Viennese noir... with red tinges
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Thursday 23 January 2014
Wigmore Hall, London
Thursday 16 January 2014
Pope Francis continues his shake-up of the Catholic Church after sacking four cardinals from the Vatican Bank commission on Wednesday.
Wednesday 15 January 2014
The fee is understood to be in the region of £6.5m
Thursday 12 December 2013
Mind over matter.
Tuesday 26 November 2013
Foreign Office spokesman described incident as 'serious infringement' of diplomatic protocols
Tuesday 19 November 2013
The Haggadah (a book read by Jews on the first night of Passover) dates from 1726
Friday 08 November 2013
Various Viennese painters are currently showing themselves off in a brilliant show entitled Facing the Modern at the National Gallery, including this portrait by Moll
Natascha Kampusch case resurfaces: Murder theory rises over 'suicide' of police chief who led inquiry into eight-year disappearance of schoolgirl
Thursday 07 November 2013
Suspicions have been raised by results of new tests carried out by Austrian forensic expert
Mark Schwarzer retires from international football: Chelsea goalkeeper makes shock announcement just months from World Cup
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Schwarzer is Australia's most-capped player with 109 appearances
Saturday 12 October 2013
It's still October. The clocks haven't even gone back yet and probably the last thing you want to think about is Christmas shopping. However, forward planning will reward with enjoyable alternatives away from the high street.
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Die Fledermaus in jackboots? Is it no longer possible for a piece referring to Germany or Austria to be staged in this country without them? If it is, someone forgot to tell Christopher Alden. Johann Strauss's operetta is a work that bubbles over with champagne-sluiced melody and humour. Alden shoehorns it into the 1930s and brings us the decline and fall of Vienna. I'd never imagined that Die Fledermaus could leave you feeling depressed.
Saturday 28 September 2013
From holiday snaps apps and photography workshops to watching wolves in Ethiopia
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Austrian police hunting for a man who killed four people have found the charred body of the suspected gunman.
Charred body found in Austrian hunt for gunman who killed three police officers and emergency worker
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Heavily armed suspect had been arrested during Monday night but escaped in a stolen police car
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Italian's five-year tenure comes to an end by 'mutual consent'
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Tony Blair 'says Ed Miliband will lose 2015 general election'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin: The US is to blame for almost all the world's major conflicts
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands
- 4 Queen's first tweet: Reply telling Her Majesty to 'f*** off' broadcast on BBC News
- 5 #AskNigelFarage: Twitter starts hilarious Q&A for Ukip leader