As a concession to belt-tightening, the decision by a sybaritic German bishop to take a budget airline flight to Rome, is looking like too little, too late.
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Saturday 20 November 2010
Mexico is in a party mood, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1910 Revolution. Festivities include fireworks and parades, with a number of spin-off events, including a food festival in Playa del Carmen tomorrow ( tasteofplaya.com).
Saturday 17 July 2010
No drugs please, you're foreigners.
Saturday 10 July 2010
They have had tactical innovators like Louis van Gaal and Guus Hiddink. They have given the national team to footballers like Marco van Basten or Frank Rijkaard who displayed an aura, a presence. They all achieved something with Holland but they never took them to a World Cup final in the way that a man who seemed to possess none of these qualities has.
Thursday 24 June 2010
Middle-aged "swingers" are a hidden and significant source of sexually-transmitted infections (STIs), researchers have claimed.
Monday 12 April 2010
Saturday 17 October 2009
Go Dutch, save money: British students can take degrees in English at the University of Maastricht and pay lower fees than at home
Thursday 18 June 2009
Saturday 27 September 2008
On the internet, he was Shade, webmaster of Wars Central, a brilliant strategist who commanded victorious armies. In reality he was a bespectacled young man who grew up in a small provincial town, remembered by his school friends as a shy boy who was fascinated by web designs.
Friday 26 September 2008
A man has been questioned in Germany over the murder of a British computer games enthusiast he allegedly met on the internet, police said.
Wednesday 23 July 2008
In Laurent Pelly's new production of Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel, deforestation is already advanced: plastic bags hang from denuded trees, and the ground is strewn with the discarded waste of our overindulgent society.
Thursday 19 June 2008
My older son takes a polite interest in politics. He's not obsessive about it, but knows who David Miliband is. "Is he running for prime minister?" he asked recently, having seen the fellow on some news clip. What an extraordinary question. I asked what had prompted it. "He's doing the voice," my son said, "and the gestures with his hands."
Tuesday 07 February 2006
Peter Oborne: 'I wrote a story saying nothing was going on. My news editor told me a riot had broken out'
Tuesday 25 February 2003
Tuesday 08 October 2002
Monday 07 October 2002
Justin Bieber was one of the hardest hit
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more