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Government are now in discussions over how to remove the rabbit without damaging the statue of the anti-apartheid icon

The Complete Guide To: Catalonia, Spain

This beautiful, buzzing region of north-east Spain has a great deal more to offer visitors than just beaches and Barcelona, says Harriet O'Brien

Rupert Cornwell: Out of America

Washington could do with a taste of democracy, too

February House, by Sherill Tippins

Frolics with Miss Mess

Henman prepares to return fire against the cannon from Croatia

Mario Ancic, a Croatian who today stands tall between Tim Henman and a fifth men's singles semi-final, reads law books while some of his fellow players are on Playstation. During a break at the Australian Open last year, the 20-year-old Ancic, offered a choice between visiting an amusement park or a Salvador Dali exhibition, went for the surreal.

John Hench

Disney artist, 'imagineer' and theme-park designer

Good Scene / Bad Scene

Twelfth Night, Dundee Rep, Dundee

How Dali transformed dough into a surreal slice of life

Why was the artist so inspired by a humble loaf, Alex Leith asks

The Information: 'Honk!'

What Is It?

Theatre: The truth about swans and ducks

HONK! THE UGLY DUCKLING NT OLIVIER LONDON

How do I look?: Morris watching

Science writer and television presenter Desmond Morris is best known for his work on the way we communicate with each other through visual signals. Here, he discusses his own appearance

Muslim damages Dali paintings

ISLAM AND the West have clashed once again in Istanbul - and this time, Salvador Dali came off worst. To the astonishment of gathered art lovers, Muhammad Sevim stormed into an exhibition of Dali's work and punched two of the paintings. The 21-year-old smashed glass panels protecting the works and spattered the canvases with his blood.
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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links