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August 18, 2018 4:06 AM Weekend Walk: take a stroll on an old Roman road

2. Find a footpath on your left in the hedgerow. Aim to the right of trees then cross the large field. Go over a footbridge. Veer diagonally left to a fingerpost, then turn right to walk diagonally across the field you are still in to the left of a large tree. In the opposite corner go over a stile and continue across a field. It is here near Curds Farm, that you would 5

August 17, 2018 6:20 PM Fox News FORCED to apologise after making MASSIVE mistake in Aretha Franklin tribute

A FOX NEWS Aretha Franklin tribute has sparked criticism after the television channel mistakingly used a photo of R&B singer Patti LaBelle. Fox News mistook singer Patti LaBelle for Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin in a tribute following Franklin’s death on Thursday. In a video package highlighting the star’s most memorable moments, there is a picture of Franklin 7

August 17, 2018 3:56 PM Summer of 2018 is certain to be one of Britain's warmest on record, say forecasters

The summer of 2018 is certain to be one of the warmest on record for Britain, forecasters said today. After the third-warmest June and second-warmest July in official national records dating back to 1910, this year is currently vying with the current record holder – 2006 - as the warmest summer for mean temperature. The mean temperature for 2018 is currently 5

August 17, 2018 8:55 AM Highways England reassures drivers after Genoa bridge collapse

British chief highways engineer Mike Wilson has spoken out, offering his "deepest sympathies" to everyone involved in the tragedy but assuring people that safety "is and will always be our top priority". There are around 21,000 bridge structures on Britain's network of motorways and A roads, although none are similar in design to the one in Italy 6

August 17, 2018 6:01 AM Showband with something new

FOLLOWING their sell out tour of 2017, Scotland’s top Showband Spatz and Co, presents a completely new programme and show of live music and song. And they will be at Kirkcaldy's Adam Smith Theatre on Saturday August 25. Called “Something in the Air…”, the band move seamlessly from the Big Band sounds of Glenn Miller and Duke Ellington, to the standards 5

August 16, 2018 6:38 PM Fan y Big mountain in Brecon Beacons downgraded to hill

A mountain in the Brecon Beacons has been downgraded to a hill after it missed a mark by just 4.9ft (1.5m). Fan y Big has been taken off the Hewitts list, which records mountains in England, Wales or Ireland over 2,000ft (609.6m) high. But mountains must also have a minimum drop between the summit and the col - the lowest point on a mountain ridge between 6

August 16, 2018 2:48 PM A Level Results 2018: Jeremy Clarkson inspires disappointed students with low grades

The Grand Tour host Jeremy Clarkson was among the celebrities to send words of encouragement to A-level students as they opened their results. Clarkson typically posts a message on Twitter every year to students who haven't achieved the grades they were hoping for. This year the former Top Gear presenter wrote: "Don't worry if your A level grades aren't 7

August 16, 2018 8:35 AM A Level pass rates, boys against girls, subjects and more

- The proportion of candidates receiving top grades is the highest since 2012. A total of 26.4% entrants scored either an A or A*, up slightly on 26.3% in 2017. - 8.0% of entrants received an A*, down from 8.3% last year. This is the lowest level since 2013, when it was 7.6%. - The overall pass rate (grades A*-E) was 97.6%, down from 97.9% last year. This is the lowest 5

August 15, 2018 10:14 PM Is M16 BUGGING the Brexit talks? Concerns raised about British intelligence interference

BRITISH intelligence may be intervening in the ongoing Brexit negotiations, obtaining secret EU papers just hours after their private release, according to a top European source. The source told The Daily Telegraph that the EU’s Brexit negotiating team fear they are being bugged, with the UK team getting hold of secret files “within hours” of them being 8

August 15, 2018 8:28 PM Deezer reveals Madonna’s most streamed songs as she turns 60

Eighties classics from Madonna’s back catalogue are amongst her most popular hits in the year she turns 60, figures from Deezer have shown. Tracks from around 30 years ago are currently dominating the star’s Top 10 list on the personal music streaming platform. The Queen of Pop’s summery hit Holiday (1983) is her most streamed song of 2018 so far. Other 6