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Love And Information (REVIEW): Caryl Churchill 's Punchy Postcards Of British Life

Matthew Tucker | 23 December 2012 | UK Culture
Did you ever think 100 characters' lives could fit into one hour and 40 minutes of theatre? Playwright Caryl Churchill’s latest venture at the Royal Court Theatre is Love and Information: scene-after-scene of self-contained snapshots of conversation, in a slick stream of consciousness –...

Kate Middleton Topless: Grant Shapps, Conservative Chairman, Praises British Press For Not Publishing Duchess Pictures

Paul Vale | 16 September 2012 | UK
The restraint the British press has shown in refusing to publish topless photographs of the Duchess of Cambridge will count in favour of the industry when it comes to establishing a post-Leveson regulatory framework, the chairman of the Conservative Party signalled on Sunday. Grant Shapps praised newspapers for steering clear...

US Embassy Protests London: 200 Hizb Ut-Tahrir Demonstrators Gather Outside Grosvenor Square Consulate (PICTURES, VIDEO, LIVE UPDATES)

Paul Vale | 16 November 2012 | UK
More than 200 members of a Muslim pressure group held a demonstration outside the US Embassy in London on Sunday in protest at the film mocking the prophet Muhammad. The demonstration follows a similar protest outside the embassy on Friday afternoon. ...

X Factor 2012: 2011 Loser Carolynne Poole Returns on Sunday Night

Ted Thornhill | 17 September 2012 | UK Entertainment
One of last year's losers returns to the X Factor tonight to try again after being inspired by a rugby playing relative. Carolynne Poole performs for the panel in a bid to win a second chance at success after Louis Walsh sent her home from the judges house's stage last...

Underwater Cycling World Record Broken By Two Ex-Royal Marines At Southampton Boat Show

Ted Thornhill | 16 September 2012 | UK
We already know the British are the best in the world at cycling and water-based sports such as sailing and rowing - and it turns out we're also brilliant at combining them, because two former Royal Marines have set the world record for cycling underwater. Former Marines Chris Sirett, 54,...

Andy Murray Receives Hero's Welcome In Hometown Of Dunblane, Scotland

Ted Thornhill | 16 September 2012 | UK Sport
Andy Murray was given a hero's welcome in his home town of Dunblane in Scotland on Sunday, following his historic five-set victory at the US Open Championship on Wednesday against Novak Djokovic. He spent hours signing autographs and posing for photographs for his fans, young and old, who lined the...

Afghanistan Laghman Killings: Isaf Confirms Civilians Deaths, Including Women, In Nato Air Strike

Paul Vale | 16 September 2012 | UK
Eight women have died in a Nato air strike in Afghanistan, according to the BBC. The killing of civilians, confirmed by Nato, took place in Laghman Province. A spokesman for Isaf said that between five and eight civilians were killed. Isaf has launched an investigation into the...

Kate And Wills Receive Rapturous Welcome In Solomon Islands (PICTURES)

Ted Thornhill | 16 September 2012 | UK
Kate and Wills put on a brave face on the latest leg of their tour of Southeast Asia, receiving a rapturous welcome from the people of the Solomon Islands on Sunday, who came out in their tens of thousands to cheer their future King and Queen.

Kate Middleton Topless Pictures In Chi: 200 Photographs Of 'Naked' Duchess Exist, Berlusconi's Chi Magazine To Print 50 (PICTURES)

Paul Vale | 16 November 2012 | UK
More than 200 pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge naked are reported to exist, according to the editor of Chi. The Italian gossip magazine is planning to publish 50 of the pictures in a 26-page special edition due to hit the newsstands on Monday. The pictures first came...

Kate Middleton Topless Pictures: Duke And Duchess To Pursue Criminal Complaint Against Photographer (PICTURES)

Ted Thornhill | 16 November 2012 | UK
Kate and Wills are to make a criminal complaint against the photographer who took topless pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge, St James's Palace confirmed on Sunday night. Lawyers for the pair will make the complaint to the French prosecutor on Monday. 50 pictures of...

