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NEWS 29 Jan 2018 CRIME Criminals should be referred to as ‘crime workers’ according to Prof Ted Peasley of the University of West Spalding. ‘The old form is an outdated stereotype; it is demeaning and has no place in our modern age’. Des Keneally reports on a growing dispu
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‘These bloody people would have to pay for their own meals if they weren’t in hospital’
A political consultant has been forced to apologise for an aside unwittingly caught on microphone after a radio interview. Bryn Thomas of the Far Centre Institute was arguing that NHS hospital patients should be asked to contribute £5.00 per day for their food but because
HAVE YOUR SAY13 Jan 2018trump, africa, eaSTern europe, corruption
Which is the greater insult you can pay to a country?
To describe it Trump style as ‘a shit hole’
To dismiss it as B**** B****land
To decide that life there is so vile and hopeless that it is worth risk being beaten, imprisoned, enslaved, murdered or drowned just to get out.
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OBITUARY 8 Jan 2018 OBITUARY, JUSTICE, CRIMERonald Bellweather Detective who, on the verge of retirement, proved that a self-confessed convicted killer was innocent and made modern legal history.
QUIZ 3 Jan 2018 quiz, perplexus PERPLEXUS: ANSWERS TO QUIZ NUMBER 211
Blackcurrant affairs (R-21) Cattleskin shoes (L-33) Sneer leader (L-39) Detached retinue (T-52) Corroborated iron (M-27) Ancient Geek (H-73)
12 Jan 2018poland, builders
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They call it the Krakow Syndrome and it has afflicted thousands of homeowners across the South East. Lulu Shaler meets some of the growing number of families who, having formed an attachment to their East European builders after spending months living in close proximity are left feeling bereft and distraught when eventually they complete their works and leave.
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OBITUary 28 Jan 2008 OBITUARY, BRONTE, SOCIETYHenry Bartlett Founder of the Bronte chain of membership hotels popular with impecunious elderly Few would have foreseen the consequences of a retired army major putting his pension into a first venture, raising subscriptions for the a low-cost hotel, with an honesty bar, homely ambience and simple food.
QUOTE OF THE DAY 21 Jan 2018 HISTORY, POLITICS ‘Two and a half thousand years is a long time in politics’
Donald Gregson, Professor of Classics at York College, Oxford
COOKERY3 Jan 2018startersFABERGÉ EGGS
The simple dish is my affectionate tribute to Carl Fabergé, celebrated jeweller to the Tsars, ‘the Russe that laid the golden egg’ as one wit had it – actually he was French, but there we are!
Cook eggs in the Mollet manner and serve with sour cream, a teensy bit of chopped onion and a generous dollop of caviar. If caviar presents problems for those with earning difficulties black lumpfish roe is a perfectly adequate subsitute. I like to serve the dish with Sergei Rachmaninov’s All Night Vigil aka ‘Vespers’. Gerald, bless him, when he gets his way, chooses Kenny Ball’s Midnight In Moscow.
(Taken from Jacaranda Finch’s High Cooking, the No-nonsense Book of Haute Cuisine Ravelin Books £7.99)
NEXT WEEK: Ox Tongue Tart
OBITUARy 13 Jan 2018 OBITUARY, HEALTH, TELEVISION JAMES GREGOR McPHERSON First health authority supremo to sell tickets to view surgical operations Live screening of NHS procedures has proved one of the most successful crowd sourcing based models but its introduction was fraught with controversy. The principle of
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news 6 Jan 2018 entertainment/ FILM/ CANINEThe reputation of a much loved Hollywood movie star has been tarnished this week by claims of inappropriate behaviour
Allegations have surfaced on a Los Angeles website which have fuelled longstanding rumours of sexual misconduct by Rin Tin Tin who starred in more than 27 movies. Of German heritage, he left Europe during the First World War and settled in the US where
SPORT 20 Jan 2018HORSERACINGRACING TIPS
2.15 Stanford Bridge: Sleepy Lagoon
3.10 Greenham: Chomsky
2.50 Steeple Weston: Danny Deever
NEWS 16 Jan 2018 CRIME, BANK ROBBERY Food bank robberies are up by 11 per cent year on year, according to monitors at Austerity Patrol. While the majority of the crimes are in the North East >
‘Then comes the band of the Royal Marines,
One ukele and two tambourines’
OBITUAry 2 Jan 2018 OBITUARY, PHOTOGRAPHY JAMES BURROWS Street photographer who chronicled our times When Boulevardier Magazine published a series of photographic full length portraits of guests at a Cork Street gallery opening by a young ex-Royal Air Force squaddie, art directors in publishing and advertising knew that an important new talent had arrived. The artist, for that is clearly what he was, had set up an infinity white-out cyc in a corner of the Tavistock Gallery and produced a series of portraits and groups which were all the more powerful and informative for being deprived of key information – their locale. And so it proved with subsequent commissions, wedding groups, beggars, children’s parties, subjects lured at random from the pavement, sporting events. The consistency of approach in Burrows’ photographs served only to emphasise the extraordinary variation and exoticism of clothes, style, demeanour, body and face of the human race. His technique was hardly new – a white-out cyce or ‘scoop’ was used by Avedon and others at the high art end to humble pack shots for commercial products but it was Burrows’ diligence in taking the cyce out of the confines of the studio and on to the street that marked out his pictures as something very different. In an interview with the Los Angeles Journal of Photography, Burrows said, ‘When I first started and put them in the studio they looked sort of preserved. But when I got them out on the street they looked as though I’ve caught them fresh. In a studio people would start to become someone else. But when I go to them they stay themselves because they still think they are in their own chosen space.’ Burrows’ special talent was acknowledged in two exhibitions devoted to his work and several
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