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Tuesday 05 February 2013
Pharmaceutical giant shocks medical world by opting to reveal findings of all tests on patients
Monday 04 February 2013
News that GPs will prescribe books to help those suffering from mental health problems is a smokescreen - the Coalition is failing the most vulnerable
Thursday 31 January 2013
'Mood boosting' poetry and novels to be recommended by GPs
Friday 25 January 2013
The broadcaster must think of its audience over "completist" concerns. Plus, the joys of an underwhelming exhibit at the British Library
Monday 21 January 2013
Researchers at the University of Manchester’s John Rylands Library have stumbled upon a treasure trove of works by poet and artist William Blake.
Sunday 20 January 2013
Actor says he found incessant questioning at the Sundance Film Festival ‘strange’
Friday 18 January 2013
Council bosses are staging a free pole-dancing class in a library in an attempt to persuade more people to use the service.
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Angered by closure of libraries?
Monday 31 December 2012
Soprano Rebecca Bottone is one of the most versatile performers on the operatic stage today. She gets her charisma from her father, the tenor Bonaventura Bottone, but her chameleon ability is all her own.
The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Biography By John J Collins / The Essenes, the Scrolls and the Dead Sea By Joan E Taylor
Saturday 29 December 2012
For six decades, the enigmatic texts have excited and baffled seekers after the origins of faith
Friday 21 December 2012
‘I love the relaxed attitude in Norway’
Thursday 20 December 2012
The leaders of seven major cities have warned that deprived areas face a “looming financial crisis” because of new austerity measures.
Saturday 15 December 2012
Some books read early stay with you forever, that first dazzled encounter making such an impression that the texture of your life becomes part of the narrative. So, for me, 'Our Island Story' is about being nine and lying on a wall beside a swimming pool: a warm Pepsi with a straw in it, the smell of chlorine and pine trees.
Monday 10 December 2012
The British have always had special regard for the Mughal Emperors, who ruled India from 1526 to 1858. They were intelligent, cultured and tough – all virtues in the eyes of Westerners who came to India, awestruck by the luxury of the imperial court and the extent of its conquests.
Monday 26 November 2012
Audio library highlights plight of youngsters who fled war zones when they reach adulthood in UK
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson
- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 4 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence