10 of the most unusual university courses in the UK

Lectures in solid-state chemistry may well be some students’ idea of a thrilling ride, but surely you’d be less likely to skip the early morning lecture if there was a chance it could involve cake, ghost stories or comedy?

Cool Chanderpaul gives Derbyshire hope

After the first match of England’s one-day international series against Australia at Headingley was declared a washout yesterday afternoon, it was left to the County Championship to fill centre stage.  A deluge  overnight and throughout the morning meant that the likelihood of any play was quickly dashed, with the sides due to reconvene at Old Trafford tomorrow.

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