Every day, a new place to discover or explore in the UK, from coolplaces.co.uk
Burnley's "Blond Bombshell" was a dead ringer for comic-strip hero Roy Race
Plans would see up to three million tonnes of coal excavated on a site spreading across a square mile of land
Bowler was part of England's Ashes-winning team in 2005
The celebrated fellwalker’s ‘Pennine Journey’ is well worth following – especially if you do it a bit at a time
Car driven southbound on northbound carriageway crashed into a number of other vehicles, with two people taken to hospital as a result
Britain's longest-serving current Lib Dem, Sir Alan Beith, says 'silly things' happen because people don't understand principles of secularism
The 'island fuel rebate' which saves drivers 5p a litre off Scottish coast and on Scilly Isles could be rolled out across UK
Frankel himself struggled to preserve the dignity of Glorious Goodwood last year, when obliged to compete with the London Olympics. Today the fixture’s claims as the most charming ritual of the British Turf are threatened with dilution only by the weather forecast, which has rather too equivocal a look for the liking of either punters or aesthetes. The latter most cherish the swaying backdrop of cornfields and woodland when bathed in sunlight; while the former have more practical distaste for rain clouds.
Faye Jones, 16, apologises for what she put her family through
There’s plenty of history to discover on this dramatic walk along the Northumberland coast, says Mark Rowe
Doing something different is trending at racecourses, it seems. It was good to see Kauto Star strutting his new stuff under event rider Laura Collett in the parade ring at Newbury on Saturday, even if his so-called dressage display – a few basic flatwork moves at walk, trot and canter – has as much to do with top-level grand prix work as the Shetland pony grand national franchise that does the rounds of summer horse shows has to events at Aintree. The 13-year-old, though, apparently enjoyed being the focus of adulation as much as he ever did when with Paul Nicholls.
Europe’s oldest surviving iron chain suspension bridge under threat
His very name anticipates the role to which he is summoned, just 13 days from now, and even punters made to regret taking short odds about the hot favourite would surely find it in their own hearts to admire the mighty one housed in the chest of Overturn.
'I dare say my house is haunted'