Bob Dylan, I can take him or leave him. Sorry, but it's true. Oh I get that Bob is a big deal. You can bang on all you like about how he's a peerless songwriter and poet and maverick who changed popular culture for ever, and I will nod sagely in agreement.
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Thursday 14 November 2013
Saturday 23 November is the "The Day of the Doctor", aka the 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of Doctor Who. Although, of course, as all good students of Whovian physics know, Saturday has already happened, will happen and is also continuously happening.
Tuesday 05 November 2013
From club toilet selfies to that horrible feeling of FOMO, Natasha Preskey wonders whether social media is such a force for good
Sunday 25 August 2013
Olli Rehn urges cuts to spending as François Hollande seeks to reduce deficit
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Professor Mick Aston was an archaeologist who was part of Time Team, the popular Channel 4 programme which for 20 years brought the world of archaeology to television audiences. Aston acted as chief archaeological adviser for 16 series, from its first broadcast in 1994 through to 2011, and was known for his combination of expertise, passion for the subject, and brightly coloured jumpers.
What To Do, See & Buy: Hedgehog; OU TV; Oi Polloi; Timothy Allen; London Design Festival; Pedlars' Guide to the Great Outdoors
Saturday 04 August 2012
Tuesday 17 January 2012
It is extraordinary, but true, that one of our great national museums is co-ordinating an activity that breaks international law. That museum is the Natural History Museum, which is collaborating in research with an Israeli commercial firm located in an illegal settlement in the Palestinian West Bank.
Saturday 20 August 2011
A new generation of university students is choosing to live at home and study for degrees online to avoid soaring tuition fees and increasingly competitive entry requirements.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
A year is a long time in the world of higher education. A university that has been the most expensive in the country will become one of the best in terms of value for money next year.
Tuesday 16 August 2011
A dramatic shift in higher-education provision with middle-ranking universities struggling to survive is predicted today by the head of one of the country's biggest exam boards.
Thursday 11 August 2011
Tuesday 26 July 2011
Thursday 21 July 2011
The low-key police operation began shortly after 6am yesterday when detectives arrived at the flat above a darts shop on the busy A6 road out of Stockport. None of the neighbouring businesses was open and no one around to witness the woman being taken from the home she shared with her fiancé on suspicion of murder.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Monday 27 June 2011
Universities that were planning to charge the maximum £9,000 tuition fee may slash student numbers or be forced to cut their fees, according to the head of the UK organisation for vice-chancellors.
Thursday 23 June 2011
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 200,000 back our campaign
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train