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Tower of strength: The Salvation Army Citadel in Chelmsford

The beauty of the new Salvation Army Citadel in Chelmsford lies in its striking simplicity – and in its sense of place, says Jay Merrick

Michael Brown: A great divide looms: MPs who have – and those who have not

The expenses saga could leave us with the two-tier system of a century ago

Venter gives Saracens fear factor

Bath 11 Saracens 12

Building companies fined £130m by OFT

Biggest ever investigation by regulator finds evidence of 'widespread' illegality

Twice Ken Is Plenty: The Lost Script Of Kenneth Williams, Radio 4

Kenneth carries on from beyond the grave

The Low Anthem - Evolutionary twists

The Low Anthem aren't like other US folk-rock bands. Tim Cooper discusses influence and innovation with the trio

Soldiers invade Classical Brits

An album recorded in sweltering conditions on a British air base in Basra has scooped one of classical music's top prizes at last night's Classical Brit Awards.

The Redeemer, By Jo Nesbo, trans Don Bartlett

I will never feel happy confronting my vacuum cleaner now that Jo Nesbo has revealed its sinister possibilities. In fact, several items are seen in a radically new light in this grim thriller, with a novel use for decorations on the Christmas tree. For this is Harry Hole territory, that well-read Norwegian detective who spreads angst wherever he goes, yet solves one problem after another with his extraordinarily agile brain. Except when on the booze, of course, or having yet another disastrous sexual experience – an interlude here is interrupted by Harry's vibratingmobile phone.

DVD: Arcade Fire, Miroir Noir, (Sonovox)

Arcade Fire blow themselves out of the water

Sarah Sands: Bach knew it. I know it. The human default is virtue

During a Radio 3 Christmas special, one of the panellists chose J S Bach as his favourite composer because of his ability to find joy in all things. Even Bach might have struggled last week.

First person: 'I spend Christmas Day helping others'

Annie Cook, 58

Brooks Mileson: Businessman and philanthropist who took tiny Gretna to the Scottish Cup final

Brooks Mileson, a pony-tailed Sunderland-born eccentric who made a fortune in business and gave much of it away to struggling football clubs, was defined in the public's mind by the rise and demise of Gretna FC, the Scottish minnows he bankrolled to fairytale heights and then abandoned.

Complete Surrender, by Dave Sharp

Another child in his time

Interiors: Golden oldies

Forget the fickle ways of fashion: furnishing your home with the best of the past can be a very good thing, says Esther Walker. Photographs by Beth Evans

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Dress the Gaza situation up all you like, but the truth hurts

Robert Fisk on Gaza conflict

Dress the situation up all you like, but the truth hurts
Save the tiger: Tiger, tiger burning less brightly as numbers plummet

Tiger, tiger burning less brightly

When William Blake wrote his famous poem there were probably more than 100,000 tigers in the wild. These days they probably number around 3,200
5 News's Andy Bell retraces his grandfather's steps on the First World War battlefields

In grandfather's footsteps

5 News's political editor Andy Bell only knows his grandfather from the compelling diary he kept during WWI. But when he returned to the killing fields where Edwin Vaughan suffered so much, his ancestor came to life
Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart reveals she has flying robot ... to take photos of her farm

Martha Stewart has flying robot

The lifestyle guru used the drone to get a bird's eye view her 153-acre farm in Bedford, New York
Former Labour minister Meg Hillier has demanded 'pootling lanes' for women cyclists

Do women cyclists need 'pootling lanes'?

Simon Usborne (who's more of a hurtler) explains why winning the space race is key to happy riding
A tale of two presidents: George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story

A tale of two presidents

George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story
Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover

The dining car makes a comeback

Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover
Gallery rage: How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?

Gallery rage

How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?
Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players

Eye on the prize

Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players
Women's rugby: Tamara Taylor adds fuel to the ire in quest to land World Cup

Women's rugby

Tamara Taylor adds fuel to the ire in quest to land World Cup
Save the tiger: The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

With only six per cent of the US population of these amazing big cats held in zoos, the Zanesville incident in 2011 was inevitable
Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy

How Samuel Beckett became a French Resistance spy

As this year's Samuel Beckett festival opens in Enniskillen, James Knowlson, recalls how the Irish writer risked his life for liberty and narrowly escaped capture by the Gestapo
We will remember them: relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War

We will remember them

Relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War
Star Wars Episode VII is being shot on film - and now Kodak is launching a last-ditch bid to keep celluloid alive

Kodak's last-ditch bid to keep celluloid alive

Director J J Abrams and a few digital refuseniks shoot movies on film. Simon Usborne wonders what the fuss is about
Once stilted and melodramatic, Hollywood is giving acting in video games a makeover

Acting in video games gets a makeover

David Crookes meets two of the genre's most popular voices