Serpent's Egg

The Eroticism of Fat Men

City watchdog ramps up pressure on banks with credit card clampdown

The FCA wants firms to do more to help customers burdened by ‘persistent’ card debts Ben Martin, banking correspondent Telegraph 3 APRIL 2017  The City watchdog has ramped up the … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why a ‘significantly undervalued’ pound will bounce back this year

Analysts at Barclays believe that sterling will rebound to $1.38 against the dollar within 12 months, and hit $1.32 by the end of this year. CREDIT: REX Szu Ping Chan … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Notebook written by unknown 17th-century William Shakespeare scholar comes to light leaving Antiques Roadshow expert ‘trembling’

The notepad is said to be one of the mst remarkable items ever to feature on the Antiques Roadshow Telegraph Reporters Telegraph 2 APRIL 2017  A17th-century notebook containing the jottings … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Northern Ireland sex worker bids to overturn ‘dangerous’ ban on hiring escorts

Laura Lee brings legal challenge to law that makes women ‘vulnerable to abuse’ Laura Lee: ‘The law to protect women in the sex trade has done the opposite of what … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ellen von Unwerth: ‘Let’s photograph girls enjoying life’

Blending old-world charm with a uniquely provocative eroticism, Ellen von Unwerth’s photographs are a riot of fun and sly subversion. Richard Godwin hears why we need to take ourselves less … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Harlots: a period drama full of bodice-ripping, man-bums and romping

Samantha Morton is the matron of a cathouse in a show that’s no feminist epic but quite a lot of fun Oh, Matron. Photograph: Robert Viglaksy/ITV / Hulu Fiona Sturges … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Weimar memories: walking Berlin … in a flâneur’s footsteps

Armed with Franz Hessel’s cult guidebook, Walking in Berlin, published in 1929, Vanessa Thorpe is transported back to the city’s decadent period Full swing … a candlelit party at the … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron face off for the soul of France

The two frontrunners in the French presidential election are poles apart: one stands for identity and culture; the other for globalism and free movement Marine Le Pen of the far-right … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Terror charges for Tunisian man who tried to drive into Antwerp crowds

Belgian prosecutors announce charges against Tunisian suspect who was arrested while driving at high speed into crowded shopping area in port city A forensics expert stands next to a car … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brexit economy: UK faces squeeze on living standards

The latest monthly Guardian analysis finds signs of a slowdown as prices rise and real pay shrinks Rising prices for fruit and vegetables at UK supermarkets are just one sign … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

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