Avoid switching to subject in which you achieved a higher grade but which you didn't really enjoy, warns head
The Edinburgh festival is like the Death Star. You can try and escape, but you are eventually, inevitably, dragged back in by its powerful magnetic force. I am preparing to ‘go up’ again, to use the industry parlance. I decided two years ago that I wouldn’t for a good long while, but I went up last year as a punter and I’m going up again this year to perform in a show called Classic Entertainment Starring Mr Winchester and Tommy! Since you’re asking. It’s on at The Pleasance at 8.20. Since you’re asking.
While all eyes are on the labour ward of Queen Mary’s hospital, there are plenty of other details of the royal baby’s life – from childcare to schooling – to be considered.
The massacre - which re-ignited the gun control debate in America - lasted only five minutes
The Olympic flame will be carried through two of the country's great cathedral cities today.
Golden-age over as financial pressures force many smaller events to cancel
Graduate arts exhibition showcases new talent
Band of Skulls singer, Emma Richardson, takes on the art world
1. Leeds Christkindelmarkt
Moving as far as you can out of London doesn't always guarantee a bargain or the best quality of life – you need to be heading in the right direction.
They are the rivers, roads, county borders and other magical location lines that make all the difference – over 20 per cent of the asking price for similar properties, in some cases.
A picture of the original young Alice
Director Gregory Doran presents Thomas Malory's prose romance in a lucid, revelatory stage production. In a playing time of just three-and-a-half hours, we have the stories of the sword in the stone, the vision of Excalibur in the misty lake, the defeat of King Lot, the love triangle of Arthur, Guenever and Launcelot, the fellowship of the Round Table, the search for the Holy Grail, the jousts at Winchester, the usurpation of Mordred and the final battle.
A lead box hidden inside a dusty tomb in Germany is the home of Alfred the Great's granddaughter, Queen Eadgyth. The tomb, opened in 2008 by archaeologists at Magdeburg Cathedral, carries the inscription “EDIT REGINE CINERES HIC SARCOPHAGVS HABET...” (the remains of Queen Eadgyth are in this sarcophagus...), and scientific tests on the bones inside have confirmed their owner's ancient identity.
Can the Tories capture Winchester? Will Sheffield stay Lib Dem? And who will win Cambridge? <i>Independent</i> writers Archie Bland, Mary Dejevsky and David Prosser investigate
Curreri accounts for a lot of the musical weight behind Devon Sproule.