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Lucy Worsley’s Royal Photo Album: the historian turned cosplayer got to dress like Queen Elizabeth

The excellent historian turned historical cosplayer Lucy Worsley is back this week, guiding us through the photographic history of the British royal f(...)

Down Royal officials believe it’s unlikely their biggest meeting of the year will be significantly affected in the event of no-deal.

Willie Mullins has downplayed fears the impact of a no-deal Brexit might have on Down Royal’s upcoming ‘November Festival’ dates. The two day fixture,(...)

 Presenting Percy  has only had one run this season.

Ante-post favourite Presenting Percy heads a list of 20 horses left in the Magners Gold Cup at the confirmation stage, as he seeks to win at the Chel(...)

Lot 117,  the vanity case that belonged to Kitty Kiernan, bereaved fiancée of Michael Collins

Whyte’s of Molesworth Street has just published the catalogue for The Eclectic Collector auction on May 5th. The sheer variety of items is likely to a(...)

Irish ballerina Ninette de Valois on stage at Covent Garden. Photograph: Claude Harris/Getty Images

A new weekly series for Irish Times Abroad profiles an Extraordinary Emigrant from Irish history, based on entries from the Royal Irish Academy’s Dict(...)

Nico de Boinville riding Might Bite (left) clear the last to win The  King George VI Steeplechase at Kempton Park. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

“He likes to say ‘look at me’,” Nicky Henderson said of Might Bite after the King George VI Chase at Kempton, and it seems that a horse with a reputat(...)

Guinness is sold in more than 150 countries, with 10 million glasses downed every day. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the favourite of them all? That is what we set out to find out a couple of weeks back when took to Twitter to see wh(...)

Capri (second right), ridden by Ryan Moore, winning the  St Leger  at Doncaster. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire

A first meeting of a breakaway trainers’ body in Northern Ireland is scheduled to go ahead in Lisburn on Monday night. The split with the Irish Raceh(...)

John Slattery and Brian Cox in Churchill

In the days before the Normandy landing, British prime minister Winston Churchill retrieves his hat along a blustery coastline before uttering some of(...)

A file photo from June 2016 of Queen Elizabeth II looking out from the window at Buckingham Palace, central London. Photograph: PA

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth missed a New Year’s Day church service on Sunday due to a heavy cold, Buckingham Palace said, a week after the 90-year-old m(...)

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