As diplomatic editor for Sky News, Tim Marshall survived being bombed and shot at. But his knowledge informed his best-seller Prisoners of Geography.
The Honest Truth
Cut-price travel has its costs. For writer Jonathan Glancey it has stripped the journey of its romance and magic.
Full Fact lays claim to being Britain’s leading independent fact-checking organisation so its editor Tom Phillips should know the truth when he sees it.
Pumpkins have been flying off the shelves as children prepare for Halloween.
We hear them at night and catch a glimpse of their orange fur as it disappears behind hedges – but how much do we really know about foxes? Here, Adele Brand, author of The Hidden World of the Fox, tells Alice Hinds the Honest Truth about these mysterious vulpines.
Drones have become more common over the past decade but their history stretches further back than you might think.
Writer Alex Johnson and actor pal Vincent Franklin – Mike Travis in TV’s Bodyguard – love lists and food.
They are creatures of Middle Earth legend. But some believers claim to have spotted them down the supermarket. And thanks to films like Secret Of Kells, they have again captured the popular imagination.
Blackpool Tower is one of Britain’s most famous landmarks and tourist attractions, familiar to millions of seaside holidaymakers.
With a 76-year gap between Fred Perry and Andy Murray’s Grand Slam triumphs, British tennis is often seen as lagging behind the rest of the world – but history suggests that may not be the case.
Elizabeth I and Cleopatra are perhaps the most recognisable, but a new book, Warriors And Wenches, details some of the lesser-known women who made their mark on history.