Look beyond New England and explore the season's natural beauty in a lesser-known spot, suggests Aoife O'Riordain
The journey home – 'home' still being the word I instinctively use for the house I grew up in, atop of wild Welsh hillside, even if today it's where I go to escape everyday life – begins with bustle. The battle on the Tube with a case, the dash around Euston juggling handbag-paper-coffee-lunch. It's wise to stock up: the journey to Pen-y-Bont takes over four hours, via Crewe and Shrewsbury. It's very much not the route a crow would fly...
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'Strangers don’t offer unprovoked smiles unless they want something'
Belu, the social enterprise bottled water company which hands all of its profits to the charity Water Aid, has won a £100,000 contract to supply dining rooms, canteens and select committee meetings at the House of Commons and House of Lords.
Two Lithuanian television installers known as the “brothers of Beckton” have emerged as perhaps Britain’s greatest fighters since medieval times.
Jamie Reynolds has yet to enter a plea to the 17-year-old's murder
Various disruptions to the racing programme since Christmas have left a very brief window in which horses can get a run, while retaining time to freshen up, before the Cheltenham Festival next month. Some of the best around, either side of the Irish Sea, will be undertaking their final rehearsals at Newbury and Leopardstown on Saturday – but in the meantime novices, in particular, are being urgently pressed on to lesser stages to redress a lack of experience.
A couple are celebrating after scooping a £1 million prize on the lottery.
A week-old baby who was killed after being bitten by a dog died from a “significant” head injury, police said today.
Three badgers that were illegally shot in Shropshire may have been killed by farmers “let down” by the postponement of the badger cull, an animal welfare group has claimed.
Hereford 3 Shrewsbury 1: Former Hereford owner returns as Shrewsbury manager to give his old club an unintended boost
Just 10 days after she completed the Ironman Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii, BethAnn Telford was back at work at the US Government Printing Office in Washington, where each time she emerged from her office, she earned a new admirer.
Actor Ricky Tomlinson is campaigning to overturn a 39-year-old picketing conviction and takes his fight to this week's Labour Party conference.
Actor Ricky Tomlinson will address a fringe meeting of the Labour Party conference this week as he campaigns to overturn a 39-year-old conviction for picketing offences.