In my previous dispatch from the traumatic home-hunting frontline, where regiments of estate agents fire broadsides of scorn at our hilarious budget-to-square-footage aspirations, I detailed how one such know-it-all had been forced to tell us – just as we were about to enter – why the house was unsellable, due to the all-pervasive stench of chemicals from the dry cleaner down below. Needless to say, we weren't inordinately tempted.
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Wednesday 19 June 2013
The “naked rambler” has been jailed for 11 months after being found guilty of breaching an anti-social behaviour order (Asbo) banning him from being naked in public just minutes after it was imposed.
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Apprentice candidate Alex Mills plays the role of a nightmare date - as a team leader steps down for the first time in the history of the BBC One show.
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Not all dads are the pipe-smoking, slipperswearing type, so why not get yours something he really wants this year? By Lee Holmes
Saturday 08 June 2013
First things first – where do you get those outfits?
Monday 20 May 2013
Can socks, or rather an absence of them, save Pakistan this hot, blistering summer?
Sunday 12 May 2013
Hundreds of Americana enthusiasts descended on an authentic 1950s holiday camp for the biannual Hemsby Rock ’n’ Roll Weekend.
Tuesday 07 May 2013
The party will need to convert eurosceptic zeal to dealing with complaints about drains
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Air passengers should avoid making important decisions whilst cruising at altitude, according to Britain’s first professor of aerospace medicine.
Saturday 13 April 2013
A celebratory double bill is inspired by heartlifting music, while a dire jailhouse 'dansical' deserves to be locked up
Friday 12 April 2013
From the gross dudes who can't tell the difference between lust and disgust to the personal space invaders, trips to the gym would be much more therapeutic, well, alone...
What To Do, See & Buy: Brown's; The Genius of Dogs; Ewe Style; Graham and Green; Yinka Shonibare; The Chocolate Festival
Saturday 16 March 2013
Monday 04 March 2013
The shows taking place in Paris at the moment are exercises in idealism, showcasing each designer's dream woman, head to toe in looks made for her, and styled just so according to that creative vision.
Friday 01 March 2013
I am truly thankful that we live in an era when washed-up stars can make TV comebacks
Friday 15 February 2013
The only thing missing is a Benedict Cumberbatch cameo. But could he take a shift in the Wishy Washy?
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Comic-book capers abound on the big screen, but MAC has being doing good work on bringing them to the beauty counter, too. The cosmetics brand’s latest limited-edition collection is inspired by the characters of Archie comics. Two contrasting colour stories are inspired by the bubbly girl-next-door Betty and vampy rich girl Veronica.
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