April 29, 2019

Les Murray: The leading poet of his generation and possibly of this country’s history

Murray's power came from extraordinary poetic technique and a determination to draw for his subject matter on Australia and its past.
April 29, 2019

Australian poet Les Murray dies aged 80

The award-winning poet published 30 books throughout his lifetime. 
April 29, 2019

‘False dawn’ for UK economy at start of 2019

A strong start for the UK economy this year - partly caused by Brexit stockpiling - is likely to prove a "false dawn" as uncertainty weighs on growth, according to a leading economic forecaster.
April 29, 2019

Avengers: Endgame breaks Australian box office records

The film earned around $44.3 million at the local box office during its first five days. 
April 29, 2019

More Britons choosing non-EU holiday destinations, says Thomas Cook

More UK holidaymakers have chosen destinations outside the European Union for their holidays this summer, according to new figures from Thomas Cook.
April 29, 2019

Enter Ophelia review: A pool of sanity when all the world’s gone mad

When Ophelia steps into her own play we see the world of Hamlet differently.
April 29, 2019

How an artist’s toilet humour is still making a splash 100 years on

When 29-year-old French-American artist Marcel Duchamp walked into a New York plumbing store in April 1917, he knew what he was about to do would shake up the local art establishment.
April 29, 2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content

Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today.
April 29, 2019

Over-50s could see National Insurance hike to fund ‘fairer’ social care

The over-50s could be forced to pay more than £300 a year extra National Insurance to help fund a "fairer" social care system under plans by the Conservatives.