Monthly Archives: April 2007

I’m not looking for a new England…

Posted by Laura   … Just inspiration to help to celebrate its culture. What does the word nation mean to you? Here at Homepage Towers, we endeavour to reflect the diversity of the United Kingdom and its component nations. This … Continue reading

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Virginia killer’s video

Posted by Dom    One of the major issues the homepage team faced on Thursday was how to use the disturbing video created by Virginia Tech gunman Cho Seung-Hui. I’d woken up to see the recording all over breakfast TV, so there was … Continue reading

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1973 v 2007: the winner is…

Posted by Ian   Earlier this week we ran an article comparing 1973 with today, speculating on the significance of how Life on Mars had apparently performed such a rehabilitation on a period previously held in near-universal mockery.   An accompanying … Continue reading

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On Tragedy

Posted by Megan   Picturing tragedy and disaster is a Photo Editor’s toughest, and most important job.  Many of the world’s most iconic or most remembered images are from events laden with injury, pain and death, and bringing those images … Continue reading

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In quotes: Wills and Kate

  Prince William and his long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton (pictured below) have split up, a source has confirmed. More…     Here is a selection of quotes about the couple’s break-up: "I just don’t think she had the breeding quite honestly and … Continue reading

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Posted by Paul   There is only one thing you want to know so I’ll cut to the steeplechase: Point Barrow will, in my carefully considered opinion, win today’s Grand National.   Why Point Barrow? Well, there are five key … Continue reading

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Alan Johnston

Posted by Ian   It’s precisely one calendar month since BBC journalist Alan Johnston was abducted in Gaza. Despite repeated appeals and numerous diplomatic efforts, his whereabouts remain unknown and his fate unclear.   What makes his disappearance all the … Continue reading

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Week In Pictures 070407-130407: Alone and Surrounded

Every week our Photo Editor, Megan Tidd, sifts through catalogues of imagery, selecting the most striking or poignant photojournalistic work produced that week, based on some of the world’s most important news stories.  Here are the reasons behind the Week … Continue reading

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Don’t believe the hyphen

Posted by Laura   There’s nothing more likely to get a team of journalists all of a dither than a good old punctuation spat – and here at Homepage Towers we do love a healthy debate about a confused comma … Continue reading

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March Musings

Posted by Dom   It’s time once again to have a look at what’s been amusing, engaging and infuriating you about the MSN UK homepage over the last month. First of all, I’ll just reinforce the point Nicole mentioned recently about … Continue reading

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