mythologies, whether of the nature of sharia or the nature of the Enlightenment". I think it's safe to say that hardly a soul is heeding his warning. Crude oppositions and mythologies are exactly what people are rushing headlong to display.
Thursday 31 January 2008
Gardening enthusiasts could be forgiven for forgetting what month it is when they step outside in the morning, as carpets of snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils – all traditional spring flowers – are in bloom across the country.
Sunday 21 October 2007
Friday 19 January 2007
The murder of a Harvey Nichols beauty assistant by an obsessed stalker "could not have been reasonably foreseen", a coroner ruled yesterday.
Friday 05 August 2005
Thursday 26 May 2005
Thursday 15 May 2003
Wednesday 26 February 2003
Monday 26 August 2002
In defence of liberal democracy
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