Mayor Renaat Landuyt could well have had Colin Farrell’s inept assassin Ray in mind when he decided that the medieval city of Bruges should be a little more discerning about how it is portrayed on celluloid.
We need to think harder about how we target perpetrators
Members of the Richard III Society have withdrawn money they donated for a tomb to hold the remains of the recently discovered king in protest at the proposed design.
Death of Temir Issakunov is the first case of bubonic plague in the country for over 30 years
The unnamed man was reportedly trying to measure the 14th century sculpture's finger
Gothic edifice that has inspired writers and scientists alike has just undergone a restoration
Noxious verbal refuse, or a creative safety-valve? Make up your own bleeping mind
The British Library is to bring together four surviving copies of the original Magna Carta for the first time in history to mark the 800th anniversary of King John's royal charter.
The judge in embezzlement case has retired to consider the verdict and sentence
There is no finer way to discover and explore the dramatic Norwegian coastline than aboard an authentic Hurtigruten cruise.
Hitzacker is one of those idyllic red-brick, north German towns that seem to have been purpose built for the tourist trade. Its 18th-century timbered houses and narrow streets attract thousands of visitors each year.
Two Lithuanian television installers known as the “brothers of Beckton” have emerged as perhaps Britain’s greatest fighters since medieval times.
A handy reminder of who's who ahead of the third series
Room Service: Torre di Moravola, Moravola Alta, Montone, Umbria, Italy
One study claiming middle-class children are more obese than working-class peers has upset expectations. But it's those expectations that need a close, hard look
Our Environment Editor on the enduring beauty of Snowdrops