Representing Ireland: this 1928 poster, Great Western Railway/Southern Ireland by the illustrator Warwick Goble, is expected to fetch approx €903 - €1,354.

Rare vintage travel posters designed to entice overseas visitors with the beauties of the British Isles and Ireland in the early 20th century are expe(...)

At the “Daily Express”, Osbert Lancaster  pioneered the pocket cartoon with which we are all familiar now: a single panel, single column drawing. Photograph: Express/Getty Images

Osbert Lancaster did not have to look far for caricature. Sporting a walrus moustache and always dressed in true dapper dandy style with tweeds or pi(...)

British author  Rudyard Kipling. Photograph: EO Hoppe/MansellGetty Images

When the first World War broke out in August 1914, Rudyard Kipling felt horribly vindicated. The poet of Empire believed Britain’s army was pitifully (...)

British prime minister David Cameron speaking to members of Age UK in London yesterday. Looking flustered on stage, the prime minister said: “I’ll be frank: if you are not satisfied with how elderly people are being looked after and valued by this government, don’t blame other ministers, blame me.” Photograph: Dan Kitwood/PA Wire

Dennis Andrews caught prime minister David Cameron’s attention by waving his walking stick in the air. Very soon afterwards, Cameron was regretting th(...)