I spent the first half of this summer only too pleased at the clouds, downpours and lingering chill in the air. I wanted the skies to reflect my mood, and if I wasn't feeling sunny or blithe, I was damned if anyone else should be.
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Saturday 01 September 2012
Styling: Lee Holmes
Tuesday 28 August 2012
From tried and tested old-fashioned designs to high-tech super dryers
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Specialist sonar equipment is being used today to find the body of a four-year-old boy lost at sea.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
She reportedly kept a plastic surgery diary, showing it to anyone who asked
Monday 20 August 2012
Unlike many of the residents of London's Notting Hill, I stay put at carnival time. No escaping to sunnier or rural climes for me on the occasion of this, the biggest street party of the year.
Saturday 18 August 2012
This mammoth account of gay identity defers too much to the passing fads of pop culture
Tuesday 14 August 2012
For the last fortnight, the nation has been uncharacteristically enthusiastic and, well, nice. But the Olympic closing ceremony saw us getting back to our snarky selves...
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Sand from the beach volleyball stadium outside Horseguards Parade will be used to build 36 new courts within the M25 over the coming months as part of an attempts to build a lasting legacy that will propel Britain towards the next Olympics in Rio.
Saturday 04 August 2012
Plenty of businesses speak well of UK Trade & Investment, the Government's export arm that tries to help firms carve out revenues from new overseas markets.
Sunday 29 July 2012
Next will launch an own-language website in China this autumn, as the fashion retailer seeks to capitalise on booming online revenues.
Saturday 28 July 2012
"The night's most enduring band – with Le Bon in Union Jack jacket – enter after a brief, bracing deluge"
Saturday 28 July 2012
Gad Beck's dangerous life as a half-Jewish gay man in the capital of Nazi Germany during the Second World War represents one of the 20th century's more unusual stories of human survival. With the passage of time, it has become known that not even Nazi ruthlessness and efficiency could eliminate all Jews and gays from Hitler's Germany. Some slipped through holes in the dragnet, and Beck became one of the last gay Jewish survivors of the Holocaust.
Around the park at the opening ceremony: 'I never thought I'd be lucky enough to see something like this'
Saturday 28 July 2012
After the chaos, it all went remarkably smoothly. Many of the people who had tickets to the Opening Ceremony left their homes early in the expectation that the queues would be enormous, given the hoo-hah that surrounded the security preparations in the weeks running up to the Games. Yet few experienced any kind of backlog.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
A teenage karate teacher was today convicted of stabbing his girlfriend to death on Boxing Day as she babysat two young children.
Monday 23 July 2012
Vivienne Westwood, the grande dame of rebellious British fashion, is still on trend after more than 40 years in the business. Her company is back in the black after posting a loss last year as a result of tax bills.
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
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