Case could result in landmark first ever prosecution for ‘cutting’ in Britain
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Friday 17 September 2010
Steven Berkoff may be among the most acclaimed playwrights and actors of his generation but he revealed he would much rather have been a tailor, like his father, given a choice between the two.
Saturday 28 August 2010
Get the casual look this autumn with mismatched tailoring...
Saturday 14 August 2010
Tuesday 13 July 2010
Enough fat to fill nine double-decker buses is being removed from sewers under London's Leicester Square.
Dylan Jones: 'At Camp Bastion, politeness prevails. When lives are at stake, where’s the sense in petty squabbles?'
Saturday 03 July 2010
There is an orthodoxy and a sense of order about Camp Bastion that you don't expect. Not on a military base in the middle of a war zone, not in this part of Helmand anyway. Efficiency is implicit, and among the rush and the push there is a feeling of genuine calm. Here in Helmand, rigour is de rigueur, and you immediately feel that everyone around you knows exactly what they're meant to be doing at every minute of the day. No one "bimbles about", no one dawdles, everyone appears to be a self-contained self-starter.
Thursday 17 June 2010
Guinness Peat Group is looking to sell or list Coats, the sewing thread and needlecraft products firm with 22,000 employees in 71 countries, within the next two years.
Monday 12 April 2010
Aged 11, I made a zip-fronted, cherry red shift dress printed with white daisies for a school project.
Sunday 07 March 2010
Although this is Frances de Pontes Peebles' first novel, her prose flows with the assuredness of a natural storyteller's. Each sentence of her epic narrative is stitched with meaning and insight, and the reader's imagination is woven into the novel from the very first paragraph
Sunday 20 September 2009
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Friday 24 April 2009
Jane Johnson – better known as the genre writer Jude Fisher – takes a break from warriorprincesses and wizards to explore a fantastical story plucked from the pages of real life. In 1625, a group of
Saturday 11 April 2009
Thursday 26 February 2009
You knew from the palpable fizz of those open fifths in tremolando violins and the cut and thrust of the horns that conductor Marc Albrecht was very much at the helm of Wagner's Flying Dutchman and that he'd started exactly as he meant to go on. Add to that the flying Welshman, Bryn Terfel, weighing anchor in a performance of thrilling intensity more than matched on this occasion by a soprano, Anja Kampe, who simply knows no fear; throw in the Royal Opera Chorus on blistering form and a stage director, Tim Albery, for whom less is always more, and you have one of those rare evenings in the opera house that has you sitting so far forward in your seat that every muscle in your body is aching by close of play.
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
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Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
'Sinful': Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy comes under attack
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