“Shock” and “anxiety” ran through the editorial floor of the News of the World the day two people were arrested in 2006 in connection with phone hacking. The description, from the former News International staff journalist Dan Evans, was told to the jury at the phone hacking trial.
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Sunday 18 April 2010
Playing the Old Course at St Andrews is always a privilege but last week it was particularly so; not least because the weather was sunny and warm, in sharp contrast to its wintry state just two weeks before.
Saturday 17 April 2010
This classically beautiful village on the western borders of Oxfordshire with its village shop, tea room, pub and strong physical and cultural heritage is a hidden jewel of community-led energy efficiency and carbon reduction.
Wednesday 31 March 2010
Friday 05 March 2010
This book by an admirable fixture at Radio 2 explores a milieu notable for "loft conversions, CCTV cameras, white-towelling hen parties in health spas, trampolines in suburban gardens..." In other words, Middle England.
Friday 19 February 2010
Thursday 10 December 2009
Ministers bowed to campaigners and decided against making savage cuts to a fuel poverty programme.
Thursday 19 November 2009
It's official. It's no longer fashionable to live in a loft. The monument to 1990s city living – all open plan with no bourgeois walls or middle class privacy – as popularised by Friends and Jamie Oliver – is dead.
Sunday 08 November 2009
Sunday 01 November 2009
For the past month or so it has, in one way, been sheer pleasure to be a golfer. That last term is always used loosely, you understand, for in another way life on the fairway (again, a word that is used generically) has been the usual mixture of frustration, disbelief and resignation. And woods have been responsible for the range of emotions.
Saturday 03 October 2009
The Independent have teamed up with Mr and Mrs Smith to offer readers an exclusive 3 nights for the price of 2 or 25% off at these great hotels.
Saturday 03 October 2009
Wednesday 01 July 2009
Friday 19 June 2009
Sunday 24 May 2009
Saturday 09 May 2009
Over three quarters of households (78 per cent) have become more energy efficient in the past 12 months and over a third of these (36 per cent) have done so because of the rising cost of gas and electricity. It now seems that the recession is achieving what years of educated debate hasn't – it is making Britain's householders go green.
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
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Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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