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'
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
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- 2 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 3 Is Ebola coming to Britain? UK health officials issue warning to doctors as outbreak fears grow
- 4 Richard Dawkins says 'date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse' on Twitter
- 5 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below