Carpets of daisies, dandelions and buttercups herald the beginning of summer in Britain, and this May bank holiday those lazing in their gardens have been asked to count the wildflowers on their lawn.
Letters: The Prime Minister had her chance to step down with dignity – but that time has long passed
SIR – Your report states that those loyal to Theresa May want her to quit with dignity. I’m afraid the time for that has long gone. Mrs May is destroying the Conservative Party, and indeed democracy itself,
Arsene Wenger has spoken for the first time about life after Arsenal, declaring the Europa League final in Baku “a nightmare” for his former club’s fans, and condemning the circumstances in which Henrikh
Deliveroo is on track to create 70,000 jobs in UK restaurant sector by next year, providing some relief to a market racked with uncertainty as a flurry high street chains battle to stay afloat. A report
Thousands of people accused of cheating in English language tests have won the right to stay in the UK, a National Audit Office (NAO) investigation has found. More than 4,100 people alleged to have cheated
Riviera, series 2, episodes 1 and 2, review: The only character to root for was the rampaging wild boar
Sun-drenched melodrama Riviera (Sky Atlantic) was making its “highly anticipated return”, so trumpeted the publicity material, splashed everywhere from the London Underground to British Airways lounges.
Britain's most pointless speed humps as council wastes thousands on bumps that are not high enough to slow cars
Britain's most pointless speed humps have been created in Norwich after the council wasted thousands on bumps not high enough to slow cars. Tarmac contractors installed 11 humps around the city between
His family and friends all warned him not to score, that he could not do it against his hometown club, the team he had supported as a boy, so Clive Mendonca duly scored a hat-trick at Wembley for Charlton
Together, Neil Lennon and Craig Levein have been employed in professional football for a total of 71 years, yet the pair – who will face each across the Celtic and Hearts dugouts in Saturday's William
Dean Smith reveals Jack Grealish's burning play-off ambition: 'He wants nothing more than to go up with Aston Villa'
Dean Smith has revealed how Jack Grealish is fired up to drive his beloved Aston Villa back into the Premier League. Grealish has been with Villa since the age of six and will captain the club in Monday’s
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The man Bob Higgins was acquitted of abusing almost 30 years ago fought back the tears on Thursday as he declared “justice” had finally been served on the paedophile coach. Dean Radford demanded Higgins
"Open wide and say roar.” Diverting documentary Big Animal Surgery (BBC Two) found presenter Liz Bonnin following an operation inside the jaws of a wild lion. At a big cat sanctuary in South Africa, nine-year-old
Tory 'big beasts' including Boris Johnson will lose their seats at next election if Brexit Party surge continues, new analysis
Boris Johnson, Amber Rudd and other Tory "big beasts" would lose their seats at a general election if support for The Brexit Party continues at anything close to its current level, new analysis has suggested.
As youth coach at Southampton in the 1980s, Bob Higgins had the power to make or break the careers of hundreds of desperate young players under his watch. But as a predatory paedophile, the role also him
Why won't Theresa May quit the job she 'loves'? Is it 'vicar's daughter complex' or the trappings of high office?
It was an uncharacteristically personal revelation in a speech that many believe has spelled the end for Theresa May’s political career. As she begged MPs to vote for her ‘new Brexit deal’ on Tuesday,
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after the bodies of an elderly couple were found in a west London flat. Scotland Yard said the pair, believed to be a man and a woman in their late 60s,
Theresa May must finally confront her own destiny on Friday after Jeremy Hunt withdrew his support for her last-chance Brexit bill. In a pivotal meeting on Thursday the Foreign Secretary made it clear
It has never been hard to make the case for Boris Johnson as Tory leader. He’s a proven winner who was twice elected mayor of London, a Labour city. He supplied energy and optimism to the Vote Leave campaign
Paedophile coach Bob Higgins would have sexually abused “many more” schoolboy footballers, one of his victims warned on Thursday after he was convicted of assaulting 23 teenagers in his care. The officer
Richard Ashcroft has regained rights to his song Bitter Sweet Symphony after more than two decades, after Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards agreed to hand over their legal entitlement to royalties. The
Julian Assange, the Wikileaks founder, has been hit with 17 new criminal charges by the US Justice Department for his role in obtaining and releasing classified government documents in 2010. Assange was
The name of British No. 2 Katie Boulter turned up in the French Open draw on Thursday, even though she has not yet arrived in Paris and is not expected to compete because of a back injury. Boulter was
Dee Ex Bee, last year’s Derby runner-up, took another step towards Ascot Gold Cup glory when making all the running to beat the hard-pulling Mekong by 1¾ lengths in the Matchbook VIP Henry II Stakes at
Ex-professional footballer Billy Seymour campaigned to bring Bob Higgins to justice but died just months before seeing his abuser convicted for offences against him. Mr Seymour, a Southampton youth player
The Navy captain removed from command of HMS Queen Elizabeth is understood to have allowed his wife to use the ship's car, and it has emerged he was reported by his own crew. Commodore Nick Cooke-Priest
There was a moment, around the beginning of this decade, when it seemed that the French Open might go all Mickey Mouse on us. The Parisian planning regulations were so strict, and the opponents of modernisation