A group of history undergraduates at Warwick are causing controversy by organising their own student-led lectures while their tutors go on strike.
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Monday 09 April 2012
Two disgraced peers who made false expenses claims will be allowed to return to the Lords after Easter, even though they have served prison sentences.
What To Do, See & Buy: Kyoto's Hotel Mexico; Warwick 100 Bike Ride; Andy Hope; YMC; Tom Dixon; Unbound
Saturday 07 April 2012
Saturday 10 March 2012
A woman and her partner have been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with the murder of her four-year-old son.
Saturday 14 January 2012
Having hitherto been so weirdly indulged, the jumps schedule was finally menaced by frost overnight.
Friday 13 January 2012
A midwifery leader has expressed concern about the "commercialisation" of pregnancy and the growing trend for expectant mothers to hold "foetus parties".
Thursday 12 January 2012
It began with dark mutterings in the local pub, that a strange beast might be stalking the woods around the little village of Woodchester, savaging the local wildlife and frightening local dog walkers.
Monday 02 January 2012
Many were unmistakably of the view that a mere hair of the dog could scarcely suffice; still more formed enormous, sallow queues for carbohydrate relief. One way or another, resolutions of abstinence seemed largely to have been deferred among the large crowds here yesterday. In one, hugely popular case, however, the turning over of a new leaf represented the end, not of feasting, but of famine.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
Lovely little girl..." said Zillah Clift's mum fondly, looking at an old photograph of her daughter as a three-year-old. "And then they grow up," she added meaningfully, though in Zillah's case there wasn't a lot of up about it. Now an adult, with a husband of her own, Zillah is still only four foot two inches high, and still obliged to shop for her shoes in the toddler section. Zillah's taste runs to buzz cuts, piercings and black leather – not a look much catered for in under-fives footwear. She pretty much has a choice of pink, pink, glittery pink or pink.
Friday 11 November 2011
One of the questions you might ask about Life's Too Short, the new comedy from Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, is how it would have worked if its central character wasn't a dwarf.
Sunday 21 August 2011
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Lord Taylor, once one of the most promising Tory politicians of his generation, was jailed for a year yesterday for defrauding the taxpayer of more than £11,000.
Tuesday 17 May 2011
Public spending cuts will have a disproportionate impact on women, widening Britain's gender pay gap and increasing other inequalities between the sexes, according to a report.
Tuesday 17 May 2011
Monday 02 May 2011
Sunday 01 May 2011
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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