Cathy Packe explores the urban canvases, both old and new, of charming Charleroi, Belgium’s very own ‘mini-Berlin’
Resilient in the face of what the past has put its way, Tournai remains a visual feast. By Philip Sweeney
The city’s easy-going pace and experimental cuisine make it a delectable choice, Mary Pembleton discovers
Make like a local and enjoy Liège’s diversity – from inspiring architecture to great nightlife. By Cathy Packe
The Newsnight presenter's interview technique could have been even tougher, he says, had be have served in the Armed Forces
The Former US secretary said a reduction in personnel would damage the UK's ability to be a partner with America
Potato chips. In the 1800s in New York, a customer at a restaurant sent back French fries because they were too thick. The cook made thinner ones that the customer still thought were too thick. Exasperated, the chef made ones that were exceedingly thin to piss off the customer... who loved them.
The Education Secretary's ability to brush aside the past work of so many is worrying as well as sad
Revisionist historians have shown that British generals were not so very hapless
Rhett was one of the last remaining cast members from the 1939 classic
Fiona Sturges picks this year's must-hear radio
Lord Kitchener will appear on the new £2 coin to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War
The warm crackle and hiss of AM radio lives on in the US, and is about to get a boost that could put it back at the heart of communities
The Premier League is to donate a floodlit football pitch to mark the centenary of the Christmas Truce match which saw British and German troops play each other during the First World War.
Private Alex Stringer, of the Royal Logistic Corps, was 20 when he was blown up in Afghanistan: "The reason I lost my left leg so high up is because the burning paint cooked my left leg all the way down to the bone. But if I hadn't set myself on fire, I would have bled out and died – as a result of it, all the arteries became cauterised".
The Lord of the Rings trilogy made billions of dollars at the box office and now the story of the author who created those fantasy worlds is to be brought to the silver screen.