Man did not notice bear until he felt 'something brush against his leg'
Why sloths descend from the safety of the trees once a week to go to the toilet has baffled scientists - but one specialist thinks he has the answer
Grade-two listed Victorian terrace was left a shell
As the temperatures dip, the birds need our help. We round-up the most innovative (and occasionally bonkers) feeders and houses for our feathered friends
'Art, if it really and truly succeeds, is going to change other people's lives'
Music looms large for Jonathan Lethem. In the past, citing Walter Pater's dictum that "all art constantly aspires towards the condition of music", he has said that he tries to make his prose "as musical as I can".
Plus, the rise of the first time buyer, the importance of smell, and Generation Rent
Nadhim Zahawi says 'massive, irreversible damage' is being caused
Our gardening correspondent's opening resolution is to tidy up. After that, she can get down to her World Cup window boxes and learning how to cloud-prune...
A virus can be bad news – or the reason your favourite tulip is so beautifully marked, says our green-fingered correspondent
Thieves have stolen a hive full of hibernating bees from a quiet community garden
If you’ve left your present purchasing to the eleventh hour, don’t fret, there’s often nothing better than a beautifully potted-up set of herbs, or a homemade bouquet garni
A painting of the former PM for the National Portrait Gallery tells us much about him
The father then harassed the dog's owner in the street after it was killed
Cosmetics queen Maria Hatzistefanis has found the perfect way to relax her mind after a day at work