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May accused of covering-up French-English border failings

May accused of covering-up French-English border failings

Home secretary Theresa May has been accused of a “cover-up,” having abused legal powers to edit key parts of a report into UK border controls. Fifteen sections of the report have been censored – including passages that reveal staff [read more]

Cameron and Merkel announce need for “urgent” EU reforms

Cameron and Merkel announce need for “urgent” EU reforms

David Cameron and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel have been discussing possible EU reforms during talks between the two leaders at the chancellor’s official guest residence, Schloss Meseberg near Berlin. The talks come after the [read more]

Osborne in Brussels to fight plans for bankers’ pay‏

Osborne in Brussels to fight plans for bankers’ pay‏

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, visited the European Commission in Brussels today to argue against caps to bankers’ pay in the UK. Osborne is reportedly facing the 27 EU representatives to stop new regulations, which could [read more]

The search for the perfect beer in Belgium

The search for the perfect beer in Belgium

There’s revolution in the air. Everywhere, pubs where formerly you could only find Fosters and Kronenberg are blossoming with real ales, imported IPAs, and kriek lambics from obscure little breweries. The menu has exploded and now ranks [read more]

EU signs new fiscal austerity treaty

EU signs new fiscal austerity treaty

Following meetings in Brussels last week, 25 of the 27 European Union states on Friday signed a new fiscal treaty, committing to avoid a budget deficit exceeding 3%. In a speech by the President of European Council Herman Van Rompuy during [read more]

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Dying cancer patient raises £1million after bidding farewell on Facebook
Dying cancer patient raises £1million after bidding farewell on Facebook

A terminally ill cancer patient posted an emotional farewell to his followers on Facebook after he raised £1million, [read more]

Mom jeans: to wear or not to wear? That is the question
Mom jeans: to wear or not to wear? That is the question

The latest denim shape to take the fashion world by storm is the “Mom” jean: high-waisted and last seen in the 90s, [read more]

She wore an itsy, bitsy, teenie, weenie…
She wore an itsy, bitsy, teenie, weenie…

Well, you know the rest. The sun is out and it really gets you in the mood to buy pieces for your holidays. All the [read more]

Translations at the Rose | Theatre review
Translations at the Rose

After debuting in Sheffield in February, director James Grieve has brought his revival of Brian Friel’s play [read more]

Ready, set, prom: your essential guide with help from Little Mistress
Ready, set, prom: your essential guide with help from Little Mistress

So it’s April, prom is on the horizon and the final race for the perfect dress, shoes and just about everything else [read more]

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