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Sorry – the Vikings really were that bad

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Forget that guff about peaceful farmers with an interest in travel

Welcome to Big Venice: How London became a tourist-trap city

10 August 2013 9:00 am

London is at risk of becoming a tourist trap full of second homes

Attack of the nudist lawyers

10 August 2013 9:00 am

How a little bird saved my favourite beach

Why Doctor Who is secretly Tony Benn

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Through the ages, the Time Lord has been a political weathervane

The next Tory leadership battle is Boris Johnson vs Theresa May – and it’s already started

3 August 2013 9:00 am

The Mayor of London and the Home Secretary are squaring up for the next Tory leadership battle

Siempre

3 August 2013 9:00 am

I am not jealous. If you arrived with a man on your back, or a hundred men hanging in the…

Why soon we’ll all be vegetarian

3 August 2013 9:00 am

Sooner than you think, all our burgers may be grown in a lab

Egyptian supporters of the deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi (back) clash with riot police in Cairo early on July 27, 2013. Mass rallies by supporters and opponents of Mohamed Morsi swept Egypt Friday, as the authorities formally detained the ousted Islamist president accusing him of conspiring with the Palestinian group Hamas. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit:STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood should have learnt from Nasser

3 August 2013 9:00 am

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood should have learnt from Nasser

Bats vs people

3 August 2013 9:00 am

They are a protected species – we’re not

8th July 1941: A group of children whose homes have been destroyed by World War II bombing raids enjoy a walk in the English countryside to which they have been evacuated. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

A secret sperm donor service in post-first world war London

3 August 2013 9:00 am

The strange tale of how 500 women were helped to conceive after the first world war

What a tortoise can teach us

3 August 2013 9:00 am

Five lessons from my new pet

The last male space - why old-fashioned barbers are booming

3 August 2013 9:00 am

Why I love my barber’s

Siempre

1 August 2013 1:00 pm

I am not jealous. If you arrived with a man on your back, or a hundred men hanging in the…

Siempre

1 August 2013 1:00 pm

I am not jealous. If you arrived with a man on your back, or a hundred men hanging in the…

The elderly are driving the recovery. It's time for generational jihadists to say 'thanks'

27 July 2013 9:00 am

The elderly are being scapegoated for the economic misfortunes of the young – when in fact they are driving the recovery

Walking

27 July 2013 9:00 am

One moment basking in the sun, the next knee-deep in snow astonished at the way these tracks must have filled…

I’m sick of sponsoring you to suffer

27 July 2013 9:00 am

Every charitable donation now seems to come with a promise to suffer

George Osborne is offering me a £75k bribe if I buy my council house. Should I take it?

27 July 2013 9:00 am

The Chancellor is offering leftish council tenants like me a larger bribe than ever to abandon our principles

As an Anglican ex-bishop, I can tell you: Iran's new president could be our best hope for peace

27 July 2013 9:00 am

If President Hassan Rouhani is anything like his mentor, peace has another chance

Revealed: how exam results owe more to genes than teaching

27 July 2013 9:00 am

New research by Professor Robert Plomin shows genes are more important than we like to think

Notes on…Walking in the Lake District

27 July 2013 9:00 am

What is it about the Lake District? The weather is often filthy, the locals are famously surly (‘sup up and…

Walking

25 July 2013 1:00 pm

One moment basking in the sun, the next knee-deep in snow astonished at the way these tracks must have filled…

Walking

25 July 2013 1:00 pm

One moment basking in the sun, the next knee-deep in snow astonished at the way these tracks must have filled…

Colonial rule: Why Aussies, Kiwis and Canadians are running Britain

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Men from the Commonwealth – and they are men – are taking over the British establishment’s positions of power