A fourth museum in the North of England is now under threat from impending Government cuts, it was claimed today.
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Tuesday 26 June 2012
Former failing headteachers have been recruited by Ofsted to inspect schools, it was reported today.
Friday 01 June 2012
Sites for 60 new large woodlands marking the Queen's Diamond Jubilee have been announced by the Woodland Trust.
Monday 28 May 2012
The boss at the so-called new British FBI will effectively become the most senior police officer in the country with the power to over-rule chief constables, the Government said today.
Sunday 13 May 2012
London hospital says treatment is necessary to fight epidemic among children
Friday 04 May 2012
Parents must take responsibility for what their children watch online, amid concerns that youngsters are accessing inappropriate material such as pornography, headteachers warned today.
Sunday 29 April 2012
Amid traditional thatched West Country cottages, Sophie Lam discovers an elegant Modernist homage to space and light
Wednesday 18 April 2012
Germans who claimed to be catching butterflies in pre-war Kenya caught the attention of British officials who feared the Nazis were plotting to invade East Africa, previously secret files reveal.
Saturday 07 April 2012
For 27 years, Marty Rathbun was a key player in the world's most secretive religion – even mentoring top celebrities including Tom Cruise. Then he left, and things turned ugly...
Saturday 24 March 2012
Tuesday 20 March 2012
A dagger, an eye relic and a fork are among the subjects of a new BBC series which will examine the turbulent lives of the Bard's original audience.
Saturday 18 February 2012
On a brass-monkey night in January, the South Lodge Hotel looks good: grey-beige stone, triangular pediments, lots of ivy and lots of windows through which firelight and lamplight gleam appealingly. The lobby is wide enough to accommodate a Victorian coach-and-four passing through and sparsely furnished with plush sofas. Though the place dates from 1883, it has an ersatz feel to it, a sprayed-on faux-luxury. As a manager comes to greet you, your eye falls on a doorway through which you glimpse a horribly overlit green space – a gym? A swimming pool? – and you try to ignore it. On the way to the bar, you pass a cosy-looking restaurant, all wood panels and floral wallpaper and you think, ah yes, just the job. The bar is a mocked-up gentlemen's club with more panelling and chandeliers made of twisted shards of leather-coloured glass. You greet your friends, floor a dry martini and head for dinner...
Thursday 16 February 2012
Rupert Murdoch will arrive at the Wapping headquarters of his British newspapers tomorrow to take charge of the latest crisis involving one of his titles, sources say.
Thursday 02 February 2012
Aaron and Bryce Dessner, identical twin brothers and twin guitarists for their band The National, are so in synch that their dialogue can, apparently, be difficult for outsiders to understand.
Friday 30 December 2011
House prices are down, supplies of new homes are below target and frustrated first-time buyers are struggling to get mortgages...
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