Forget California, Visit Bournemouth

Think Bournemouth is all beach-strolling and cycling?

Stan Charlton: Rugged full-back for 1950s Arsenal

Stan Charlton: Rugged full-back for 1950s Arsenal

Born into a footballing family, but not the same one as his famous namesakes

Lance Armstrong being interviewed by Oprah Winfrey

Anyone after a cheap Lance Armstrong DVD?

Lance Armstrong's drug disgrace has cost his reputation dear, but a wholesale merchant in Dorset has also taken a big financial hit in the wake of the cyclist's doping revelations.

Added texture: elegant
interiors at the Dorset
Square Hotel

Room Service: Dorset Square, London

Regency revival in the capital

Franco Di Santo celebrates his side's goal

FA Cup replay: Bournemouth v Wigan match preview

A look ahead to tonight's FA Cup Third Round replay at the Goldsands Stadium

A wet Christmas: Hampshire village evacuated as heavy rainfall drenches the UK

Severe flood warning for Wallington prompted the evacuation notice, amid concerns that a river flood wall could collapse following heavy rain

Flight Lieutenant Jon Egging was killed when his aircraft came down after performing at an air show

Red Arrows pilot blacked out seconds before fatal crash after suffering the effects of G-force

Inquest hears accident may have been avoided if aircraft had been flying 70ft higher

Flood alerts issued as heavy rain lashes UK

Motorists were urged to take greater care on Britain's roads today after overnight downpours caused some drivers to abandon their vehicles as public highways flooded.

Flood alerts after torrential rain, snow and blizzards batter Britain

Large parts of England and Wales are on flood alert today after torrential rain, snow and blizzards swept the UK over the weekend.

Search for mystery skipper of yacht found with engine running but no one on board is called off

A large-scale air, land and sea search for the skipper of a yacht, who had set off from Dorset and whose vessel was found beached with its engine still running but with no one on board has been called off.

Harry Redknapp

Harry Redknapp reveals ambition to return to management at the top level

Harry Redknapp may not be in a rush to get back into management but would love a crack at another top job - and could see himself managing a national team other than England.

Double-decker college bus carrying 56 students crashes and overturns in Dorset field

A double decker bus carrying 56 college students has crashed and overturned in a field in Dorset.

David James: The goalkeeper said he thought football was no more racist than wider society

David James: Anti-racism groups just try to justify existence

David James, one of England's most decorated black footballers, last night accused anti-racism groups of having "an agenda to keep themselves in existence".

The scene at The Marylebone Road Car Park

Woman fights for life after fireball in basement garage of prestigious London apartments

A woman was today fighting for her life after being engulfed by a fireball as she attempted to escape a burning car in the garage of a block of flats in London.

Groves sacked by Bournemouth for poor start

Bournemouth have parted company with their manager Paul Groves and his assistant Shaun Brooks.

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Ferguson: In the heartlands of America, a descent into madness

A descent into madness in America's heartlands

David Usborne arrived in Ferguson, Missouri to be greeted by a scene more redolent of Gaza and Afghanistan
BBC’s filming of raid at Sir Cliff’s home ‘may be result of corruption’

BBC faces corruption allegation over its Sir Cliff police raid coverage

Reporter’s relationship with police under scrutiny as DG is summoned by MPs to explain extensive live broadcast of swoop on singer’s home
Lauded therapist Harley Mille still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Lauded therapist still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Australian Harley Miller is as frustrated by court delays as she is with the idiosyncrasies of immigration law
Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world. But could his predictions of war do the same?

Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world...

But could his predictions of war do the same?
Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs: 'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs
Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities, but why?

Young at hort

Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities. But why are so many people are swapping sweaty clubs for leafy shrubs?
Tim Vine, winner of the Funniest Joke of the Fringe award: 'making a quip as funny as possible is an art'

Beyond a joke

Tim Vine, winner of the Funniest Joke of the Fringe award, has nigh-on 200 in his act. So how are they conceived?
The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness

The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness

Sadly though, the Lawrence of Arabia star is not around to lend his own critique
Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire: The joy of camping in a wetland nature reserve and sleeping under the stars

A wild night out

Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire offers a rare chance to camp in a wetland nature reserve
Comic Sans for Cancer exhibition: It’s the font that’s openly ridiculed for its jaunty style, but figures of fun have their fans

Comic Sans for Cancer exhibition

It’s the font that’s openly ridiculed for its jaunty style, but figures of fun have their fans
Besiktas vs Arsenal: Five things we learnt from the Champions League first-leg tie

Besiktas vs Arsenal

Five things we learnt from the Champions League first-leg tie
Rory McIlroy a smash hit on the US talk show circuit

Rory McIlroy a smash hit on the US talk show circuit

As the Northern Irishman prepares for the Barclays, he finds time to appear on TV in the States, where he’s now such a global superstar that he needs no introduction
Boy racer Max Verstappen stays relaxed over step up to Formula One

Boy racer Max Verstappen stays relaxed over step up to F1

The 16-year-old will become the sport’s youngest-ever driver when he makes his debut for Toro Rosso next season
Fear brings the enemies of Isis together at last

Fear brings the enemies of Isis together at last

But belated attempts to unite will be to no avail if the Sunni caliphate remains strong in Syria, says Patrick Cockburn
Charlie Gilmour: 'I wondered if I would end up killing myself in jail'

Charlie Gilmour: 'I wondered if I'd end up killing myself in jail'

Following last week's report on prison suicides, the former inmate asks how much progress we have made in the 50 years since the abolition of capital punishment