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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
Friday 08 November 2013
If George W Bush thought he was done being controversial, it appears he was mistaken. Next week, the 43rd US president will deliver the keynote address at a fundraising event for the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute (MBJI), a global organisation that trains its members to convert Jews to Christianity, in the hope of bringing about the Second Coming of Christ.
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Most locals knew someone who worked there. Ian Burrell recalls growing up close to the dockyard
Tuesday 05 November 2013
A slow drip-feed of information is always tantalising, if not pulse-quickening. It can also raise us to levels of excitement which represent perhaps too extreme and over-excitable a response to the evidence in front of our eyes.
The Little Old Lady Who Broke All The Rules, By Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg (Translated by Rod Bradbury) - Paperback review
Friday 01 November 2013
These days, one expects any novel out of Sweden to be a crime novel, and so this one is – but with a difference.
Friday 11 October 2013
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Mark ‘Chopper’ Read has died: Australia’s most notorious criminal turned bestselling author loses long battle with liver cancer
Wednesday 09 October 2013
Read wanted to be remembered ‘as someone who spun a great yarn’, his manager says
Sunday 06 October 2013
Either the Warhols or the radiators had to go – fashion designer and contemporary-art collector Raimund Berthold never had an easier decision to make, says Holly Williams
Tuesday 10 September 2013
The first resident of Balcombe to be arrested for protesting against fracking in the area is being held by police, protesters said.
Monday 02 September 2013
Sooty air from coal burning triggered the initial melting of the mountain glaciers in the European Alps in the second half of the 19th Century when it caused the snow to turn grey and so reflect less sunlight back into space, scientists said.
Wednesday 28 August 2013
Sandycombe Lodge in Twickenham is set to re-open in 2017
Thursday 22 August 2013
The auction features the only two sculptures entirely executed by the painter
Sunday 18 August 2013
Nearly 40 per cent of Norwegians are in favour of demolishing the complex
Friday 16 August 2013
Kimbell Art Museum, Texas
Tuesday 13 August 2013
A court in Bucharest has opened and adjourned the trial of six Romanians accused of stealing seven famous pieces of art from a Dutch museum.
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
30,000 reasons why the rhetoric on immigrants claiming benefits can stop now
- 1 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 2 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 4 Chilling drone footage captures Auschwitz ahead of 70th anniversary of liberation