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Thursday 21 March 2013
A popular tune by Simon and Garfunkel written after John F. Kennedy's assassination and Chubby Checker's 1960s dance hit "The Twist" will be among 25 recordings selected for preservation at the Library of Congress.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
“I'm high as a kite,” declared Russell Brand breathlessly. “I've drunk a whole lot of caffeinated beverages to get me in the mood.”
Friday 15 March 2013
A Wisconsin man has been banned from 'all libraries on the face of the earth' after being charged with misdemeanor counts of lewd behaviour and disorderly conduct.
Thursday 14 March 2013
An elderly Estonian man has returned a library book 69 years late, partly because the library was damaged during a World War Two aerial bombing.
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Cameron U-turn over drink pricing
Monday 11 March 2013
Blockbuster authors offer bonus chapters to high street bookbuyers
Wednesday 06 March 2013
London’s Southbank Centre is to bring its Festival Wing out of the 1960s and into the 21st century with a £100m overhaul that marks the “final piece in the jigsaw” in the transformation of the cultural venue.
Monday 04 March 2013
'My life here?' he wrote about Holy Cross Abbey, 'Silence intensifies, feelings deepen'
Sunday 03 March 2013
Familiar books help children retain new words, study says
Tuesday 19 February 2013
If this is the politics of envy, you can count me in
'Harpurhey is not a hell hole': Manchester residents furious after BBC reality show's negative depiction of suburb
Tuesday 19 February 2013
The makers of the BBC reality TV series People Like Us have been accused of bias and exploiting vulnerable locals by portraying a deprived Manchester suburb as a “hell hole”.
Monday 11 February 2013
Benedict failed to reform the Vatican, preferring to write his books
Borrow or Steel? Romance writer Danielle Steel on UK-wide library '10 most-borrowed list' every year since records began
Friday 08 February 2013
The American author holds the same place in the 'most-borrowed' list this year as she did in 1983 when the Public Lending Right chart started
Thursday 07 February 2013
The British Library is to show the mischievous and comic side to Virginia Woolf, with the release of her last unpublished work later this year.
Mali's religious scholars cunningly save ancient Islamic manuscripts from Salafist fighters in Timbuktu
Wednesday 06 February 2013
The home of Dramane Maulvi Haidara is down a dusty alleyway of pot-holes with an open drain alongside. There, behind a heavy wooden door studded with metal in a dark, windowless room, lay a rich treasure trove that has been guarded with utmost care from a determined enemy.
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
- 4 Iranian blogger found guilty of insulting Prophet Mohammad on Facebook sentenced to death
- 5 New Tricks: Dennis Waterman to leave the show after a decade of crime-solving