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Monday 01 April 2013
According to a YouGov poll, on the question of trust, respondents ranked a priest below a family doctor, a teacher, a judge and even a BBC news journalist
Thursday 21 March 2013
Survey lays bare shocking state of British youths' general knowledge
Film review: The Spirit of '45 - Mind the gap inKen Loach's impassioned plea for a return to post-war unity
Saturday 16 March 2013
An angry miner demands: "Who is it who tells the police to beat me – a working man?" Cut mischievously to a clip of Margaret Thatcher raising her hand as if to reply: "I do."
Thursday 21 February 2013
In a world where those who never dare to question the status quo seem to prosper most, the Contrarian Prize recognises this nation's heroes of conscience
Friday 08 February 2013
Man settles beside a river, that source of life, commerce. He creates built structures, for shelter, and then, as they grow and cluster about him, for slightly different reasons: pomp, power, prestige. London was and is such a place. Here we see her in the near present, in all her messy, creeping sprawl, smudgy, looming, enormous, mighty. Majestic even. This city is everything that man, cumulatively, has wanted her to be. Here is both all her vital and upward-thrusting nowness, together with all the untidy remnants of everything that she once was or has laid claim to be. A mighty, awe-inspiringly ramshackle palimpsest then.
Tuesday 05 February 2013
A year ago St Paul’s Cathedral found itself embroiled in debate with the Occupy movement, and now the cathedral looks set to engage in debate again when it hosts Question Time this month.
New Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby reaffirms his opposition to gay marriage as he takes office
Monday 04 February 2013
Election comes at a time of huge divisions within the Anglican Church
Wednesday 05 December 2012
A decade-long battle comes to an end - but east London is as split as ever
Friday 30 November 2012
Group will support a host of candidates standing for election to the City of London Corporation
Monday 12 November 2012
While he liked to remain faithful to the source material, he also gave his directors creative freedom
Monday 05 November 2012
Peers took just minutes tonight to back the repeal of hundreds of outdated laws, stretching back over nearly 700 years.
Monday 15 October 2012
'Robin Hood' mayor escapes jail term
Sunday 14 October 2012
Activists from the Occupy movement chained themselves to the pulpit of St Paul's Cathedral during a service today, to mark the anniversary of the formation of their protest camp outside.
Saturday 13 October 2012
A year since the bold movement swept into the City, the effects are still playing out
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Industrial decline and cleaner energy production have led to pollution erosion at St Paul's Cathedral being at a 300-year low.
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash live: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz wanted to 'do something people would remember him for'
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