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It's blooming spring! 22 great UK walks

Shake off the winter blues and enjoy longer, warmer days on one of these great country walks – all with pub stops – chosen by top British nature writers<p><b>20 more UK walks with pub pit stops</b><p><b>Length: 5 miles<br>Time: 2 hours<br>Start/finish: Nettlecombe (OS Explorer 117)<br>Grade: Moderate<br>Refuel: The Marquis of</b> …

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10 Forgotten Fantastical Novels You Should Read Immediately

Fans of magical prose and magical worlds, take heart. Titan Books has recently released a special limited edition version of steampunk legend James …

EU Referendum Rules triggering a 2nd EU Referendum

The Committee has decided to defer its decision on this petition until the Government Digital Service has done all it can to verify the signatures on …

Paul Weller, suited and scooted !

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Saturday's Kids

British weather is unpredictable. We prepare for the worst, hope for the best. When the weather lets us down, we won’t let rain stop play. - Our latest Exhibition shoe: tough, breathable, water

The Science of Why You Do Your Best Thinking While Walking

Science explains why so many of history's great thinkers have been obsessive walkers.<p>Charles Darwin, Friedrich Nietzsche, William Wordsworth, even Aristotle: The list of great minds that were also obsessive walkers is long. Why is the connection between wandering feet and a productive brain so …

Getting away with murder: literature's most annoyingly unpunished characters

Nobody wants to see the baddie win, however much sense it makes to the story. Which of the villains in books do you wish retribution on?<p>From cunning spies who evade discovery to baddies who literally get away with murder (and worse), novels that leave villains unpunished can be nail-bitingly …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

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7 Types Of People You Should Unfriend On Facebook ASAP

Your well-being will thank you.<p>Life's too short to spend time reading the musings of toxic social media friends.<p>Chances are you have an online friend list that rivals your company's employee directory. Whether from high school, former jobs or even a few people you met on vacation, they probably …

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

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The Mercedes-AMG GT S Is Germany’s Next Sports Car

It's so much more than just a good first try.<p>Laguna Seca Raceway’s undulating stretches and bends of tarmac sit undisturbed beneath an interminable …

Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG World Championship 2014 Collector's Edition

In celebration of its success in this year’s Formula 1 World Championships, Mercedes-Benz has<p>In celebration of its success in this year’s Formula 1 …

Hennessey Jaguar F-TYPE R Coupe Dyno Packs 623 HP

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Hennessey Performance put the Jaguar F-Type R Coupe through its HPE600 tuning program, boosting the vehicle’s power …

USB Digital Microphones Are the Perfect Entry-Level Recording Tool

Maybe you, like any red-blooded American man, still harbor some rock star dreams. Or maybe your friends have grown tired of your impassioned, …

Self-catering review: The Grand Fir, Tarporley, Cheshire

This isn't quite how the other half live. In Cheshire, the other half stay at the Chester Grosvenor. But, for us, mere mortals, wage slaves craving a little self-indulgence, the Grand Fir, a Scandinavian-style wooden lodge, will certainly qualify as swanky.<p>It is one of three high-spec, …

Edgar House, Chester: B&B review

Any hotelier can provide an approximation of luxury. Throw enough money, Egyptian cotton and bespoke furniture at a space and you can create a stage set that, on first contact, will wow most people.<p>But how many of them bear closer scrutiny? Tim Mills has been in the hospitality trade for years, and …

A horse walks into a police station – video

CCTV captures the moment a horse walks into a Cheshire police station in Winsford early on Monday morning. The animal casually trots into the station from a nearby field and wanders around the lobby. Staff eventually usher the horse back outside. 'At neigh point did the horse pose a risk to …

A True Driver’s Car: The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

Somewhere behind the minimalist glass and steel walls of AMG HQ in Affalterbach, Germany, bigwigs and engineers have been expending a level of brain …

Barbour for adidas Original Fall2014 Jackets & Shoes

Barbour have been keeping themselves busy, recently collaborating with SOTO Berlin, and now another serial collaborator, adidas Originals. Their team …

Concepts x adidas Originals Stan Smith EM

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>We got a look at the teaser image earlier in the month, and now we're treated to the full reveal of the Concepts x adidas …

Chester Music Society welcomes back acclaimed young violinist Jennifer Pike

The first concert of Chester Music Society’s Celebrity Concert season is on Wednesday, October 8 at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Centre with the welcome …

Paris motor show 2014: Lamborghini Asterion hybrid

The Lamborghini Asterion is a grand tourer with a 910bhp hybrid powertrain – and looks to die for<p><b>Lamborghini</b> has unveiled its Asterion LPI 910-4, a hybid-powered GT that has a 5.2-litre, naturally aspirated V10 petrol engine working in tandem with three electric motors, giving a maximum power of …

100 Best Debut Albums of All Time

50<p>‘Los Angeles’<p>X<br>Slash, 1980<p>Produced by Ray Manzarek of the Doors, this is the first great West Coast punk album. Searing songs fly off like sparks, …

The Lost Beatles Photos: Rare Shots From 1964-1966

(no title)<p>Upon arriving in Los Angeles for their August 23, 1964 concert at the Hollywood Bowl the Beatles discovered their reservations at the …

The Kinks: 10 greatest songs

As The Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon wins four Olivier Awards, here are the 10 best songs from The Kinks<p><b>1. Waterloo Sunset (1967)</b><p>The Kinks' beautifully reflective, bittersweet hit Waterloo Sunset is rumoured to be based on the relationship between Terence Stamp and Julie Christie (partly due to the …