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Man jailed for stealing 7,000 books from Scottish universities

Darren Barr also faces assets seizure under legislation normally used for drug gangsA prolific book thief has been jailed for 25 months after he stole more than 7,000 books from three universities in Edinburgh, before selling them online.Darren Barr, 2…

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The best architecture of the 21st century

A flying roof, a bamboo airport, a marooned galleon and a park in the sky … continuing our series, we pick the 25 greatest builds of the new ageInterview with the creator of the No 1More of the best Art | Film | Albums | Classical | TV Continue readin…

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Ofsted plan to inspect ‘cultural capital’ in schools attacked as elitist

The inspectors’ new catchphrase shows ‘white, middle-class paternalism’ that will alienate many students, critics say A two-word term, invented in the 1970s by a French sociologist heavily influenced by Karl Marx, makes an unlikely entrance in Ofsted’s…