John Cooper

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British soldiers guard a barricade, probably during the Irish War of Independence, circa 1920. Photograph: Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

In the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, the father of a British soldier sent a letter from his home in Stretford, Manchester, to Ireland seeking (...)

If you want a soundtrack to how Britain fell part, listen to Sleaford Mods. The second decade of the century was a momentous one for the UK. In 2011,(...)

People view damage along Woodland Street after a tornado touched down in Nashville, Tennessee, US. Photograph: Harrison McClary/Reuters

At least 22 people were killed on Tuesday when a series of powerful tornadoes ripped through Nashville and other parts of Tennessee, flattening buildi(...)

Mini has revealed its first electric model, the Mini Cooper SE, and it will go on sale in Ireland later this year at a price of €27,765 or €309 per month on a PCP finance plan

Mini has revealed its first electric model, the Mini Cooper SE, and it will go on sale in Ireland later this year at a price of €27,765 or €309 per mo(...)

Best in class: BMW 1 Series Say a sad farewell, because the current BMW 1 Series is not long for this world, and next year it’s going to be replaced (...)

The Mini Cooper S 60 Years Edition isn’t the fastest hot hatch around but it still has the lightning steering response that you expect from a Mini, and it’s still gloriously good fun to drive

It seems, as you open the door, as if you’re about to take a step back in time. The exterior looks old, albeit well-scrubbed up. Even given the modern(...)

Chris Sievey aka Frank Sidebottom: Friends say that, when wearing the head, Sievey never talked in his own voice

There is much about this story that is strange. A documentary on Frank Sidebottom, the macrocephalic alter-ego of Chris Sievey, was always going to de(...)

Seana Kerslake in The Hole in the Ground

The 2019 Sundance Film Festival , once again swelling Park City, Utah with independent film royalty, clanked straight into fifth gear with scandals, p(...)

John and Susan Cooper, who died in a hotel in Egypt last month. Photograph: Facebook

E.coli was a factor in the deaths of two British tourists at a hotel in Hurghada last month, Egypt’s public prosecutor has said. Tourists John and Su(...)

Someone in the BMW and Mini organisation clearly lacks the chutzpah to drag out the old “Maxi” nameplate when it comes to naming new models. How bette(...)

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