Adjust your body clock and explore an exciting city en route, says Simon Calder
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Saturday 04 April 2009
Thursday 19 February 2009
The strongly coloured paintings of Frank Avray Wilson partook of the gesturally assertive and spontaneous painterly styles of 1950s “Tachism”, informalism and abstract expressionism. At the same time, Avray Wilson’s scientific background – he read biology at Cambridge during the mid 1930s – instilled an aesthetic necessity for structure and for what he called “vitalist” form. His philosophical interests went much further than following the pre-war tendency to link art and science, seeking and insisting on a transcendentalism to counter the atheist or materialist credo of the post-war existential age.
Saturday 14 February 2009
Wednesday 21 January 2009
French fancy: Pézanes, Languedoc, France
Thursday 15 January 2009
Women's clothing firm Viyella has attracted "significant" interest from potential buyers, administrators said today.
Sunday 21 December 2008
Sunday 30 November 2008
The Richard Curtis wedding – village church, silly hats, Hugh Grant pulling faces – is going out of fashion. One in six couples now prefer to get married abroad. They want something secular, hot and relaxed. Suspension of their everyday lives, freedom from their in-laws, wedding shots framed in Caribbean sunshine.
Saturday 25 October 2008
Friday 10 October 2008
Thursday 09 October 2008
Saturday 26 July 2008
Saturday 05 July 2008
Thursday 03 April 2008
Passengers stranded for two nights on a cruise liner in Madeira said today they were being "held to ransom".
Saturday 15 March 2008
Thursday 20 December 2007
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name – in favour of its Lumia brand
- 2 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery reports: 'I'm living a fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 3 Banksy not arrested: Internet duped by fake report claiming artist's identity revealed
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 Couple die within 28 hours of each other after being married for 73 years