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.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
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