The school where you are TOLD to paint on the walls: World"s first mural institute opens in Lyon

The school where you are TOLD to paint on the walls: World's first mural institute opens in LyonNew school opened to teach how to paint murals to cover sides of buildingsFounder says he is responding to a growing demand across the worldLyon is considered the world capital of mural paintings | UPDATED: 11:13 GMT, 25 December 2012 With the majority of the world's population now living in cities and towns a new breed of designers are coming through to help create urban settings a little more pleasing to the eye. The world's first ever school for mural art has opened in Lyon, the global leader in the field, in a bid to meet the demand for artworks which can transform cityscapes.

Welcome to the Cabinet, Maam, be prepared for party squabbling

Welcome to the Cabinet, Ma’am, be prepared for party squabbling By Quentin Letts PUBLISHED: 23:29 GMT, 17 December 2012 | UPDATED: 23:29 GMT, 17 December 2012 TODAY the Queen will attend Cabinet – the first time she has done so in her 60-year reign. The visit, at the invitation of David Cameron, is to mark her Diamond Jubilee