It’s considered dangerous to reference race for fear of being labelled ‘racist’ - but if we don't discuss it, we can't challenge the accepted beauty ideals
La Gomera recovers
Daniel Sturridge remains hopeful he will be able to play for Team GB at the London Olympics after undergoing hospital tests for suspected viral meningitis.
Where are you now and what can you see?
Cuts to building budgets mean there'll be no more show-stoppers like the newly unveiled City of Westminster College.
Audio books can be just as engaging a way into a love of books as bedtime reading. From Paddington to Pooh, here are some of our favourites.
Money-saving plan to urge a return towards the days when British Rail did everything
A new canal boat hire base has opened on the Grand Union Canal, Paddington Arm, at Willow Tree Marina near Greenford, west London.
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Bears, rabbits, tigers, flies (and snot-caked bullies)
Britain is awash with large commercial buildings whose façades have been tarted up with supposedly creative gubbins because planners encourage the so-called Per Cent For Art approach. We're not talking Anish Kapoor. Nine times out of ten, that 1 per cent of building cost pays for witless "artistic" glass fins projecting from façades.
Dramatic phone calls revealed tonight how the emergency services struggled to cope with the chaos sparked by the July 7 suicide bomb attacks.
Mark Fuller used to be in the business of keeping people up at night. The nightclub impresario has been responsible for London venues including Sugar Reef and Embassy (where the door policy, incidentally, might as well be if-you're-not-fake-tanned-then-you're-not-comin'-in). Then in 2003 he radically changed direction when he took over a rural bolthole – Inn on the Green – in Berkshire with Iron Maiden manager Andy Taylor.
Celine continues its rebirth under Phoebe Philo as the status label to watch
With the industry in a pickle, Paddington Bear has been enlisted as the face of the fruit preserve
eBay.co.uk is offering holidays to UK shoppers for the first time in association with Octopus Travel. It says more than 50,000 deals will be on offer from 99p.
Paddington creator and other authors and actors send letter to Downing Street