An architect has brought us perilously close to a world where morgues tower upwards
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Saturday 19 June 2010
A retired civil engineer whose 40-year habit of tunnelling under his home led to him being removed to a top-floor flat in a tower block has died, leaving council bosses with a further bill after it was revealed he had continued his burrowing habit even when living several hundred feet above the ground.
Tuesday 08 June 2010
Linda McLean's new play for the Traverse is actually two plays, a diptych in which the relationship between the two doesn't become apparent until very near the end, when we can see the full arc of these regretful, terrified, but somehow still hopeful characters sink into the depths of brutal despair, be lifted briefly by the promise of a good day amidst the misery and then find themselves inevitably crushed once more after the curtain has dropped.
Saturday 15 May 2010
Monday 10 May 2010
"We Said We'd Never Look Back" from Salad Days might be the signature tune of Orpheus, if he hadn't had better ones already composed for him by Gluck and Monteverdi, so American playwright Sarah Ruhl is at least wise enough not to mess with the music in her mythical re-write.
Wednesday 21 April 2010
An agreement was reached between New York City doormen and building owners, averting a threatened strike.
Saturday 10 April 2010
Saturday 10 April 2010
A couple have expressed their feelings of guilt for the fire that ripped through their flat, killing two firemen.
Wednesday 07 April 2010
Two firefighters killed as a tower block blaze raged "completely out of control" were hailed for their bravery today.
Monday 29 March 2010
Monday 15 March 2010
Wednesday 10 March 2010
Monday 08 March 2010
The deaths of three people who plunged to their deaths from a high rise block of flats are not being treated as suspicious, police said last night.
Sunday 07 February 2010
Tuesday 02 February 2010
Sunday 01 November 2009
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'