Brian Viner swapped London for the Herefordshire countryside, and his column ‘Country Life’ documents his attempts to chase the rural idyll. Chiefly a sports writer, he pens a weekly sports column and interview for the paper. He is the author of 'Ali, Pele, Lillee and Me: A Personal Odyssey Through the Sporting Seventies'.
31 July 2013 11:17 PM
Former striker who has a growing set of stables tells Brian Viner why the buzz of a Goodwood win will rival finding the net
29 June 2013 05:20 PM
It’s beautiful, British and has brilliant golf courses, but visitor numbers to this Atlantic archipelago have slumped. Brian Viner wonders why
05 May 2013 12:00 AM
Brian Viner bravely enters the snooker vs gardening row, and explains to the mystified why he is mesmerised
03 May 2013 07:33 PM
For my generation these revelations are not just sickening, they are disorientating
Mark Webber, Sebastian Vettel and how we learnt that only the flag is black and white in Formula One
25 March 2013 07:14 PM
We have the spectacle of a man lambasted by his team for winning a race
03 March 2013 12:00 AM
It gave us Basil Fawlty, Del Boy, the Daleks, and Eric & Ernie – though not, necessarily, in that order. Now, after more than 50 years, BBC TV is to quit its Wood Lane base
17 February 2013 12:00 AM
The photographer chronicled the turmoil in the north west in the 1980s and 1990s.
08 December 2012 12:00 AM
A throwback to a more heroic age, he is an explorer who seemingly baulks at no challenge. His latest is his most extreme yet
04 December 2012 08:58 PM
Britain's four-times major winner is just shy of turning 50 and has seen the world of women's golf change dramatically – yet her desire is as fierce as ever, she tells Brian Viner
30 November 2012 08:30 PM
From ‘The Office’ in Slough to Middle-earth, he finds a heroism in everyday decency
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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