An architect has brought us perilously close to a world where morgues tower upwards
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Friday 29 November 2013
A daily reminder of mortality towering over Oslo may not to be everyone’s taste, but a young architect has earned a commendation for his plans to build Norway’s first vertical cemetery.
Friday 08 November 2013
Philippines is profoundly vulnerable to both tropical tempests and seismic hyperactivity
Tuesday 05 November 2013
Move to demoliish hundreds of Arab apartments ‘destroying every chance of peace’, says Fatah
'Get Money Gang' member Mohammed Hussein killed in Wild West-style shootout with 'Dem Africans' after years of murderous rivalry, court hears
Tuesday 01 October 2013
19-year-old collapsed in an alley where he died after being struck in the chest
Tuesday 10 September 2013
TUC gives support to unions trying to save the Royal Mail from privatisation
Thursday 05 September 2013
The explosion occurred in a Muslim Brotherhood stronghold
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Engineer recorded birds to show DAB broadcasting could be done on shoestring - with software he downloaded for free
Friday 28 June 2013
Tributes paid to Somali girl Nawaal Sayid, who fell from the 11th floor of a central London flat
Sunday 23 June 2013
It was goodbye to post-war austerity in the Fifties, as shopping malls and skyscrapers arrived – and 'The Billy Cotton Band Show' made way for Elvis
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Councils and housing associations are reclassifying thousands of bedrooms across Britain as box rooms, studies or non-specific rooms so that tenants can avoid the so-called “bedroom tax”.
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Work crews backed by about 250 police removed parts of the Berlin Wall known as the East Side Gallery before dawn today to make way for an upscale building project, despite demands by protesters that the site be preserved.
Sunday 24 March 2013
George Osborne's attempts to solve our housing crisis are heading in the same direction as Parliament's attempts to hijack press freedom – destined for the pending tray, criticised on all sides as unhelpful and unworkable.
Saturday 23 March 2013
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Wednesday 13 March 2013
To understand the special contribution of the architect George Finch we should remember life just after the Second World War in London. His profession was dominated by public-school educated, upper-middle class men. While 40 per cent of architects worked in the public sector, they were those who tended to be time-servers, without much aspiration, looking for a secure billet. Finch, a committed socialist, saw architecture as a branch of the liberal arts, with the power to transform the lives of the war-battered Londoners.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
GE wants Mary Schapiro on board
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
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- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more