This year's charity appeal has raised more than £300,000 for our partner charity, Space for Giants, exceeding last year's total of around £250,000. We are within sight of breaking the record for a charity appeal by this newspaper – £356,000. So more donations would be appreciated.
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Wednesday 09 June 2010
The Colony Room was a very eccentric place to hang out, quite mad. I would go there when pubs didn't open all day – it was great because it would be open all afternoon.
Thursday 20 May 2010
A man has been charged with fraud over allegations that forgeries of works by artist Tracey Emin were sold on eBay. One alleged victim claims to have paid between £15,000 and £20,00 for the pieces over two years.
Wednesday 19 May 2010
A man has been charged after an investigation into the alleged sale of forgeries of artwork by artist Tracey Emin.
Counter culture: As Brit Art prices shot into the stratosphere, one website championed affordable works
Saturday 01 May 2010
Friday 26 March 2010
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Sunday 07 March 2010
Thursday 25 February 2010
The Foundling Hospital in Bloomsbury was created in the 18th century by a venturesome sea captain and shipwright called Captain Thomas Coram. It existed to alleviate the appalling suffering of the many wretched foundlings who were abandoned on the streets of London. Captain Coram's hospital took some of them in – alas, not all of them by any means. The great hospital itself was swept away in the 1930s, but there is still a Coram Foundation devoted to the needs of deprived children, and a glorious open space where the hospital once stood called Coram's Fields. One of the most entertaining public notices to be read in the whole of London is displayed at its entrance. This is not a public park, it reads. No adult is to enter unless accompanied by a child. We critics sometimes feel that way about exhibitions of contemporary art, that the sanity of a small child might help to refresh our eye.
Friday 29 January 2010
Friday 22 January 2010
The artist Tracey Emin, whose work sells for thousands of pounds a piece, has been inadvertently caught in the centre of a forgery ring specialising in reproducing her art, Scotland Yard revealed today.
Thursday 31 December 2009
Wednesday 02 December 2009
Tracey Emin's latest work deals with the threat of climate change, but she admits she is a "bad advert" for action on the issue.
Sunday 29 November 2009
Thursday 26 November 2009
Tuesday 24 November 2009
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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- 4 Paul Scholes: Manchester United need five experienced players who can turn round a desperate situation
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence