Officially, there will be no political eulogy at Baroness Thatcher's funeral. But when the Bishop of London, the Right Reverend Richard Chartres, clambers up to the pulpit of St Paul's Cathedral to deliver the sermon on Wednesday, there will be some who will be holding their breath to see what he comes out with.
He has a reputation for misadventure, but Mark Thatcher is determined to do the right thing by his late mother
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
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.
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.
Election comes at a time of huge divisions within the Anglican Church
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.
The Bard's glorious, grisly, world springs to life. Verily, it's a triumph!
Bradley Wiggins marked his victorious win yesterday by raising a glass or two and getting drunk.
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.
Activists move into private square just two months after losing drawn-out eviction fight
An Olympic training site has become the target of an Occupy London protest.
A group of Anglican clerics have called on St Paul's Cathedral to fully explain why praying Christians were dragged by police from the steps of the famous landmark during the eviction of the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp.
A new dean of St Paul's Cathedral has been appointed nearly five months after his predecessor resigned in the wake of the row over anti-capitalist protesters camped outside the landmark church.