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?
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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- 2 Vladimir Putin says Russia will fight for the right of Palestinians to their own state
- 3 WrestleMania 31 results: Seth Rollins stuns WWE as he cashes in Money in the Bank contract to claim title from Brock Lesnar
- 4 Ohio Democrat Teresa Fedor speaks out during abortion debate to reveal she has been raped – and is interrupted by laughter from Republicans
- 5 Germanwings plane crash: I have depression. That doesn't make me a psychopath