There were emotional scenes as firestations across the capital closed their doors
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Sunday 29 December 2013
It's often said that those who have failed in adult life look to their children to succeed. They become pushy parents and live vicariously through their children's achievements. This is now happening to me. But I'm not hoping that my children will become lawyers or doctors or hedge-fund managers. I'm hoping that they'll be good at skateboarding.
Thursday 26 December 2013
32-year-old orthopaedic surgeon from London was captured in November last year in the ancient city of Aleppo
Wednesday 25 December 2013
Doctor was on the verge of being released when his family were told of his death by what the Syrian government calls suicide and they say was murder
Thursday 03 October 2013
As a long-time resident, I have seen Crystal Palace become gentrified. There’s an artisan bakery now, a friendly independent bookshop, a charming indoor market, and some decent pubs and restaurants, including an outstanding Thai establishment. A new rail connection arrived a few years ago and has transformed our connections with central London.
Wednesday 07 August 2013
History: Founded in the summer of 2011 by the philosopher A.C. Grayling with the participation and advice of some of the world’s top academics, New College of the Humanities is a private undergraduate college.
Thursday 30 May 2013
A British jackpot winner who scooped a massive £81 million in the EuroMillions lottery has claimed the prize.
Thursday 06 December 2012
Women who get a new lease of life through merry widowhood aren't a rare breed in either life or art.
Friday 09 November 2012
Rail passengers endured delays of up to two hours today on busy routes linking London and Scotland.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
London's Frieze week caters for the poorer collector, too, says Anny Shaw
Wednesday 10 October 2012
London's Frieze week caters for the poorer collector, too
Saturday 29 September 2012
Ten years ago, an art fair pitched a tent in London's Regent's Park. Now film stars and oligarchs queue to get in to the HQ of the see-and-be-seen art scene. Charlotte Philby examines its cultural significance
Saturday 18 August 2012
The artist talks us through his cultural favourites
Monday 16 July 2012
Grade 1 listed Tobacco Docks tops MoD's barracks shortlist, writes Andrew Johnson
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Kensington Gardens, London; Ragtime, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, London; Atigone, NT Olivier, London
Sunday 03 June 2012
Two book adaptations join the season's outdoor productions, while a Greek tragedy exiles Antigone to Sixties corporate America
Saturday 31 December 2011
New Year Honours: The Arts
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
By performing as African Americans or Indians, white people get to play act a kind of 'imaginary liberation', writes Michael Mark Cohen
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site this morning
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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