Watson, who trained at the Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Royal Ballet in 1994, performed in McGregor’s first work for the company, Symbiont(s), in 2000. He has since taken on several other McGregor classics, such as Chroma and Woolf Works, as well as forging collaborations with choreographers Christopher Wheeldon and Arthur Pita, and excelling in the repertory of Frederick Ashton and Kenneth MacMillan. … [Read more...] about Edward Watson to retire as Royal Ballet principal dancer
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Jeremy Gee, managing director of agency Beauchamp Estates, which was also involved in selling the flat, told the Standard: “The £18.6 million sale of the former Onassis residence in Grosvenor Square in Mayfair shows that global high-net-worth buyers still see prime London luxury property as a good long-term investment. … [Read more...] about Inside ‘the world’s most expensive student flat’ that cost wealthy dad £18.6m
Ronaldo is enjoying a break in London after arriving in the capital on Sunday night following Juventus' 2-0 win over AC Milan at the San Siro which saw Juve go six points clear at the top of the table after 12 games. … [Read more...] about Cristiano Ronaldo enjoys dinner date on London trip
It's worth remembering this, when you hear those who mock the recollection of that week. The crowds that gathered in those days of bright sunshine were striking then in a way that would be unremarkable now. They were mixed, an assembly of black and Asian faces alongside white; gay people alongside straight. There were middle-aged women, tissues balled up into their sleeves, but also the young, tattooed and pierced, who somehow felt Diana, cast out of the royal house, spoke for them. As only a great public occasion can, the Diana event let us see what Britain now looked like. Contrast the crowds for Diana's funeral with those who lined the streets for Winston Churchill in 1965: they are two different countries. Many of the political themes that would dominate for the next decade could draw upon that week for their legitimacy. Whether it was a more relaxed attitude to gay rights, attempts to make Britain more ethnically inclusive or an assumption that the age of deference was over, much … [Read more...] about A moment of madness?