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Squirrel monkeys, owls and camels are among the creatures lined up for the annual...

Weigh-in time for animals at London Zoo

The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80, his...

The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies aged 80

Anyone who saw Ed Balls, former Cabinet minister and ‘Gangnam Style’ Strictly star, crowned...

Ed Balls tells us why he is loving his “mid-life crisis” and shares his biggest regret

Here we answer 12 key questions about the current situation. It is nearly impossible...

What are the travel rules now?
Don Everly of early rock ‘n’ roll Everly Brothers dies at 84

The pair had 19 top 40 hits including Bye Bye Love, Let It Be...

6 surprising health benefits of honey

Thick, gooey and golden in colour, raw honey has been used as a natural...

Full line-up for Strictly Come Dancing 2021

Find out more about the 15 contestants taking part in the upcoming series of...

Carol Kirkwood on her horrific bike accident

Cheery BBC weather presenter Carol Kirkwood’s sunny outlook was eclipsed by much darker clouds...

The Duchess of Cornwall joins Monty Don on Gardeners’ World tonight

The Duchess of Cornwall has been experiencing familiar gardening challenges, revealing to Gardeners’ World...

Cheers to the prosecco cocktail: 6 fizz-tastic ways to celebrate National Prosecco Day

Bursting with light, floral aromas and that summery sparkle, prosecco is the perfect drink...

Una Stubbs dies aged 84

Actress Una Stubbs, best known for roles in the film Summer Holiday and in...

Facts about Princess Anne as she turns 71

A skilled horsewoman, the Princess Royal won the individual championship at Burghley in 1971,...

World Elephant Day: 8 things we bet you didn’t know

Elephants dominate the savannas of Africa and the forests of South Asia, wandering vast...

Perseid meteor shower to light up the night sky next week

Sky gazers are set to be treated to a light display next week as...

Visual interpretation of Tubular Bells will be ‘great joy’, says Samuel West

Watching a visual interpretation of Mike Oldfield’s album Tubular Bells will be a “great...

Anton Du Beke reveals if he will take to the dancefloor as a Strictly judge

Anton Du Beke has said he will be “hugely disappointed” if he is not...

How rewilding can boost your garden – and your life

Wildflowers, weeds and plants that pop up when you leave a patch to grow...

Which Doctor Who actor was your favourite Time Lord?

Jodie Whittaker has announced she is stepping down as the 13th Doctor after making...

Hidden railway station restored to feature Hollywood film set cafe

A “hidden” Lake District railway station will be revived this week with a dining...

International Tiger Day: How much do you really know about nature’s most famous feline?

In 2004, Animal Planet polled 50,000 viewers from around the globe to try and...

What are vaccine passports and do I need one?

Here, we outline everything there is to know about how vaccine passports work, their...

Poirot star Sir David Suchet announces plans for autumn tour

Sir David Suchet will retrace his steps as a young actor for a series...

Carol Kirkwood on romance, BBC shake-up rumours and her new career as a novelist

Romance is in the air for Carol Kirkwood, our sunniest weather presenter, both in...

Congratulations to Tom Daley and Matty Lee on their Olympic Gold win!

The British pair beat off China’s Cao Yuan and Chen Aisen in the men’s...

International Self-Care Day: Do you know the different types of self-care?

From physical to intellectual, there are multiple pillars to consider when looking after your...

10 reasons we should all get on board with regular Covid testing

Regular Covid-19 testing is well on its way to becoming part of our daily...

Queen enjoys display of knitted Sandringham

The Queen was left impressed by the efforts of a pensioner who has painstakingly...

7 fun and easy snacks to make with the grandchildren during the summer holidays

If you’re stuck for summer holiday activity inspiration, it might be time to get...

George’s eighth birthday marked with picture that remembers Philip

Prince George’s eighth birthday has been marked with a new photograph showing him with...

New host of Radio 4’s Just A Minute revealed

Sue Perkins has been announced as the new host of Just A Minute following...

10 beautiful gardens to visit this summer

Make it a family day out or just enjoy the peace and quiet of...

What Covid rules are changing on ‘freedom day’ in England?

Today marks so-called “freedom day” in England when most remaining legal coronavirus restrictions are...

From Mr Whippy to boozy ice pops: Ice lollies through the ages

The story goes that the very first ice lolly – with a stick handle...

Join the 2021 Big Butterfly Count

1People are being urged to take part in an annual citizen science project to...

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