'Biggest advertising event of the year' makes debut in X Factor break on Saturday
Spending a weekend on a golfing retreat in the middle of France I found myself pining for the sounds of the city
Parts of forest, near Newport, infected by Phytophthora ramorum
"We are an island nation..." boomed the Churchillian voiceover, thus announcing, in case the title hadn't already given it away, that The Great British Year is yet another TV programme about how great Britain is. TV schedules are currently awash with patriotically themed shows such as the BBC panel show I Love My Country, but unlike some of its ilk, this wide-ranging nature documentary had something truly worth boasting about: our magnificent weather.
The man, in his 60s, was struck and stamped on by a male elephant
Russian authorities have discovered a young man in the Siberian forest who said he had been living in a hut with his parents for the last 16 years, according to local officials.
Hundreds of pigs will begin feasting on fallen acorns in the New Forest tomorrow as the ancient pannage season kicks off for another year.
The visitors' dressing-room backs onto the press toilets at the DW Stadium. Usual insights are reliably restricted to dubious musical tastes, but at half-time of this match, only the rasping voice of Billy Davies was audible. When put politely, the Nottingham Forest manager was not happy with his team's performance. It was industrial strength stuff. Given what he'd seen, it was also understandable.
Stags stalk the sun-dappled grounds of this stately home
He looks a little confused.
Unrepentant MEP refuses to back down or apologise over comments that caused storm of protest, insisting there was no racist intent behind phrase
The diseased animal - a ground squirrel - was found to be carrying the disease, which if not treated with antibiotics is usually fatal
Doctors' leaders and medical charities said lives would be lost because of the move
An appeal for the public to report tree disease has merely revealed our arboreal ignorance
Tales from the trees: Grizedale Forest, Lake District
Justin Rose followed his brilliant US Open victory by joining the same management company last night that represents Tiger Woods. Rose parted company with British based 4Sports & Entertainment AG to join the growing golf empire run by Mark Steinberg on behalf of Excel Sports.