An architect has brought us perilously close to a world where morgues tower upwards
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Monday 03 January 2011
Two people will appear in court today charged over the murder of a teenager shot dead in the stairwell of a housing estate.
Friday 31 December 2010
Monday 22 November 2010
Tens of thousands of people swarmed to the site of a Shanghai high-rise fire that killed 58 recently to mourn and quietly criticise a system that allowed illegal contracting and unsafe materials in the country's most modern city.
Friday 19 November 2010
Friday 12 November 2010
The cover shot, of tiny Tinchy's image expanded to the size of a tower block, surely reflects the rapper's ambition, which is substantial: "Me, I'm having meetings with the President," he claims unfeasibly in "Gangsta".
Thursday 11 November 2010
The police response to violent protests during the anti-fees march "clearly did not go to plan" but the blame lies squarely with those who carried it out, Policing Minister Nick Herbert said today.
Thursday 11 November 2010
Thursday 28 October 2010
Selfridges unveiled its Christmas windows today with a series of festive family settings ranging from a dolls' house to an urban tower block.
Tuesday 26 October 2010
Friday 17 September 2010
A group of vigilante cops raid a Parisian tower-block eyrie to avenge a colleague slain by a drugs gang.
Thursday 09 September 2010
Saturday 21 August 2010
All this wedding chat (for those who didn't read last week, a quick disclaimer: Not mine. I repeat, not mine) is having a strange effect on me. It's making me feel old. Well, older, by which I mean approaching adulthood. Adulthood, you see, has always appeared an abstract, almost futuristic concept. Something which had yet to seem relevant to my life. Well, until now.
Saturday 07 August 2010
A group of young, predominantly black young people are sitting in a semi-circle debating the strengths and weaknesses of a film script about a fictional girl gang, set amid the seedy tower blocks of East London's under-class.
Tuesday 13 July 2010
A woman was being questioned by police today over a fire which devastated a 15-storey tower block.
Wednesday 30 June 2010
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales