South of Madrid, Phillip II's vast palace gardens are an oasis of green in barren central Spain
Martha Lane Fox, a judge of this year’s Orange Prize, chooses her favourite books written by women
The Romanian capital is brimming with confidence as it celebrates its 550th birthday
The right-wing talk radio host is one of 22 people banned by the Home Office from entering Britain
The son of a Liverpool docker rose to become arguably one of the most powerful men in the land as TGWU leader
The worst hit sector in Britain's recession is manufacturing. Is Britain now a place, as
French president Nicolas Sarkozy recently declared, “with no industry at all”?
First opened in 1904 the Norfolk quickly became the place to stay for visitors to East Africa
Bond blogs are abuzz with the idea that the British actor, currently starring alongside Beyonce in Obsessed, should be next to play 007
Non-fiction: Anne Chisholm’s biography of the Bloomsbury group diarist unearths some fascinating new details
An ‘environmentalist’ has incurred the wrath of water barons and townsfolk alike with his plan to pipe Wyoming’s Green River to thirsty Colorado
Football Association proposals would see the clubs docked points or even relegated from their leagues
Priests, bishops and cardinals gather for a mass in St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican to commemorate Holy Thursday. The holiday, also known as Maundy Thursday, celebrates the Last Supper of Jesus and his disciples.
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