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Friday 08 July 2011
Monday 27 June 2011
When Jeffrey Samuels QC agreed to defend in court one of the most infamous British murderers of the past decade, he must have known it would prove an unpopular brief.
Saturday 28 May 2011
Councils were facing questions about their "wild" spending after details emerged of tens of millions of pounds of expenditure on taxpayer-funded credit cards.
Saturday 14 May 2011
Sunday 10 April 2011
Saturday 05 March 2011
She died many centuries ago, but her mummified corpse and clothing have been almost perfectly preserved despite being buried for hundreds of years in a wooden tomb a few feet beneath a busy street in the city of Taizhou, eastern China.
Friday 14 January 2011
With a thump, a thick tome lands on my desk: it is the Provisional Atlas of the UK's Larger Moths. Two adjectives in that title, provisional and larger, may well deter some people as they give off a definite whiff of nerdiness, but having by now been infected with the nerd germ I am immune to such concerns, open the volume eagerly and at once find myself immersed in the world of the oblique carpet, the dark spinach, the smoky wainscot, the brindled pug, the snout, the beautiful snout, the Bloxworth snout and the true lover's knot.
Friday 17 December 2010
Defence technology based on armour worn by Genghis Khan's Mongol warriors in the 13th century will be used to protect British soldiers against bombs in Afghanistan.
Sunday 05 December 2010
Sunday 05 December 2010
The 60 family shareholders of Hermès, the luxury-goods group famous for its silk scarves and leather bags, spent Friday working on a defence against any future takeover bid by rival LVMH.
Friday 15 October 2010
Eighteen potential witnesses in the trial of tycoon Asil Nadir have died, the Old Bailey heard today.
Wednesday 06 October 2010
Tuesday 21 September 2010
Something you'll find in greater supply at London Fashion Week than at the other such events is humour, and Cumbrian-born designer Giles Deacon has it in spades.
Monday 20 September 2010
There's nothing like a dame, especially when it comes to creating atmosphere. That's what Dame Vivienne Westwood has proved season after season and her Red Label show at London Fashion Week yesterday was no different.
Monday 16 August 2010
Part Two of the ready-to-wear series dedicated to hair: hair removal and, in particular, the removal of hair on the legs.
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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