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Latest disclosures also highlight key role in national security played by the small Cornish holiday resort town of Bude
Project aims to tackle dehydration among the elderly and vulnerable
Writer and philosopher whose work, beginning with ‘The Outsider’, searched for the meaning of man’s existence
Life beyond the Premier League
More than 200 stricken vessels were captured over a 125-year period off the Isles of Scilly, David Keys gazes in wonder at a unique maritime archive
The 70-year-old was found guilty of historic child abuse charges against young girls who posed for his artwork
From mountain climbing to golfing, here’s a trip for all levels of adventurer
"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.
Katie Ledecky took six seconds off the 1500 metres freestyle world record as she claimed her second gold of the World Championships in Barcelona.
Labour condemns 'most audacious sell-off to date'
Dartmoor’s Livestock Protection Officer said she feared 'witches or devil worshippers' could be behind the slaughter.
Lifeguards have pulled 15 people to safety after a flash rip current swept them quickly out of their depth.
It's not all sweat and sweltering - from Ceredigion to Cornwall, find out what you could be up to in out of the heat
William Nye claims Duchy of Cornwall’s £847m property empire is a ‘force for social good’
He resigned in 2011 after saying that 'disabled children should be put down'
It’s a seaside town known for its idyllic picture postcard scenery, but an area of Newquay has been turned into a warzone by menacing gulls.