A REMARKABLE collection of the six Victoria Crosses won before breakfast in the Gallipoli landings is to go on display for the first time on the centenary of the action.
A CONTROVERSIAL £200million wind farm in the Highlands would not become carbon neutral for more than two decades, it has been claimed.
Passers-by hear loud scream as woman and shopping trolley she was pushing fall down hole in Fulham, west London
Transport Commissioner Sir Peter Hendy says travelling on Southeastern’s network is ‘like the Wild West’ and London’s commuters ‘hate it’
Director of Public Prosecutions claims she made correct decision not to bring case against Labour peer as she urges critics to challenge her in court
Last glimpse of the dusty attic above Westminster Abbey – home to what Betjeman described as a ‘the finest view in Europe’ – in its current form
The Bard may have smoked cannabis (Picture: Metro Graphics) Want to learn something new, thou cream-faced loon? Read on. On the day of Shakespeare’s birth and death, here are eight bizarre and little-known facts about England’s greatest playwright. Shakespeare may have smoked weed and taken cocaine. Anthropologist Francis Thackeray and a team of South African scientists […]
Nuns are making a comeback (Picture: EPA) Nuns are making a comeback, with the number of women choosing to take up the role the most it has been for 25 years. But rather than being lured by the Hollywood version of the role in films such as Sister Act, they are supposedly being drawn to the occupation […]
The general election campaign is far from over, but it seems Prime Minister David Cameron is already sick of having his picture taken. While taking a seat at a children’s play table at the Advantage Children’s Day Nursery in Surbiton, Surrey, today Cameron finally let the media know what he really thinks of them. In […]
St George’s Day is upon us, like some sort of huge dragon. And we can think of no finer way to celebrate England, our England, than to think about what’s wrong. And to think about the weather. And to think about what’s wrong with the weather. Yes, it might be glorious sunshine out there right […]