Not content with four-storey statues of Alexander the Great and Mother Teresa, city planners in Skopje are now inviting bids for a version of Rome’s Spanish Steps, part of a beautification campaign that has divided residents.
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Friday 03 May 2013
Produced again by Joe Henry, the follow-up to Let Them Talk follows a similar format of easy-rolling jazz arrangements and simpatico guest spots supporting Hugh Laurie's blues piano.
Sunday 24 March 2013
New laws in India will make stalking, voyeurism and sexual harassment all crimes
English Heritage disappointed after Eric Pickles gives go-ahead for controversial Liverpool skyscraper development
Tuesday 05 March 2013
English Heritage expressed its disappointment today after Communities Secretary Eric Pickles gave the go-ahead to a controversial skyscraper development on the banks of the Mersey fuelling fears that Liverpool’s historic waterfront will now be stripped of its World Heritage Status.
Thursday 24 January 2013
David Headley received a reduced sentence for co-operating with prosecutors
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Lahore is following cities as diverse as London, Tehran and Moscow in introducing women-only facilities. But do 'gender ghettos' make women more or less free?
Friday 05 October 2012
A wikipedia for hip hop, Italy's most tyre-rannical politician, frost-bitten penis, snake bite vs. morphine and the brand new Taj Mahal
Thursday 07 June 2012
A rare celestial spectacle, the Transit of Venus, unfolded in the morning sky across India yesterday.
Saturday 31 March 2012
A man who was paralysed after leaping from a window in a five-star hotel to escape gunmen during the Mumbai terror attacks is suing the owners.
Thursday 19 January 2012
As a new festival at the Southbank explores the way cultures around the globe deal with our final exit, Arifa Akbar asks whether it is time for us to lose the morbidity left by the Victorians and reconsider the way we say goodbye
Friday 20 May 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
Rahul Gandhi, who is seen as India's prime minister-in-waiting, was briefly arrested after he joined farmers protesting against land being taken over for a $2bn highway, underscoring how land disputes are emerging as a political issue.
Saturday 16 April 2011
Friday 04 March 2011
The force is with Lego, the Danish toymaker which saw profits soar by a galactic 63 per cent last year thanks to a boost from Darth Vader and friends.
Tuesday 15 February 2011
Wednesday 12 January 2011
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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