Hugh Dennis wasn’t quite sure how to react when his friend, Irish comedian Ardal O’Hanlon, told him he was the most British person he had ever met.
Nick Taussig is determined we should never forget the brutal excesses of Stalin’s Soviet Russia…
As Test match cricket enjoys a resurgence of interest, thanks in no small part to Lancashire’s Andrew Flintoff and the unforgettable series against Australia in 2005, what better time to take a closer look at this inimitable game?
Fleetwood Civic Society is staging a tribute to architect and town planner Decimus Burton next week as part of a national heritage event.
A major new summer festival in Fleetwood which was set to coincide with next month’s Tram Sunday has been cancelled.
Long before ‘the sisterhood’ burnt their bras in the 1970s, a diverse group of young women were declaring their female independence in the same spirit of reckless determination.
Ben Kane’s superb Spartacus ‘mini series’ takes historical Roman novel writing to heady new heights in the final, pulsating instalment of the slave rebellion that shook the mighty Roman empire.
The steamy love affair between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton is not the only drama creating sparks on the set of the iconic film Cleopatra in 1961.
An outstandingly beautiful story about a girl coping with her friend’s death, a thrilling adventure featuring pirates and monsters, a hundred decker bus and a madcap pair of puddled plumbers are leading the summer charge at Macmillan Children’s Books.
Turn down the lights, snuggle up close and share the timeless rituals of getting ready for bed in this adorable and innovative board book from award-winning author and illustrator Petr Horáček.
With talk of scrapping GCSEs fresh in everyone’s minds and grammar schools still a popular choice with parents, here are two perfect books to settle that age-old argument between the generations… were the exams of yesteryear really harder?
‘I love politics, Parliament, my Blackburn constituency,’ declares Jack Straw, one of the last Labour government’s most commanding figures and safest pair of hands, in his engaging and clear-sighted biography.
So why would an American online literary magazine give itself the rather unlikely, quintessentially English title, the Lowestoft Chronicle?
When a woman marries into the military, she doesn’t just marry the man she loves… she marries a way of life.
If Stella Newman’s tasty debut novel Pear Shaped left you hungry for more, then prepare for a feast of fun – and pasta – in her delicious follow-up.
How many men out there are getting tired of the sedentary pleasures of our brave new world and secretly long to be ‘a real chap’?
The war may be over but peacetime brings new challenges for three women from Bristol... not least their buried secrets.
Based on the children’s book The Leaf Men And The Brave Good Bugs by William Joyce, Epic is a charming fable that could, with clever parental persuasion, inspire the youngest generation to swap their video games for an invigorating spot of housework.
In May 1931, 24-year-old Alfred Wainwright set out with three friends on a walk which would prove to be a gruelling test of man’s endurance against nature.
There’s an ill-wind blowing through the troubled Republic of Niger... and it’s not just the dry, dusty, damaging Harmattan breeze that sweeps in from the Sahara across West Africa.
It has been described as the biggest diet revolution since the Atkins, and the Fast Diet is fast becoming THE way to lose weight and keep healthy.
Plans have been revealed which would see an eyesore site in Fleetwood transformed into a vibrant arts centre.
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