A message in a bottle has washed up 44 years after it was written by a Carlisle boy at the start of the 1970s.
Fiddle, fish, fence, flick, grope, glance, poke, prod, nurdle, tickle, turn, squirt, biff, bash, slash, smash … just a few of the options open to a batsman. No wonder the philosopher of language and cricket fan was impressed
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway once took tea from the foothills of the Himalayas to the world, but it now faces a slow extinction.
In the early 1990s photographer Robert Clayton decided to take his trusty camera to record a council estate in Oldbury, in the West Midlands – the Lion Farm Estate – before it was partially demolished.
St George's Gardens, the park on the site of the former churchyard of St George in the East in Stepney, is a neat, peaceful place.
This could be called the summer of Barbara Hepworth but the question one needs to ask is whether she is worthy of all the attention.
An Indian spiritual retreat where the Beatles meditated and wrote songs in 1968 has become a place of pilgrimage for fans from all over the world.
Writers and artists have long been fascinated by the idea of an English eerie - 'the skull beneath the skin of the countryside'. But for a new generation this has nothing to do with hokey supernaturalism - it's a cultural and political response to contemporary crises and fears
Rail workers discover a 'ghost' station in south London which closed a century ago.
A submerged mansion discovered in the depths off the Norfolk coast will offer visitors an experience like no other when it opens. Visitors will be able to explore the 19th century gothic-style Seaward House on diving tours with volunteer scuba guides.
The aurora borealis is a breathtakingly beautiful natural phenomenon, but one that is seldom seen from the British Isles.
A DNA study of Britons shows that, genetically, there is not a unique Celtic group of people in the UK.