One-time supporting act has built up the confidence to be main man for Sky as he tries to conquer the Tour, he tells Robin Scott-Elliot
“Anglia Square Not Leicester Square” is the slogan of a campaign trying to encourage producers to hold the premiere of the Alan Partridge film Alpha Papa in Norwich.
John Lichfield hears some of thinning ranks of D-Day soldiers remember stories that could be lost forever
Some of thinning ranks of D-Day soldiers remember stories that could be lost forever
On the 69th anniversary of D-Day, a new battle is being fought: to preserve the memories of those who were there, before it is too late and you can help
Mr Hornsby drove a series of ambulances from Normandy to the Netherlands
'When I get together with other veterans, it all seems unreal to us now'
Without the offensive in Normandy, Hitler would have been able to better resist the Red Army
Freewheel along the Via Francigena in Italy, an old pilgrimage route to Rome, on a 172-mile tour that links Parma and Lucca. Let an E-bike take the strain, firing up its electric engine when you need a little help on those hills. The week's tour costs £641pp, based on two sharing, through Freedom Treks (01273 224066; freedomtreks.co.uk), including B&B, two dinners, luggage transfers and route maps. International travel costs extra.
Local historians say it's the site of the curtain-raiser to Hastings in 1066. The council wants to build hundreds of houses on it
US industrialist Maurice Taylor sparks storm by insulting staff, refuses to save ailing tyre factory
Chris Corbin and Jeremy King are on a roll. In the past 10 months, they've opened three major restaurants in central London. The Delaunay flung its doors wide in the Aldwych in early December; its black marble pillars, station clock and calorific cake trolley shouted Vienna in its heyday.
The showcasing of female athletic talent is not confined to events with an Olympic tag, it seems. Charisma on the racetrack is currently largely the province of fillies and mares – with the honourable exception of the colts Frankel and Camelot – and yesterday Moonlight Cloud, who gave Australia's heroine Black Caviar such a fright at Royal Ascot, confirmed herself pretty much Europe's best sprinter with a with a rout of her rivals in the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville.
A massive hoard of Celtic coins worth millions of pounds has been found on the island of Jersey.
Injured later, he wrote in his diary, 'Attack. Rough! Got hit. Million dollar wound.On way back'
Recognition of English as the lingua franca of business is spreading to management courses across Europe