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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Tuesday 20 July 2010
Peers' expenses will remain tax free when they move to a £300 daily attendance allowance in October, Lords Leader Lord Strathclyde assured the House today.
Thursday 24 June 2010
Two fillies who recently started Classics at single-figure odds today find themselves appearing on midweek cards at Newcastle and Warwick, but this apparent indignity by no means denotes a precipitate decline. Their artful trainers instead restore both Sajjhaa and Seta to Listed company in the expectation that each will eventually justify the high hopes that preceded them to the Oaks and 1,000 Guineas respectively.
Saturday 05 June 2010
Friday 07 May 2010
When he was two, John Stanley was blinded in a bizarre domestic accident – he fell onto a marble hearth while carrying a china basin – but this didn't stop him becoming one of the most celebrated organist-composers in 18th-century England. And, anyway, his real misfortune was to be eclipsed by Handel, as was every other British musician in those days.
Thursday 22 April 2010
The BBC has commissioned Ricky Gervais to write a new comedy about the day-to-day frustrations of a dwarf.
Monday 12 April 2010
Sunday 11 April 2010
Sunday 04 April 2010
Saturday 03 April 2010
Friday 02 April 2010
Set in a remote Australian outpost, Warwick Thornton's story of a romance between two Aboriginal teenagers is astonishing for being told almost entirely through music and images.
Friday 12 March 2010
Friday 26 February 2010
Friday 22 January 2010
Tuesday 19 January 2010
A top Scotland Yard officer remained unruffled despite summoning urgent help after accusing a suspect of threatening behaviour, a court heard today.
Thursday 31 December 2009
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
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
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales