Veteran natural history broadcaster has admitted cheating his way to a distinction
It's a theory that hasn't been proposed by politicians yet
Who wants to inherit a world where elephants only live domestically
Who wants to inherit a world where elephants only live domestically, because they threaten crops, or because their land can be used for palm oil or logging?
Sir David Attenborough was delighted by the news
The Smiths frontman appears to have patched up relations with his publishers, Penguin, following a reported last-minute disagreement
Sir David warns: 'If you get a lewd message, it's not from me'
The shows were voted for by Radio Times readers who were asked to choose their ultimate TV schedule
Current BBC chairman and former Director-General will provide theatre in front of Public Accounts Committee
'Sometimes I really hunker down in my old records'
Ahead of the airing of a documentary made with the acclaimed naturalist, the eccentric musician tells Sarah Morrison how the pair found common ground in each other's fields
An Essex landfill site which once took 15 per cent of all London's rubbish has been ingeniously transformed into a nature reserve. The tip, full to a depth of 30 metres with the capital's garbage, was first covered with earth and then turned into grassland. Here, and in adjacent wetland and wooded areas, hundreds of rare species now thrive.
Fans of Sir David Attenborough are in for a tweet after the veteran broadcaster signed up to present a new series devoted to birdsong.
Madness will kick-start a farewell to BBC Television Centre with an hour-long concert tonight to celebrate the building's 53-year history.
Familiar faces will gather to say a fond farewell to BBC Television Centre for a two-hour TV special as the corporation leaves one of its most recognisable homes after more than half a century.