TV picks, Tuesday 21 January
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Wednesday 14 November 2012
England Under-21 2 Northern Ireland Under-21 0
Monday 01 October 2012
Around 2,200 staff at JJB Sports were made redundant today after administrators closed 133 stores and agreed to sell 20 remaining outlets to Mike Ashley's Sports Direct International.
Prom 43: Grosvenor/RPO/Dutoit
Prom 44: London Sinfonietta/Academy Ensemble/de Ridder, Royal Albert Hall
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Playing Liszt’s second piano concerto in last year’s opening Prom was nineteen-year-old Benjamin Grosvenor’s big coming-out, but he’s still studying at the Royal Academy, and carving out a niche combining Chopin and Liszt with light showbiz.
Monday 06 August 2012
A study of 50 cities showing the proportion of their populations' total income taken in income tax shows that some are paying up to 31 per cent more since the start of the financial crisis.
Friday 20 July 2012
A murder trial was halted for a day after an unqualified interpreter - filling in for his wife - could not accurately translate questions from a barrister.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
The Olympic flame will be carried through two of the country's great cathedral cities today.
Sunday 03 June 2012
Golden-age over as financial pressures force many smaller events to cancel
Friday 25 May 2012
Graduate arts exhibition showcases new talent
Thursday 10 May 2012
A wealthy jeweller's son accused of murdering his girlfriend in a jealous rage told a jury yesterday that he did not strangle her but merely defended himself after she repeatedly attacked him.
Thursday 19 April 2012
Like many institutions, at Winchester we realise it's a challenging time for anyone considering postgraduate study. Financial concerns are, of course important, but it can sometimes be easy to forget the true value and benefits that postgraduate study can bring, both personally and professionally.
Thursday 12 April 2012
A four-year-old girl has been accepted into Mensa after achieving a score of 159 on an IQ test.
Thursday 02 February 2012
Band of Skulls singer, Emma Richardson, takes on the art world
Tuesday 24 January 2012
Professor Sir Michael Dummett was one of the most important philosophers of the English speaking world in the second half of the 20th century. Wykeham Professor of Logic in the University of Oxford, he was enormously influential through major publications and supervision of many outstanding graduate students. He also played a significant role combatting racism, and when he was knighted it was "for Services to Philosophy and to Racial Justice". He was a world authority on voting procedures, a study of the problem of ensuring fair results as free as possible from distortion by tactical voting.
Tuesday 24 January 2012
Two guns thought to have been used by the bank-robbing fugitives Bonnie and Clyde fetched $210,000 (£135,000) at auction.
Thursday 15 December 2011
Britain's big freeze is likely to last until Monday with icy conditions and snow adding to the misery today and tomorrow.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27