From wakeboarding in Sussex to photography is Cornwall, here's how to get busy this summer
Plan unveiled that would allow patients to sign a disclaimer asking for help to end their lives
Greater wax moth is capable of hearing sounds 100 times higher than the whiniest human voice
Welcome back our peerless spymaster, with another novel that unmasks low deeds in high places
Former world No 1 leads by two after impressing on the greens but faces McDowell challenge
The opportunity to see celebrities emulate the orange hue, whitened teeth and diving expertise of Tom Daley in new ITV1 competition Splash! drew 5.6 million viewers on Saturday night.
Concern about future of crucial work preventing smuggling and cruelty against animals
Killing of hen harrier sparks calls for greater protection of fragile species
The Sheriff of Nottingham once (allegedly) outlawed Robin Hood for the forcible redistribution of wealth; now Nottinghamshire County Council intends to spend £13m using his name to enrich the local area. The Council has announced plans to build an amusement park in Sherwood Forest, Discover Robin Hood, which it hopes will attract major investment.
As National Anti-Shooting week draws to a close, guns are in the news, but it's not only humans that fall victim to violence
From the end of this week, Britain's minister for wildlife is sending men to destroy the nests of wild buzzards by blasting them with shotguns.
Wildfires sweeping through one of South America's most famous national parks are devastating thousands of acres of pristine habitat. So far, more than 21,000 acres of Torres del Paine have been destroyed by blazes that have yet to be brought under control.
From a baking-hot spring to a chilly summer, 2011 played havoc with our plans, our wardrobes – and our native wildlife.
From a baking-hot spring to a chilly summer, 2011 played havoc with our plans, our wardrobes – and our native wildlife. Michael McCarthy reports
Just when Rory McIlroy believed he was finally following up his US Open win, a little-known countryman rose to snatch the Dunhill Links crown from his grasp. Michael Hoey kept Northern Ireland's incredible run going with an inspired finish at the Home of Golf.