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Monday 04 February 2013
Today's confirmation that remains found beneath a car park in Leicester are those of the last Plantagenet king of England will not strip the mystery from one of William Shakespeare's greatest plays, a literary expert has predicted.
Sunday 03 February 2013
A Romanian airliner "bounced" off the runway while landing at Rome's main airport during heavy winds, injuring a flight attendant and four passengers.
Thursday 31 January 2013
Charity hopes to provide language and integration courses
Wednesday 30 January 2013
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Saturday 26 January 2013
Notable guests, romantic retreats and ultra-chic hideaways
Monday 21 January 2013
It is the most-visited, the most written about and the most parodied work of art in the world but the ‘uncatchable smile’ that makes Leonard da Vinci’s Mona Lisa so special is not unique according to experts.
Monday 14 January 2013
Nadav Kander was inspired by ideas of Elizabethan purity to create these stunning photographic portraits of six nude females and one male.
Saturday 29 December 2012
An ambitious novel of passions and ideas gets under the skin of its rootless heroine
Wednesday 19 December 2012
Société Générale has lost a lawsuit brought by an investment banker whom it fired from its London office, which could cost it as much as €20m (£16m).
Saturday 15 December 2012
Thursday 22 November 2012
"When I was offended in the Nazi era, I couldn’t respond," the late sculptor Hans Josephsohn explained in 2001. "Whenever a Hitler Youth leader insulted me, I wasn’t able to hit him."
Monday 19 November 2012
Cecilia Bartoli always has a project, and her current one is to resurrect the work of Agostino Steffani (1654-1728) who combined the roles of spy, singer, bishop, and opera composer.
Wednesday 07 November 2012
This intriguing city with Slovakian and Hungarian heritage is next year’s European Capital of Culture
Sunday 04 November 2012
Curves and length signal both frailty and strength, finds Roger Dobson
Monday 29 October 2012
The politics and personalities that dominated King Henry VIII's court are recreated in a new exhibition at Buckingham Palace.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more