Stellar showings summarise the new spirit of modernity that’s revitalising the stuffy world of haute couture, says Alexander Fury
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Friday 29 March 2013
The search is on for warrior queen’s bones, once thought to lie beneath a McDonald’s
Friday 22 March 2013
Burma declared a state of emergency in the central city of Meiktila today after sectarian violence left at least 20 dead, reinforcing fears that the newly democratic country is struggling to contain simmering hatred between majority Buddhists and minority Muslims.
Young Franciscan monk killed by the military during Argentina's Dirty War could become first beatified person under Pope Francis' reign
Tuesday 19 March 2013
A young Franciscan monk, who was kidnapped and killed by the military during Argentina’s dirty war of the late 1970s, could be the first person beatified under the reign of Pope Francis, it emerged today.
Wednesday 13 March 2013
'If we stop this project, it will not benefit local people or the country'
Sunday 10 March 2013
Life has been just perfect for Swansea City of late. After winning their first trophy a fortnight ago, they reached the 40-point mark in the Premier League last week and on Friday saw their much-coveted manager, Michael Laudrup, sign a contract extension until 2015. If that all seemed too good to be true, they were brought down to earth yesterday on an afternoon when it seemed that perhaps Lady Luck had decided enough was enough.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
They say the Devil gets all the best tunes, but God, it seems, is getting his own Top 10.
Monday 04 March 2013
'My life here?' he wrote about Holy Cross Abbey, 'Silence intensifies, feelings deepen'
Monday 18 February 2013
When he went to Hamburg he found that the wild and crazy lifestyle suited him perfectly
Sunday 17 February 2013
What are you having?
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Pope had his eye on a retirement home within Vatican City for some time
Monday 28 January 2013
Boosting its reputation as Disneyland for grown-ups, Dubai may soon host the largest underwater hotel in the world, after a Polish firm unveiled plans to construct a massive disc-shaped floor 10m below the sea surface.
Monday 28 January 2013
Frank Keating, who has died at the age of 75, was a giant of sports journalism, although as a columnist and feature writer whose work habitually brought out the humanity and humour in a subject, he would have chortled self-mockingly at such a grandiose epitaph.
Friday 25 January 2013
Given his patience and mastery of inner peace, the Dalai Lama has some of the attributes required to be an excellent test cricketer.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
It is the sort of discovery that would have had Inspector Morse grumpily downing his pint and climbing into the red Jaguar.
Sunday 20 January 2013
It's easy to imagine woods in winter as desolate places, but within seconds of entering Hackfall in North Yorkshire, movement and colour surround me. With no greenery to block it, light blooms and burns. Down the length of this wooded gorge, glowing trees fringe the turbulent River Ure. Trunks washed by a low sun seem smelted from bronze; their branches reach into a sky the hue of glacial ice.
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
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