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Wednesday 14 December 2011
The Belgian city of Liege was left asking itself "why?" today in the wake of the random Christmas market gun and grenade attack that left three dead.
Friday 25 November 2011
Released to complement the National Gallery's Leonardo Da Vinci exhibition, this anthology offers a one-stop selection of great Renaissance choral masterworks, performed by some of the most gifted performers of the past four decades, ranging chronologically from Palestrina's "Missa Papae Marcelli" to Allegri's "Miserere".
Sunday 23 October 2011
With 200 singers and massed choirs of period brass, Berlioz's 1837 Grande Messe has rarely sounded so thrilling or transparent.
Friday 21 October 2011
Thursday 20 October 2011
Facing a sceptical public that still has questions about whether their faith is a religion or a cult, the Mormon Church is turning to one of its least stereotypical adherents to win them over: Brandon Flowers, the lead singer of the rock band The Killers.
Saturday 27 August 2011
It's a bit odd to have a country's national holidays determined by when bank clerks are permitted to frolic. But then bank holidays well demonstrate the practical if incoherent evolution of most British institutions.
Sunday 07 August 2011
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Wednesday 03 August 2011
The American polygamist sect leader, Warren Jeffs, has made a third appeal for the removal of the Texas judge overseeing his child-sex assault case, this time claiming God himself demands the change.
Monday 11 July 2011
Leeds lost for the third match in a row and slipped to eighth in Super League after a 38-18 defeat at Catalan Dragons.
Sunday 10 July 2011
Sunday 22 May 2011
Sunday 08 May 2011
Sunday 01 May 2011
Pope Benedict XVI beatified Pope John Paul II before more than a million faithful in St. Peter's Square and surrounding streets Sunday, moving the beloved former pontiff one step closer to possible sainthood.
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Wines of the week: Château de Sabazan, Côtes de Saint-Mont 2005/2006; Leasingham Magnus Riesling 2009; Tagus Creek Rosé 2009
Sunday 24 April 2011
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
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