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Thursday 12 August 2010
Living life to a tight deadline, juggling appointments and rushing from place to place may harm a woman's chances of becoming pregnant.
Monday 09 August 2010
The communications regulator has been asked to consider the effects of further relaxation of regional media ownership rules, it announced today.
Saturday 07 August 2010
The thing about alternative comedy is that it isn't very alternative any more. Like "New" Labour, time has rendered the adjective redundant, and the nation awaits the alternative to alternative comedy. Maybe comics will go back to wearing dinner suits with frilly shirts and cracking mother-in-law gags.
Thursday 24 June 2010
Under normal circumstances, the breakdown of an international meeting would be a cause for disappointment; but not in the case of the International Whaling Commission. After two days of discussions in Morocco, the gathering has been brought to an end because the delegates of 88 nations were unable to reach agreement. The draft deal under discussion would have lifted the 24-year-old ban on commercial whaling. Iceland, Japan and Norway would have been granted an annual catch quota.
Saturday 19 June 2010
Parents would be able to set up schools in homes or local empty office blocks under plans unveiled by the Government yesterday.
Friday 30 April 2010
David Furley was one of the 20th century's outstanding scholars of Greco-Roman philosophy. The quantity of Furley's published output is perhaps modest by today's standards. But virtually every item is a gem, and many have become classics.
Saturday 24 April 2010
Thursday 15 April 2010
The party leaders revealed their relaxation secrets today, with Gordon Brown confessing to trying Pilates, David Cameron growing his own vegetables and Nick Clegg sneaking into the garden for a quick smoke.
Friday 02 April 2010
Friday 02 April 2010
Ofcom, the communications watchdog, has called for the controversial rules governing ITV's advertising to be torn up following a rise of competition in the industry.
Friday 05 March 2010
After the tightly-focused spotlight on the late Nina Simone's repertoire that was Just Like A Woman, Barb Jungr returns to her wide-ranging selections from The Great American Songbook with The Men I Love.
Saturday 27 February 2010
Saturday 20 February 2010
Saturday 06 February 2010
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a 10-night beach holiday in Thailand. Prices are for two people, departing at the end of February and include flights from Heathrow, accommodation and transfers.
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
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'
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- 3 Naked free runner captured in breathtaking photographs above London's streets
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week