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  • The copy editor fudges

    In its obituary of William Rees-Mogg, sometime editor of The Times, Britain's Independent included this passage: Fraser Nelson, the editor of The Spectator, yesterday recalled the advice Lord Rees-Mogg gave him in 2001: "He said he took inspiration from...
  • Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist

    Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist
    Christopher Hitchens, the engaging and enraging British-American author and essayist whose polemical writings on religion, politics, war and other provocations established him as one of his generation's most robust public intellectuals, has died. He was...
  • Former British prime minister contradicts Murdoch's statement

     
    Gordon Brown denied Murdoch's allegations of "war" threats; Ex- premier lambasts Murdoch's Sun...
  • Jay Electronica involved in breakup of U.K. banking-dynasty marriage

     
    Banking family heirs Ben Goldsmith and Kate Rothschild are divorcing after it was discovered the Rothschild was having an affair with American rapper Jay Electronica. Rothschild described her relationship: "'As for Jay Electronica... he saved my life in...
  • British leader Cameron testifies on press ethics, denies deal with Murdoch

     
    British Prime Minister David Cameron testifies Thursday at a judge-led inquiry into press ethics that was launched as a result of Britain's phone-hacking scandal. Cameron denied that there was any qui pro quo between his Conservative Party and media baron...
  • Britain's Liberal Democrats give up on reforming House of Lords

     
    Nick Clegg, Britain’s deputy prime minister, conceded defeat Monday in the campaign to overhaul the House of Lords by turning the venerable but undemocratic institution into a partially elected one. He acknowledged that his Liberal Democrats...
  • London's colorful mayor wins a second term

     
    Boris Johnson, the floppy-haired, often hilarious mayor of London, wins a second term. Johnson, a Conservative, beats Labor Party candidate Ken Livingstone, the man who was mayor of the British capital before him....
  • Review: East London built over for sport in 'Ghost Milk'

    -------------------- Ghost Milk Recent Adventures Among the Future Ruins of London on the Eve of the Olympics Iain Sinclair Faber and Faber: 406 pp., $28 -------------------- Until lately Iain Sinclair's work was little known in the U.S. In the U.K.,...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Julian Fellowes

    The Sunday Conversation: Julian Fellowes
    British film hyphenate Julian Fellowes, 61, who won an original screenplay Oscar for "Gosford Park," returns to early 20th century England for the script of his latest TV drama, "Downton Abbey." The four-episode series about life on a great country...
  • Movies: Designs that build character

    Movies: Designs that build character
    A movie doesn't have to be jampacked with cinema style to have a memorable fashion moment or two, and in the course of screening the slate of holiday-season films, we found all kinds of clothes, accessories, hairstyles and makeup worth a mention. "Hugo"...
  • Editor’s Letter—January 2012

     
    A bounty of good tidings, in the form of pages full of art, culture, food and philanthropy...