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Tuesday 09 October 2012
Leading visitor attractions in London lost out as the double impact of the Olympics and the wettest summer in 100 years caused a calamitous slump in tourism.
Saturday 11 August 2012
The Traces of the title are the memories and marks that bind a people to a place, whether it's the "black hills" so fatally glimpsed in "Tears For Lot's Wife", or the "minarets of industry" of the petrochemical plant at Grangemouth in "Tinsel Show".
Friday 10 August 2012
Rumours that the Spice Girls will be reuniting to perform at the Olympic Games closing ceremony look to be true after the band were pictured apparently rehearsing for Sunday's extravaganza.
Sunday 05 August 2012
The Bard's glorious, grisly, world springs to life. Verily, it's a triumph!
Team GB's Bradley Wiggins has cycling shorts stolen as he celebrates gold medal by getting 'blind drunk'
Thursday 02 August 2012
Bradley Wiggins marked his victorious win yesterday by raising a glass or two and getting drunk.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
More than 40 groups are to stage a protest against the Olympics to highlight the “corporate dominance” of the Games as well as other issues such as the cost of staging the event during a time of austerity.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
Religious figures who support gay marriage will today launch a fightback against church leaders who have come out against same-sex marriage.
Thursday 14 June 2012
An eviction is under way to move Occupy London protesters from their seven-month occupation of a square in the capital.
Tuesday 05 June 2012
It's usually one of the country's busiest roundabouts, where Sir Paul McCartney dazzled the crowds last night, outside Buckingham Palace. This morning it was creeping back to business as usual, as crowds of people sat and waited, and waited, not really sure what to do with themselves.
Saturday 02 June 2012
The focus of all the festivities begins her big weekend at the races, while country prepares for a thoroughbred bash
Friday 01 June 2012
The High Court has backed a council's move to end the seven-month occupation of a square in London.
Saturday 12 May 2012
Anti-capitalism protesters from the Occupy movement have pitched tents outside the Bank of England, they said tonight.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Police arrested five people after a group of anti-capitalist protesters set up a temporary camp outside the London Stock Exchange following May Day demonstrations.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Activists move into private square just two months after losing drawn-out eviction fight
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Animal owners will soon be able to rest easier knowing their pets can no longer be impounded to pay off the king's debts.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
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- 4 Iran launches anti-Isis cartoon competition 'to expose true nature of Islamic State'