You may be tempted, when Anna Calvi steps onstage, to note how small she is compared to her enormous black guitar, or to comment on her angelic blond Marcel waves.
Andy Lynes finds an idyllic location for a West Country break where great views, surf and food are all within reach
Hasselhoff tweeted about Tuesday's robbery in Shelton, urging people to pray that the 36-year-old clerk makes a full recovery
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.
Tropical Storm Andrea took aim at Florida's northern Gulf Coast today and was forecast to cut across Georgia and up the US Atlantic coast, the US National Hurricane Center said.
The US international footballer immediately retired after he revealed he was gay
62-year-old apparently risked his life grabbing a six foot shark's tail as it approached the children
The surfer won two Brits for his affable folk. But, he tells Elisa Bray, he's sensitive to the idea that he's too safe
A town in Australia has been covered in foam after strong winds blew the surf off the sea and onto the shore.
A surfer had part of his hand bitten off as he tried to fight off a shark off the New South Wales coast, while on the other side of the country shark sightings caused panic on one of the busiest days of the Australian summer, as scientists speculated that warmer ocean temperatures may be bringing the killers closer to shore.
Sailing's governing body reverses decision to replace windsurfing after international outcry
Harlequins 40 Biarritz 13: Quins tear French side apart in second half but lose Evans to injury
Known as "MP" among the surfing fraternity, Michael Peterson dominated Australian surfing in the early 1970s. But although he was regarded as the best in the world by his peers, his domination never spread beyond his native country. With his aviator sunglasses, leather jacket and brooding aura, Peterson was nothing short of intimidating. Resented by some but adored by the majority, he was supremely talented, but his career hit the buffers before it had had chance to blossom.
Jonathan Bennett braves a surfer's chilly paradise
The super-salty Salton Sea is one of California’s quirkiest secrets. Simon Calder visits ‘Slab City’, then climbs Salvation Mountain.