One of the great masterpieces of British art will remain in Britain and be displayed in five galleries across the country after the Tate secured Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows in a £23.1m deal.
Jockey's first British Classic win in 1,000 Guineas as Hot Snap fails to last the pace
It can inspire you to follow in your parents’ footsteps – or embarrass you to death, discovers Simon Usborne
Tanika Gupta reveals how she gave the Indians of Victorian London a voice
One of the world's greatest ever athletes carried the Olympic Torch around Stonehenge at sunrise today.
The Olympic flame will be carried through two of the country's great cathedral cities today.
Battalion waiting to go out to Afghanistan undaunted by deaths, say commanders
Playing a first-ever third-round tie – against Sheffield United, 90 places higher up the ladder – is a joy for the lowest-ranked team left in the FA Cup. By Robin Scott-Elliot
That's the average amount parents are forking out to buy a house in the right catchment area to ensure their children get a good education. Chiara Cavaglieri reports
A 17-year-old boy who was killed by a polar bear in northern Norway was named by the British Schools Exploring Society (BSES) today as Horatio Chapple.
Salisbury, the city where Constable spent his honeymoon and returned after his wife's death, is welcoming his paintings back
Old farce with a new identity
A pleasant destination on any pretext, Salisbury today compounds its usual charms with some interesting sport and the first public sighting of the champion jockey in over three weeks.
Spinning a good yarn is the most ancient of entertainments – but thanks to the iPod generation, it's getting a new lease of life
Sir Michael Stoute remains top of the trainers' table but this week must feel like the nadir of his season. On Saturday his blossoming champion, Harbinger, broke down in the course of what should have been a perfectly innocuous workout. Then, on Monday, his stable jockey had a fall at Windsor and suffered a wrist injury that yesterday remained ominously vague in extent. Ryan Moore has given up all his rides until Friday at the earliest and may lose critical ground in his pursuit of Paul Hanagan in defence of his own title.
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