Item believed to have been cut from stuffed head in Cork mansion safari room
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Saturday 15 June 2013
A rescue operation has been carried out after an amphibious tourist bus sank with 30 people on board in the Albert Dock, Liverpool.
Saturday 25 May 2013
First seen as part of a 1912 double bill, Ariadne auf Naxos was revised and reshaped as Europe plunged into the carnage of the First World War. Strauss was profoundly relieved when his son, Franz, was declared unfit for military service. But his librettist, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, had already served as a reservist when the now familiar version of their backstage comedy on high and low art premiered in Vienna in 1916, four days after the assassination of the prime minister in the dining room of a hotel a few minutes' walk from the opera house.
Tuesday 21 May 2013
One of the main attractions of this year’s Brighton Festival is a night-time traipse around Preston Manor, a gorgeous historic house in the suburbs which was bequeathed to the city by the Stanford family in 1932.
Saturday 04 May 2013
A group of teenage girls holds an initiation ceremony to the Vampire Society in a Chicago cemetery at midnight.
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Tests shows 22-year-old and boyfriend drowned at hotel but what happened is a mystery
Monday 29 April 2013
Staff dived into the water to save them but they could not be resuscitated
Monday 22 April 2013
It’s alright for some, isn’t it?
Saturday 13 April 2013
From former alcohol warehouses to old Ottoman mansions
An Englishman's home is his chateau: Potential bargains for Brits as bottom falls out of French second home market
Tuesday 09 April 2013
A second home in the country is a luxury the French can no longer afford - cue an invasion of British bargain hunters?
Prove it! Campaigners deliver petition calling for Iain Duncan Smith to live on £53 a week to his Whitehall office
Monday 08 April 2013
Petition with almost half a million signatures demands the Work and Pensions Secretary backs up his claim
Friday 05 April 2013
Manifesto should distance party from 'tax cut for millionaires'
Sunday 17 March 2013
Vicky Pryce has been moved to an open jail after spending only four nights in Holloway prison, it was reported today. The ex-wife of the former minister Chris Huhne was jailed for eight months last week after a jury found her guilty of perverting the course of justice over his speeding offence.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Labour claimed the controversial "bedroom tax" was unravelling after the Government exempted foster carers and parents of armed forces personnel from housing benefit deductions if they have spare rooms.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Foster carers and parents of serving armed forces personnel will be exempted from welfare deductions if they have spare rooms, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has announced.
Monday 11 March 2013
PM is facing pressure from all sides to end ring fences protecting spending
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Crystal meth addict 'gouged out his eyes and ate them' while high on drug, Australian MP claims
- 2 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 3 Group of students refused entry to Leicester nightclub 'because they are black'
- 4 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage
- 5 Arsenal fan asks the Queen for tickets to the FA Cup final - gets a reply from Buckingham Palace