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A couple recently revealed that they lured back a lost pet by playing a video of hot reptile action. Simon Usborne peeps into the libidinous lives of nature’s ultimate sex maniacs
The greatest sitcom ever to be set in a leisure centre is rumoured to be returning to TV. But can its knockabout charm still raise a laugh?
There's hot (London) and too damn hot (the Underground). As the Central line is the most stifling, Simon Usborne braved its entire length to discover what its passengers suffer
It's always a tough day at the office for cameraman Keith Partridge. Whether it's up Everest or down caves deep underground, there's nowhere he won't film, he tells Simon Usborne
To celebrate Bike Week and the start of the Tour de France, we find inspirational works for fans of life on two wheels
Ordnance Survey is belatedly embracing the digital age with an app to accompany its paper products. But in this age of satnavs and Google Maps, is it joining the party too late? Simon Usborne charts its progress
Fast forward almost 20 years and Page 3 is extinct - just - and lad mags ain’t what they used to be
Simon Usborne uncovers the poignant personal story that inspired the collection in a new book.
Next Sunday, Sir Bradley Wiggins (Olympic champion, world champion, Tour de France winner) will attempt to smash the hour world record. To discover why this awe-inspiring event is described as 'death without dying', Simon Usborne (quite keen amateur) put himself to cycling's purest test...
At the end of the evening I walked out wondering what I had liked the least
With the TV show's future in doubt, this is a place for fans to get their fix
'I don’t work for the BBC anymore, I can say what I want!', Clarkson quipped
The 70th VE Day served as a reminder of a time when political leaders were united by one cause, says Simon Usborne
The majority of the 462 registered parties in tomorrow's election have no chance of forming the government. But that doesn't mean they're all a joke, says Simon Usborne
Brand's 'true news' videos attract millions of viewers. But today's 'Milibrand' interview introduced his resolutely amateurish style to a whole new crowd
Nick Talbot was sitting in his tent when the tsunami of snow and rock hit. He was lucky to live, unlike his climbing partner just feet away