Children who are fluent readers are being damaged by the Government’s insistence on using synthetic phonics in the classroom, a leading academic warns today.
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Thursday 09 January 2014
The French writer, intellectual, political activist and feminist would have been 106
Appeal to get Cambridge students to take pictures of Prince William at university is a celebration not an attack, says tabloid's editor
Saturday 04 January 2014
Criminal barriester had said Tab newspaper could be accused of encouraging harassment
Monday 09 December 2013
Reinforcements not guaranteed despite fear United will not qualify for the Champions League
Friday 29 November 2013
The former Stoke City manager takes charge of his first Eagles game this weekend
Cody Wilson created a gun that can be downloaded and built with a 3D printer - is he too dangerous for Britain?
Thursday 21 November 2013
The extreme libertarian is coming to London challenge the global financial system
Local hero Torsten Lieberknecht draws praise for his Eintracht Braunschweig approach from Borussia Dortmund manager Jürgen Klopp
Friday 08 November 2013
Klopp has been the centre of attention in recent weeks but Braunschweig's rather unnoticed coach is going about things just like his old Mainz 05 team-mate
Review: I Am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman, Photographs by Rose Callahan, text by Nathaniel Adams
Sunday 06 October 2013
The dandy is back! Today, a certain variety of male is discovering contemporary dandyism and giving it their own signature look. In this book, photographer Rose Callahan teams up with writer Nathaniel Adams to document the well-kept lives of 57 dandies.
Thursday 26 September 2013
Manchester City's elite development squad coach says methods are lagging behind in England
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Singer said in the same 'great' week he was booed at the TED conference in Arusha, Tanzania
Sunday 22 September 2013
Bono has made a fresh defence of U2’s tax arrangements, claiming the Irish government would ultimately appreciate the band’s decision to offshore a share of its income through the Netherlands.
Friday 20 September 2013
As a historian of 18th-century London, it would be too predictable to choose Samuel Johnson's great Dictionary of 1775 as my choice for a book with enduring impact. There is no doubt that Johnson's work had a pivotal role in defining our modern language, but in terms of cultural significance, there's another book which is almost equally important: Ephraim Chambers's Cyclopaedia.
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Attacker now faces ten years' incarceration to contemplate the ethics of his actions
Glenn Hoddle calls for FA to explore ways to limit foreign players in the Premier League in effort to improve England chances
Sunday 08 September 2013
Former England manager also believes quality coaching at a young age is crucial in the development of homegrown talent
Saturday 07 September 2013
Faulks’s new work is made up of two novellas, and three short stories. Their settings include a 21st-century laboratory, a Victorian workhouse and a 1970s recording studio.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
- 1 David Cameron refers to 83-year-old Labour MP Dennis Skinner as 'Jurassic Park'
- 3 Russell Brand condemns moment of silence for Tunisia attack victims as 'minute of bulls**t'
- 4 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 5 Alwaleed bin Talal: Saudi Prince to donate entire $32bn fortune to charity