Zoe Pilger reviews feminist artist Sarah Lucas's first major solo exhibition
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Tuesday 02 August 2011
The holidays are here and it's time to decide what to take with you on your summer break. Before you start packing, here's our pick of useful accessories.
Monday 01 August 2011
It is a prolific genre, but only certain TV comedies are good enough to be watched over and over again. Here are ten of the all-time best funny boxsets.
Friday 29 July 2011
Whether you need somewhere to write that novel, keep on top of your monthly bills or just to store your pens, pencils and paper clips, we’ve got the perfect bureau for the job...
Friday 29 July 2011
The National Museum of Scotland opens its doors today after completing a three-year, £47m makeover.
Wednesday 27 July 2011
The days of sickly fizz are no more – now there are some scintillating alternatives to champagne, as this array of crisp, delicious vintages shows.
Tuesday 26 July 2011
Why splash out on gym fees when you can work out in your own front room? Choose the right exercise kit, and it won’t end up as an expensive clothes rack.
Friday 22 July 2011
When Patrick Hughes was a toddler, he slept with his mother in a cupboard beneath the stairs to shelter from Nazi bombs. Imagine what a Continental or American artist would have made of this Oedipal dream fulfilled while, as if in retribution, death rained down outside his little womb. For Hughes, however, the significance of this experience was his view of the underside of the stairs. Up became down, in became out, and Hughes never looked back. He has become the master of visual paradox and puzzle – the keyhole-shaped solid that retains the image of what the peeper saw through it, the striped tin of striped paint.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
In need of a dose of espionage for your beach reading? From Bond to Bourne and beyond, we reveal our secret file of classics and the latest thrillers.
Monday 18 July 2011
Do you want to slump comfortably in front of the TV or make a bold style statement? From this edited selection of seating chic, the choice is easy.
Friday 15 July 2011
Whether you want smooth, skinless spuds or coarse shards of parmesan, it’s worth investing in the right kitchen kit...
Thursday 14 July 2011
Want the reassurance of knowing that your infant is safe and happy in bed, without having to creep into their room? These gadgets are just the job...
Wednesday 13 July 2011
Whether you like your detectives to be traditional or gritty, Fair Isle jumper fans or a moustachioed gents, this superb selection should crack any case.
Tuesday 12 July 2011
If you’ve got a high-end coffee machine, why not ditch the packets and try grinding your own beans? Here’s our pick of the top tools for the job.
Monday 11 July 2011
Saturday 09 July 2011
It's all about sharp stripes, light jackets and cool colours this summer...
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 200,000 back our campaign
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train