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The Ghent Altarpiece: the truth about the most stolen artwork of all time

Just about everything bad that could happen to a painting has happened to Hubert and Jan van Eyck's Adoration of the Mystic Lamb (also known as the Ghent Altarpiece). It's almost been destroyed in a fire, was nearly burned by rioting Calvinists, it's been forged, pillaged, dismembered, censored, …

Guides to Parliament

We produce a series of free guides which you can read online, or contact us to request copies.<p>Find out about ways you can get involved with the work …

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The six best cleansing balms

I've said it a million times, but cleansing is, in my opinion, the most important and transformative part of your skincare routine. Those who cleanse …

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IN A small school on the South Side of Chicago, 40 children between the ages of five and six sit quietly learning in a classroom. In front of each of …

Sketch: Danny Alexander picks the lock

Michael Deacon watches Danny Alexander promise to 'unlock' Britain's future.<p>As if determined to star in the most unpromising opening sentence in the history of parliamentary sketch writing, Danny Alexander came to the Commons to make a statement on infrastructure spending.<p>“Spending”, though, isn’t …

Danny Alexander's infrastructure statement: the reaction

Transport<p>As far as transport goes, this was very much one for the motorists. Danny Alexander might have stressed the massive investment in road and …

If Town Centres Are Going to Have a Future They Can't Rely on Retail

Slowly but surely the facts are beginning to percolate through a bed of misty-eyed sentiment and nostalgia. The high street is not going back to a …

It can't be done, George Osborne

Until the Chancellor tackles the relentless growth of 'social protection’, he will not make a dent in our deficit, says Jeff Randall<p>With two days to go before he unveils the Government’s Spending Review for 2015‑16, George Osborne has just about finished applying the thumbscrews to the few …

Final Fantasy 7 retrospective

This is a retrospective in the truest sense. I've switched on Final Fantasy 7 since its re-release on PSN a few years ago, but never played past the …

Issue brief: Energy policy

<b>What is energy policy?</b><p>An enormous headache for Britain's policymakers, that's what. 'Keeping the lights on' might seem like a flippant cliché to …

Both the Tory and Labour leaders need lessons in political geometry

David Cameron and Ed Miliband have a problem shared. Both lead parties that doubt their ability to win the next general election. The Tories look at …