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Monday 23 December 2013
Jonathan He has captured the hearts of the nation with his poem about his favourite food
Monday 18 November 2013
You’ve heard of veg boxes, but why not get your carnivorous treats delivered as well? Here’s the pick of providers who can keep you stocked with seasonal British produce every night of the week
Thursday 10 October 2013
Jane Ellison has announced her first priority is urging construction workers to 'get into shape'
Wednesday 11 September 2013
A man concerned that his hometown in Arkansas is losing its “hillbilly heritage” has founded an event designed to discourage gentrification: the World Championship Squirrel Cook-Off.
Tuesday 03 September 2013
What the new wording of our Promise does is help us be fully inclusive in a way we haven’t been before
Friday 23 August 2013
Wurst luck – how building of airships hit German sausage-eaters
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Outlook Isn't the British weather wonderful? It saved England from defeat against the resurgent Australians and it's also been putting a rocket under retail sales.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Kate and William are said to have scoffed Zizzi pizzas after the birth of Prince George but the rest of the country gobbled Domino’s.
Sunday 28 July 2013
To paraphrase Mick Jones, my indecision's bugging me. I am tormented by choice. Twelve years after my semi-retirement to a remote village on Exmoor, I find myself contemplating a move back to London. There are various practical benefits. Victoria and I could spend more time working on the Idler Academy, our shop and school. After all, its physical HQ is located in west London, and the 200-mile commute has presented certain challenges over the past three years. Our children could go to the exciting schools of Shepherd's Bush and Hammersmith. We reckon that life would be made easier in some ways. We'd also be nearer our old friends and our parents. There would be less driving.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Steve Coogan’s famous local radio DJ and talk show host Alan Partridge returns to our screens this week.
Saturday 06 July 2013
Police officer admits Lawrence bug
Thursday 04 July 2013
According to a new survey, people from the North aren't very keen on Londoners
Wednesday 26 June 2013
When George Osborne spoke today he evidently felt he was responding to the public mood. How long will that mood last?
Sunday 23 June 2013
Amol Rajan finds brotherly love at a new family-run restaurant in west London
Saturday 08 June 2013
First, a sausage was left in his bedroom. Then, says Rupert Christiansen, things got even stranger.
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