One of the most famous human rights barristers in the world will be defending three students potentially facing expulsion from their university.
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Thursday 14 August 2008
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novella, upon which this work is based, certainly suggests opera: a total eclipse of the sun, a rabid dog, a girl named Sierva Maria de Todos los Angeles, a priest whose compassion turns to forbidden love, a monstrous exorcism. The "demons" of the title are prejudice and intolerance. Love dies, innocence dies in a climate of suspicion and mistrust.
Friday 08 August 2008
If Sussex's victory over Lancashire at Liverpool last July was, in the final analysis, effectively a title decider, this contest might determine which of these sides stays in the race. At the halfway point the champions of the last two years have their noses in front.
Tuesday 29 July 2008
Hasting Direct, the car, home and travel insurer, was landed with a £735,000 fine by the Financial Services Authority yesterday, after it cancelled the motor insurance policies of more than 4,500 customers at short notice.
Monday 28 July 2008
Frank Day, who earned the sobriquet "Fearless" for his exploits as a Spitfire pilot in the Second World War, seldom referred to the fact that he was imprisoned in the notorious Stalag Luft III prisoner-of-war camp from 1942 to 1945, where he was brutally beaten on several occasions. The only words he uttered to the German officers were his name, rank and number. He sustained himself in the worst moments of his long ordeal by humming "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square".
Sunday 27 July 2008
The foster father of murdered schoolgirl Billie-Jo Jenkins claimed yesterday to have discovered a new potential suspect in the case.
Sunday 27 July 2008
Thursday 10 July 2008
Friday 20 June 2008
Intriguingly, there was to have been a sequel to Albert Herring. Britten was out of the picture by then, but his excellent librettist, Eric Crozier, had supposedly made a start on it before he died. Had he taken his lead from the original source, a short story by Guy de Maupassant? Were things to end badly for Albert? Or, having asserted his independence, might Albert have gone on to become Mayor?
Monday 09 June 2008
Sunday 08 June 2008
The weather has not been kind to Sussex, the start to their County Championship defence has been drenched by rain. There has been one victory over Nottinghamshire and one defeat to Durham.
Saturday 07 June 2008
Tuesday 27 May 2008
Essex took a place in the quarter-finals of the Friends Provident Trophy yesterday with a point from their cancelled match against Sussex at Hastings.
Friday 23 May 2008
When Graham Vick's pristine staging of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin christened Glyndebourne's new theatre back in 1994, it was hard to imagine a realisation of this great piece that was truer to the elegance and fine detailing of the Pushkin original. It still is. Revived now by Ron Howell (Vick's one-time assistant) and Jacopo Spirei, the freshness and clear-sightedness of the vision continues to embody everything that is pure and classical and candid about Tchaikovsky's musical response to Pushkin. The wonder of this piece lies in its economy and restraint.
Wednesday 21 May 2008
Tuesday 20 May 2008
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
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