Britain is trying to get tough on female genital mutilation – but does France offer the answer
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Saturday 06 July 2013
Louis XIV used fashion as political tool, says our style columnist
Sunday 23 June 2013
Baby was discovered after neighbours reported meowing noises emerging from a communal drain
Sunday 23 June 2013
British shoppers are a fickle bunch. We moan ad nauseam about the high street's death yet as a nation we are the world's most avid online shoppers. As latest sales showed, online is booming.
Saturday 15 June 2013
When she was young, a tomboyish Griffiths longed to do everything her brothers did.
Saturday 08 June 2013
Every now and again, fashion alights on the old cliché of the bourgeoise woman as a focal point. Generally, it means primness, plenty of pearls, maybe a bit of free-falling georgette and a pussy-cat bow. It's a look Miuccia Prada loves, hence the rest of the fashion world does too. It smacks of old Saint Laurent, a bit Belle de Jour. All terribly French. But personally, I can't see those bourgeoise stalwarts without thinking of Margo Leadbetter in The Good Life – opening the style up to a very different interpretation indeed.
Thursday 06 June 2013
A garment worker who spent 17 days trapped in rubble has been offered a job in a hotel
Sunday 02 June 2013
A mural which disappeared from the wall of a north London shop last year but resurfaced in an auction in Miami – only to be withdrawn at the last minute – has gone on sale in London and was on Sunday evening expected to raise £900,000.
Sunday 26 May 2013
This summer, full-length and floaty doesn’t have to be boho, says Emma Akbareian
Friday 24 May 2013
The Week In Books
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Channel 4 is to show the other side of Shameless after announcing a new drama series which follows a group of police officers trying to enforce the law in a chaotic Manchester community.
Friday 10 May 2013
Musée de l'art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Fox News presenter tells viewers it is a 'fact' that both Jesus and Santa Claus are white
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
- 1 America's 'virgin births'? One in 200 mothers 'became pregnant without having sex'
- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber announces he's 'retiring from music'
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile