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2011-12-24 16:20:00

Following confirmation of Arts Council England funding, London 2012 Festival organisers are pleased to announce that ‘The Crash of The Elysium’, Punchdrunk’s live Doctor Who adventure for

2008-08-03 18:00:09

By FIONA McINTOSH THERE'S nowhere more lovely in the world than a sunny day at the British seaside. And there are rare occasions when all the heavens align, the school holidays have started, the sun is out and the beach beckons.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.