'It sounds completely crazy and it probably is - you’ve got to paint 500 cattle on both sides'
Vic and Bob are back in BBC2's House of Fools. The duo explain why writing a sitcom was their biggest test yet
The large mammals have intricate social networks
A cow that managed to climb on to the roof of a garage before falling through has been rescued by firefighters - after spending 24 hours wedged in a car inspection pit.
The cow, which according to reports had charged at several members of the public, went on the run for three hours after escaping from its field
Whether you're hankering for some Stinking Bishop or partial to a slice of Cornish Yarg, home-grown varieties are causing a stink...
As the nation examines its freezers to look for lasagnes which potentially contain horsemeat, Masterchef's Gregg Wallace has admitted he would like to try the controversial foodstuff.
Ever feel so hungry you could eat an entire cow? One anaconda did*.
The curious history of kitchen utensils and their changing forms makes for a book to savour
It's the great countryside controversy of the day. NFU president Peter Kendall and TV naturalist Chris Packham argue for and against the cull
“So what happened in the first 15 minutes, did you just not like me?” asks Sarah Kendall of her audience at the end of her show. Observational comedians are supposed to say what everyone else is thinking but on this matter, Kendall is too close to the bone: her audience tonight just don’t buy into her.
The French are known to like their beef, and they also like their wine. In the southern village of Lunel-Viel, in the Hérault department in southern France, some farmers have taken the next step and are feeding wine to their beef cattle on the principle that if French beef tastes good now, it can only improve with a bottle of Saint-Geniès des Mourgues.
Tesco has been accused of fuelling the destruction of the Amazon rainforest by selling beef from cattle reared on land stolen from the jungle.
Faced with a major security operation, campaigners withdraw to fight another day
A new retrospective at the Tate Modern shows how little of himself Damien Hirst reveals, says Adrian Hamilton