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Saturday 12 December 2009
In one fell swoop decades of tradition were swept away by MCC yesterday. The annual match against the champion county, the regular curtain raiser to the English season, will take place as usual but it will be played at the Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi instead of Lord's, and it will be played with a pink ball under floodlights rather than with a red ball on a freezing cold day.
Monday 23 November 2009
Time was when shopping for a coat – newly, and in this case appropriately, re-branded outerwear – was simple. One waterproof. One wool and tailored. And, perhaps, a puffa for those who didn't mind looking like the Michelin Man. Now, as with all formerly strict dress codes, the boundaries are blurring.
Tuesday 18 August 2009
"Normally I distrust everything the Government says," said a West Country hotelier at the weekend. "But this time I've got to thank them. They've got the weather forecast completely wrong and it has given me a bumper year."
Monday 03 August 2009
Friday 22 May 2009
Martin Shaw has swapped John Deed's judicial robes for the copper's overcoat in this Sixties-set series.
Sunday 01 March 2009
Sunday 01 February 2009
The Met office has warned that they are now classing tomorrow's snowfall as an extreme weather event.
Sunday 05 October 2008
Under the microscope: 'Everlasting' nail varnish From £50
Wednesday 20 August 2008
As another dismal summer limps to its soggy close why not cheer yourself up with one of these raincoats?
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Sunday 08 June 2008
Thursday 17 April 2008
Barry Adamson’s first album for his own label continues in much the same vein as his earlier Mute releases, with a series of dark-side ruminations on human frailty set to meticulously-crafted jazz-noir arrangements.
Monday 24 September 2007
If the London collections were, for the most part, characterised by their diversity, at least one thing rang out loud and clear. Pink looks set to become the colour of the spring/summer 2008 season. Shades of Groundhog Day? It is true that pink is the colour of pretty much any spring/summer catwalk season one might care to mention, as much a part of the balmy, blue-skied picture as white must always be. Pink is more interesting, however, as it allows designers to play with feminine stereotypes and to twist them in ever more interesting a way.
Saturday 27 May 2006
Monday 13 June 2005
Saturday 30 October 2004
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Myleene Klass: Ed Miliband 'strikes back' by comparing UK's need for Labour's mansion tax to Hear'Say track
- 1 'Not suppost to cry': 9-year-old lists the worst things about being a boy
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'