Hundreds of seal pups which had been feared dead after a tidal surge hit the east coast of Britain have been found alive and well.
'Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in New Zealand was extraordinary'
If you’re lucky enough to be heading to warmer shores soon, a tailored pair of trunks will hide all manner of festive indulgence, says Lee Holmes
Two Britons have been arrested by anti-terror police in Kenya, according to reports.
The most concentrated stretch of rubbish- dubbed the 'toxic monster' - is currently sitting between Hawaii and California
Students revolt over newly imposed conservative dress code
"We are an island nation..." boomed the Churchillian voiceover, thus announcing, in case the title hadn't already given it away, that The Great British Year is yet another TV programme about how great Britain is. TV schedules are currently awash with patriotically themed shows such as the BBC panel show I Love My Country, but unlike some of its ilk, this wide-ranging nature documentary had something truly worth boasting about: our magnificent weather.
This week I've been eating... scallops
The Victoria Inn, Holkham
The man who pays his way
Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad succeeds on fifth attempt at crossing after she first tried in 1978
Arm yourself with an arsenal of products to fight frazzled hair this summer, says Emma Akbareian
Nearly 3,000 people have been evacuated on the remote island
We're now into week two of the mid-summer period known as "the radio doldrums." If you need to know more about this annual event, may I please refer you to last week's column in which I whined at length about holidaying presenters leaving their shows in the hands of imbeciles, and about all the dreadful-sounding programmes I had declined to listen to for fear that I might slip into a radio-induced coma.
The weekend is set to be changeable with temperatures around the 24C mark but accompanied by occasional showers