London 2012 today marked 100 days to go to the start of the Olympics by launching their slogan for the Games: 'Inspire a generation'.
Their rivalry is the stuff of Olympic folklore but while Coe has been running London 2012, Ovett is keeping his distance
The unseasonably warm weather is set to continue this week with forecasters predicting temperatures of up to 17C.
Goldfinches are now found in almost five times as many gardens as they were 16 years ago, latest figures from the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) show.
From secateurs to sheds, Kate Watson-Smyth weeds out horticultural essentials
Fed up with egg hunts? Then put a bounce in your break with Pina Bausch on film, Ghost on stage, acrobatics on the South Bank and much more. Elizabeth Davis selects the holiday's cultural highlights
Global team to freeze seeds from 2,000 species
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The slow movement is gaining ground for city-break visitors
Inspiring, uplifting, educational or simply gorgeous, Victoria Summerley and Michelle Chapman unearth the nation’s horticultural hotspots this spring
Will it be the Boat Race, or the goat race? A walk in the wild, or a close encounter with robots? There are hundreds of fantastic activities around Britain to keep the family entertained. Here's our selection of spring delights
With spring upon us and optimists predicting a long hot summer, Kate Watson-Smyth presents a roundup of the season's must-have accessories
Model Lily Cole launched a campaign yesterday to save one billion trees in the Amazon rainforest.
Tortuous battle to agree design for visitor centre is finally resolved
Dylan Thomas said we should rage against the dying of the light. Though I can imagine many of us feel like stomping at the very least while the autumn nights get shorter, the dying of the light does have some advantages. As winter draws in, the sun moves through a lower arc in the sky, and light angles in the garden become much longer and more golden, lighting up leaves and drying seedheads as dusk approaches. And as we move closer to the winter solstice, the sun doesn't just travel a lower ' path across the sky, it also rises and sets further to the south every day, narrowing the angle from which sunlight appears.
Seemingly arbitrary names have been springing up in flowerbeds across east London. Except there's nothing random at all about artist Joshua Sofaer's dazzling community project, says Emma Townshend