Has Harry Styles Fallen For Pixie Geldof?

Ted Thornhill | 20 November 2012 | UK Celebrity
Harry Styles seems to have found yet another new love of his life, this time in the shape of Pixie Geldof. Just a week after her sister tied the knot with musician Thomas Cohen, Pixie showed she is also into boys with a musical streak by stepping out with the...

R-Patz Forgives K-Stew For Affair?

Ted Thornhill | 16 September 2012 | UK Celebrity
Robert Pattinson seems to have forgiven Kristen Stewart and patched things up after she cheated on him with a married director. Kristen shocked Robert and their hordes of Twilight fans alike when pictures emerged of her looking very cosy with Rupert Sanders, who directed her recent movie Snow White and...

James Corden Marries Fiancée Julia Carey With Guests Including David Walliams, Michael McIntyre and Jimmy Carr

Ted Thornhill | 16 September 2012 | UK Celebrity
Actor James Corden has married fiancée Julia Carey in a no expense spared, star studded ceremony in the countryside. Fresh from his Broadway success the 34-year-old said his 'I do' yesterday at the 18-acre estate of Babington House, in Somerset. He wed his beautiful bride - dressed in a Monique...

The Lib Dem Minister, The Reshuffle And A Possible Attack On Iran

Mehdi Hasan | 16 September 2012 | UK Politics
The decision to sack Nick Harvey, the respected armed forces minister, from his post in the Ministry of Defence in the recent reshuffle came as a surprise to veteran Westminster watchers. What had provoked Nick Clegg to dismiss a very experienced and quietly effective minister - who was handed a...

Taliban Raiders Wore US Uniforms During Attack On Camp Bastion

Ted Thornhill | 17 September 2012 | UK
The full scale of the Taliban attack on Camp Bastion became clear today as it emerged that 15 insurgents wearing US Army uniforms destroyed six Harrier jets, three refuelling stations and damaged a number of aircraft hangars. As well as the two US marines who were killed, nine coalition staff...

Michael Gove 'To Announce Exams Overhaul' With GCSEs Replaced With Tougher Tests

Ted Thornhill | 16 September 2012 | UK Universities & Education
Education Secretary Michael Gove is set to announce a major overhaul of school exams with a return to tougher O-level style qualifications in the place of GCSEs, it was reported today. The move will be the biggest reform of the examination system for school-leavers in a generation and will be...

Manchester United And Arsenal Register Big Wins

Ted Thornhill | 16 September 2012 | UK Sport
Paul Scholes scored on his 700th Manchester United appearance and Alexander Buttner and Nick Powell netted on their Red Devils debuts in a 4-0 Premier League win over Wigan at Old Trafford. Elsewhere, Arsenal beat Southampton 6-1 at the Emirates Stadium. They had three points effectively sewn up at the...

George Entwistle Starts As BBC Director-General On Monday

Ted Thornhill | 16 September 2012 | UK Entertainment
George Entwistle starts work as director-general of the BBC tomorrow and is expected to explain his vision of the corporation's future to staff later in the week. The 50-year-old takes over from Mark Thompson who will become president and chief executive of the New York Times Company in November. Entwistle...

Nevin Spence Dead: Ulster Rugby Player Dies With Brother And Father In Farming Tragedy (PICTURES)

Ted Thornhill | 16 September 2012 | UK
A star of Irish rugby has been killed alongside his brother and their father in a farming tragedy in Northern Ireland. The player’s sister was also injured in the incident. Nevin Spence, 22, rose to prominence playing for Ulster Rugby and was a rising star in Ireland's international rugby scene...

Two British Soldiers Shot Dead In Afghanistan By Man Wearing Local Afghan Police Uniform

Ted Thornhill | 16 September 2012 | UK
Two British soldiers have been shot dead in Afghanistan by a man wearing the local Afghan police uniform, the Ministry of Defence said. The soldiers, from 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, were killed at a checkpoint in the south of Nahr-e Saraj district in Helmand province. The deaths follow that...
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