Our EU competitor now has more cultural clout than us, says Emily Dugan. Meanwhile Matthew Bell sets a quiz to find out how Teut-on-it you are (answers below)
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Monday 09 July 2012
Watching the Men's final in the Royal Box at Wimbledon yesterday was a mix of aristocrats, politicians, Olympians and, er, the Beckhams.
Saturday 30 June 2012
Who knew that, among the galaxy of stars to have booked their tickets for Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space tourist flight, is HRH Princess Beatrice?
Friday 29 June 2012
Hopes for a swift recovery from Britain's double-dip recession were dealt a further blow today after figures revealed the services sector ground to a halt in April's wash-out weather.
Monday 04 June 2012
As it turned out, yesterday's Diamond Jubilee pageant was even more quintessentially British than anyone could have hoped for. Not because of the waving Royals and the vast crowds that turned out to see them. Not because of the seemingly endless sartorial permutations of the Union Flag. Not even because of all the limp sandwiches and bad cakes. All that was never in doubt. It was the weather that did us truly proud.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Ex-President's foundation threatens legal action to prevent Guernsey firm selling grisly souvenir
Thursday 17 May 2012
Indulging in a four-day weekend to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee next month will push Britain deeper into recession, the Bank of England has warned.
Tuesday 08 May 2012
Consumers shunned the high street during the wettest April on record as overall spending dropped at the sharpest rate in 11 months, a study said today.
Monday 09 April 2012
Scrapping public holidays could add £18 billion to the nation's annual economic output, according to a think-tank.
Friday 23 March 2012
The ceramics maker Portmeirion had another "excellent year" in 2012 as demand from the US, South Korea and the UK continued to boom.
Sunday 04 March 2012
One year on, the drink is the spirit of a nation's recovery from the tsunami
Wednesday 22 February 2012
The King of Vegas?
Saturday 18 February 2012
Economists’ forecasts of a weak January on the high street are confounded by surge in spending
Friday 17 February 2012
From today, the biggest names in the fashion world will descend upon the capital for London Fashion Week 2012.
Sunday 12 February 2012
Saturday 04 February 2012
Hunt on for a bass singer who can hit a low E – a massive three octaves below middle C
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