Crazy about collies

Intelligent and affectionate, collies are as at home on the sofa as they are in the field. Matthew Dennison rounds up devotees of these wonderful working dogs.

Badminton Horse Trials 2016

Who will win Badminton 2016?

One of Britain’s greatest sporting occasions takes place this weekend, the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials.

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Irish terriers: The gentleman’s dog

The charming Irish terrier, devoted friend to soldiers and princes alike, is in danger of dying out, but its followers are determined to turn things around. James Jackson reports

Grand National tips 2016

Tips for the 2016 Grand National

Can last year’s winner, Many Clouds, be the first horse since Red Rum to take the Grand National carrying top weight in this year’s race?


Is it time to run wild?

Few people would deny that the idea of a wilder Britain is exhilarating, but isn’t it just a dream for a country such as this?