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'.
13 October 2012 12:00 AM
Baking is having a big moment – for which one of TV's unlikeliest stars takes a lot of the credit
26 September 2012 12:00 AM
Exclusive: Nick Faldo, who predicts a tie at Medinah, made mistakes as captain four years ago but was also held back by unexpected events, he tells Brian Viner
25 September 2012 12:00 AM
American captain says the loss of his father in a plane crash has made him more determined
25 September 2012 12:00 AM
Brian Viner explains how a missed putt in 1985 can be blamed for the increase in fierce partisanship that can turn ugly
18 September 2012 12:00 AM
From veteran voices to modern techies, Brian Viner goes behind the scenes to meet the team that puts England cricket on screen
29 August 2012 12:00 AM
Avoiding the mass tourism and the madding crowds of Turkey's coastal resorts is easy – you just have to know where to look. Brian Viner reveals the best-kept secrets, both ancient and modern
24 August 2012 12:00 PM
The 11th-century monastery is now a fabulous hotel that provides splendid solitude fit for a monk, says Brian Viner.
11 August 2012 12:00 AM
After an outstanding Olympic Games, is the BBC presenter's elevation to national treasure status complete?
28 July 2012 12:00 AM
The International Olympic Committee is rarely far from controversy. How is its chief so good at rising above it? By Brian Viner
21 July 2012 12:00 AM
London 2012 is less than a week away. Will it prove to be its mastermind's finest hour?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train