Huge wooden warship dubbed the Norse 'weapon of mass destruction' at the centre of new exhibition dispelling 'fluffy bunny' scholarship on Vikings
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Monday 09 April 2012
Norway's cold climes are the hot new spot for Nordic noir, says Gerard Gilbert
Saturday 31 December 2011
World road-race champion Mark Cavendish hopes fellow Briton David Millar will be free to compete in next year's Olympics despite his compatriot's previous suspension for doping.
Monday 26 December 2011
One of the key people to bring archaeology into the post-war world and the 21st century (where coasts, sea and the vessels to navigate these are seen as central to human development) was Ole Crumlin Pedersen, Danish naval architect turned nautical archaeologist, museum creator, author, innovative designer and founder of integrated research centres.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
White-collar workers bemoan the constraints of corporate life, but find solace in its abstract rhythms. When Freud speculated about the death drive, he argued that repetitive actions mask the desire to return to an inanimate state. Perhaps this explains our attachment to office routine – except that the inactivity of compulsory redundancy makes employees recoil in alarm.
Sunday 27 November 2011
Britain and other rich countries are using aid money as a lever to bully developing countries over climate change, according to a new report by an anti-poverty pressure group.
Friday 15 July 2011
Sometimes even doing the right thing doesn't save you from being tiresome.
Sunday 19 June 2011
Wednesday 25 May 2011
The Danish government can't decide whether they love or hate the British spread.
Tuesday 22 February 2011
A freewheeling neighbourhood which has remained largely self-governing since its creation by hippie squatters four decades ago has lost out in a legal battle undertaken by the Danish government.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
Ashley Cole believes he is finally being appreciated by fans after being voted England's player of the year for 2010 by supporters.
Friday 26 November 2010
James Mabbett, the laptop surfer who operates as Napoleon IIIrd, may live in Holmfirth (home of Last of the Summer Wine), but his heart is clearly in Copenhagen, home of the anarchist commune that gives his album its title.
Sunday 10 October 2010
We've teamed up with Hotels.com – the world's leading hotel booking website – to offer a two-night break for two in Copenhagen.
Wednesday 08 September 2010
Mothers who smoke early in pregnancy may sow the seeds of infertility in their unborn sons by arresting the development of sperm cells, research suggests.
Thursday 05 August 2010
Saturday 19 June 2010
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Bollywood actress Veena Malik sentenced to 26 years in jail for blasphemy after appearing in mock TV wedding scene
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- 3 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 4 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football