Stellar showings summarise the new spirit of modernity that’s revitalising the stuffy world of haute couture, says Alexander Fury
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An Armenian Sketchbook, by Vasily Grossman, trans. Robert & Elizabeth Chandler. MacLehose Press, £12
Saturday 07 September 2013
Near the end of his road, the author of ‘Life and Fate’ found beauty and solidarity in a strange land
Sunday 25 August 2013
35 houses and 12 shops destroyed before calm was restored
Denmark’s historic claim to the Faroes in doubt as archaeologists find proof that islands were inhabited before arrival of first Norse colonists
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Discovery indicates existence of sea-faring northern Europeans before Vikings
Monday 19 August 2013
Mark Daly reveals how he uncovered years of sexual abuse at one of the most prestigious Catholic schools in Scotland
Friday 16 August 2013
Writer Jessica Winter has set the internet abuzz with her suggestion that a prehistoric pose is the ultimate persuasive power. Here, she explains her case – while body language expert Dr Lillian Glass reveals that the humility of the pose makes people receptive
Sunday 04 August 2013
BBC investigation heard accounts from former pupils of physical violence, rape and sexual assault
Monday 29 July 2013
Monks refusing to obey an eviction order hurled Molotov cocktails at bailiffs who were trying to bulldoze their way into a monastic sanctuary in Mount Athos, northern Greece on Monday morning.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Wynton Marsalis is playing six almost instantly sold-out sets over three nights in London, one of them marking the Ronnie Scott’s club’s first venture into opera-style live streaming, to sate the massive imbalance between Marsalis supply and demand.
Monday 22 July 2013
The anti-Muslim campaigner blames ‘extremists’ as tensions mount
Thursday 18 July 2013
Scones with jam and cream are a British institution and people from Cornwall and Devon each claim the cream tea its own. But the Cornish believe they have the might of mathematical reasoning behind them.
Monday 15 July 2013
Buddhist monk filmed enjoying high-life on private jet has assets frozen amid claims of 'financial irregularities'
Thursday 04 July 2013
The footage of Luang Pu Nenkham Chattigo went viral last month along with images of monks looking at iPhones and drinking Starbucks coffee
Thursday 04 July 2013
Buddhist monks have put a new spin on sporting chants after blessing the playing field at Lord's ahead of the Ashes.
Monday 01 July 2013
Nick Clegg has announced that he will step in and offer something David Cameron promised years ago but has not delivered. The Deputy Prime Minister says that he will make himself available every month to reply to questions from political journalists about any aspect of government policy.
Saturday 29 June 2013
At last the City’s got a watchdog that barks. It’s early days, but Andrew Bailey is proving feisty as the Bank of England’s deputy governor in charge of the Prudential Regulatory Authority, (PRA) the UK’s new banking watchdog.
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
- 1 Bad cattitude: Family call police after crazed and 'hostile cat with a history of violence' attacks baby before attempting to 'flee custody'
- 2 Family forced to flee home after discovering 'terrifying' nest of spiders in bananas
- 3 First Kiss: Filmmaker gets 20 strangers to make out on YouTube with awkward results
- 4 Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
- 5 Bob Crow death: 'Admired by his members, feared by employers' - Tributes pour in for RMT union leader and 'working class hero' Bob Crow