Once the voice of the more civilised wing of the party, the think-tank is now firmly in the Let’s Get Nasty Again tendency
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Friday 26 April 2013
The Week in Books
Thursday 18 April 2013
Gillian Orr reports on the star’s odd choice of movie roles
Saturday 06 April 2013
Matt Kaplan's study asks why human beings feel compelled to create monsters.
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Justin Bieber’s fans may complain about a two-hour wait, but it was a different story for those in line to see Stephenie Meyer, the author of the bestselling Twilight novels.
Sunday 24 February 2013
Colin Wilson, self-declared genius and misfit, remains a specialist taste, perhaps because, as one of the "Angry Young Men" of British literature, he divided opinion so much that Time magazine ran an excoriating article on his book Religion and the Rebel entitled "Scrambled Egghead". He's available in print but, like many prolific writers, this makes him hard to keep track of, and tracing a common thread through his work requires tenacity.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
English actor Robin Sachs best known for his appearance in Buffy the Vampire Slayer has died aged 61.
Sunday 09 December 2012
This party season, I shall mostly be wearing my old self again. After a year of frankly rubbish goings on (broken leg, broken heart), I’m finally back to normal.
Saturday 08 December 2012
Roman Coppola, son of Francis Ford Coppola and big brother to Lost in Translation director Sofia, is not a funny man.
Friday 30 November 2012
Main image: Firby, £49.79, and magnetic frames, £12 a set, both John Lewis
Tuesday 27 November 2012
For those who aren't thrilled by the thought of avant-garde light-fittings, Milan's Triennale design museum is providing a winter show with a bit more bite.
Monday 26 November 2012
Ah, the dashing heir to the Earl of Grantham
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Thousands of screaming fans lined the black carpet late on last night for the final Twilightfilm premiere as the cast of Breaking Dawn - Part 2 bid farewell to the franchise and its loyal followers.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart put their troubles behind them as they presented a united front at the world premiere of the final Twilight movie.
Saturday 10 November 2012
Cronenberg's fragmented, verbose discourse on capitalism takes place, mainly, in a 28-year-old billionaire's stretch limo, which is "cork-lined against street noise".
Wednesday 31 October 2012
As parents carve pumpkins and children reach for the face paint ready to trick or treat, ever wondered where the traditions come from?
Threat of 'catastrophic cascade of collisions' must be averted, warn scientists
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
- 1 Australian man Rod Sommerville reacts to bite from deadly snake by reaching for cold beer
- 2 Pakistan vs Paul Smith: Sandal-wearers bemused by famed British designer's attempts to sell traditional Peshawari chappal-style shoes for the distinctly untraditional sum of £300
- 3 North Korea elections: Kim Jong-un wins 100% of the vote
- 4 Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
- 5 Sharknado 2: Former WWE wrestler Kurt Angle to fight second wave of flying sharks