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When Anthony Geffen finished his new documentary about the Queen and her coronation a courtier took him aside. "He said, 'Do you realise you have... [Read More]
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Priceless gems from the Crown Jewels were hidden underground in a biscuit tin at Windsor Castle during the Second World War to ensure that they... [Read More]
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While discussing with Kirstie Allsopp the hypothetical question of whether Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should renovate their home at Kensington Palace or se... [Read More]
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How do you stick a camera on a killer whale's back? That is not the start of a joke, but a question the producers of... [Read More]
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The American professor who triggered an academic dispute over Britain's colonial past has accused "petulant and entitled" Oxford academics of running an "anti-c... [Read More]
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Feud BBC Two★★★★☆Feuds aren't about hate, Olivia de Havilland (Catherine Zeta-Jones) suggested as she reflected on the epic rivalry between her friend Bette Dav... [Read More]
Two years ago ten-year-old Elita McFarlane had a pain in her side. "I went into hospital to have a scan and it showed I had... [Read More]
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Jaron Lanier is the Silicon Valley guru who coined the phrase "virtual reality". He is one of the pioneers of VR and one of its... [Read More]
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Washoe was a ten-month-old chimpanzee when she was captured in Africa and taken to live with researchers in Nevada. She was given her own trailer... [Read More]
A slab of butter. A handful of chanterelle mushrooms from Russia. Some horn of plenty mushrooms from Romania, hedgehog mushrooms from Scotland and ceps and... [Read More]
In an office at a secret location in London Ian and Paul spend their days watching beheadings, immolations, torture and terrorist propaganda rants, so the... [Read More]
Their relationship is a source of much speculation, and every time we see them together it only gets more intriguing. There they are, laughing together... [Read More]
How do you stick a camera on a killer whale's back? That is not the start of a joke, but a question the producers of... [Read More]
Michael Bloomberg didn't become the tenth richest man in the world and a three-term mayor of New York by mincing his words. Brexit was "the... [Read More]
As Jennifer Brea's chronic illness worsened and she spent more and more time confined to bed, she became increasingly active in her dreams. "Every night... [Read More]
Jonnie Peacock has won two Paralympic 100m gold medals and two world championships golds, but none of these achievements has been as stressful as performing... [Read More]
Meryl Streep used to call Harvey Weinstein "God". Yesterday she said she was "appalled" by the allegations of sexual harassment against him and praised the... [Read More]
The magnificent goshawk on Helen Macdonald's gloved fist is unsettled. He fixes his burnt-orange eye on this stranger with a notebook and gives him a... [Read More]
David Mearns's attic office is crammed with souvenirs of a life spent finding shipwrecks. A giant Roman wine amphora stands in one corner, bells from... [Read More]
Catching a sloth is harder than you might think. Although they move very slowly, they possess a stubborn determination to evade capture, as David Attenborough... [Read More]
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