File photo dated February 9th of the scene where a 32-tonne lorry tipped over in Lansdown Lane in Upper Weston in Bath, UK. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Police in the UK have arrested the driver of a 32-tonne tipper truck which struck and killed four people, including a four-year-old girl, on Februa(...)

Snooker player Stephen Lee leaves Swindon Magistrates’ Court after being fined £1,815. He pleaded guilty to a charge of fraud by false representation over the sale of his snooker cue. Photograph: Rod Minchin/PA Wire

Snooker player Stephen Lee has been fined £1,815 (€2,238) after admitting a charge of fraud relating to his personal cue.The 39-year-old, of Birch Gar(...)

Protesters demonstrating in London. In farmers’ eyes, animal rights activists feel sympathy for the badgers culled in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire in a trial last year, but none for them or  their stock. Photograph: PA

David Barton’s family has worked Manor Farm in Middle Duntisbourne for five generations. The farm is situated near Cirencester in Gloucestershire, in (...)

 Luciano Giubbilei’s Best in Show at the  RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014. Photograph: Richard Johnston

There’s surely no other garden festival in the world quite like the annual spectacular that is the Chelsea Flower Show. Where else would you find men (...)

Lady Neville-Rolfe: “Some villages will end up without retail.”

Lucy Neville-Rolfe remembers when her then young children caused chaos running around 10 Downing Street during John Major’s years when she came in one(...)

Handout photo of a vehicle on fire at Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire, where a mother and two children were forced to flee their car when it overheated and then caught fire in the lion enclosure. Photograph: Reuters

A mother has described the “dilemma” she faced with her two children after their car burst into flames in a lion enclosure. Helen Cleme(...)

Britain’s Prince William and Prince Harry leave the Datchet Parish Council office in southern England after a day of helping with flood defences. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Two people have died and Britain’s coastal communities have been battered by high winds and huge waves as widespread flooding continues to brin(...)

A lion feasts on the remains of two year old giraffe Marius at Copenhagen Zoo yesterday. Photograph: Kasper Palsnov/EPA

An English safari park has destroyed five of its lions because they had serious genetic defects caused by inbreeding.The popular attraction, Longleat (...)

A group tour of Salzburg in Austria, birthplace of Mozart and setting for The Sound of Music, also includes a visit to a ski resort and a concert
12 getaways of Christmas

A Wales of a timeIf you’re looking to take the kids away somewhere not too far, but still a world away, bag yourself a luxury lodge at Bluestone resor(...)

A British soldier in Afghanistan. A British royal marine was convicted of murder today following the execution of an injured insurgent in Afghanistan.  Photograph: PA Wire

A British royal marine was convicted of murder today following the execution of an injured insurgent in Afghanistan. A court martial board found the (...)