33-year-old upsets the odds with his novel 'The Shock of the Fall' - the story of a teenager's descent into mental illness
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Friday 21 December 2012
Locals hit the roof as outsiders lift free passes
Friday 23 November 2012
Main image: Arctic hare, £120, The Shop Floor Project; frames, from £5, John Lewis
Friday 05 October 2012
IPC Media, the magazines giant behind Marie Claire, NME and Country Life, yesterday showed why its US owner, Time Warner, has been keen to hang on to it, as the British company paid a £51.5m dividend.
Sunday 30 September 2012
JK Rowling has claimed that she created a cosmic vacancy when she turned down a trip on a spaceship.
Monday 30 July 2012
Two dancers who kissed as part of the Olympics opening ceremony have dismissed claims of a real-life romance and have stated that it was 'purely professional'.
Thursday 05 July 2012
Chelsea's hopes of moving to Battersea Power Station have been extinguished after a Malaysian consortium completed a £400million purchase of the London landmark.
Saturday 09 June 2012
What to do
Friday 08 June 2012
Proving all's well that ends well, Shakespeare's Globe has sold 85,000 tickets for its festival of the Bard's plays performed in 37 different languages, "wildly" exceeding expectations.
Sunday 03 June 2012
A New York artist is the latest to bring his witty works to our streets
Saturday 02 June 2012
The stage is set
Saturday 19 May 2012
In a move certain to leave art traditionalists apoplectic with rage, one of the country's leading galleries is to charge £8 for entry to a summer exhibition of works which cannot be seen.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
Melvyn Bragg is resurrecting The South Bank Show with an interview of Dizzee Rascal in a new documentary on the rise of the grime scene.
Monday 30 April 2012
Her dramatic gold medal at the Munich Olympics in 1972 ensured her status in her home country of Northern Ireland at the height of the Troubles.
Saturday 28 April 2012
Chairman apologises to shareholders after 2 billion votes are cast against bank's remuneration report
Tuesday 24 April 2012
ITV’s Fred West dramatisation has picked up the most nominations for this year’s television Baftas, with its star Dominic West going head to head with Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch to be crowned leading actor.
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