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Animators redrew Disney's first black princess after anti-racism campaigners claimed she had lighter skin and straighter hair. [Read More]
A dense fruit cake has for generations been an integral part of any wedding - whether or not the bride enjoys dried fruit. [Read More]
The famous photograph in which it was revealed Joanna Lumley was to play a starring role in 'The New Avengers' was actually an example... [Read More]
Disney has promised to re-draw a Disney princess after anti-racism campaigners said her skin was "too white. [Read More]
This weekend's torrential rain may make the summer heatwave seem long ago, but forecasters have predicted a return of the sun. [Read More]
Cows belonging to Prince Charles are among thousands of animals affected by bovine tuberculosis (bTB), vets have said. [Read More]
Art historians have scratched their heads for centuries over the identity of the friendly-looking young man in one of Van Gogh's most celebrated paintings. [Read More]
Britain's first unmanned trains have sparked a safety row as politicians and union officials voiced concerns about football crowds on match days. [Read More]
Trains have been cancelled across the country after trees were blown down by Storm Bronagh, which reached 76mph as it hit Britain overnight. [Read More]
Police were aware that undercover officer Mark Kennedy was in a relationship with an environmental activist, and allowed it to continue. [Read More]
Trains have been cancelled across the country after Storm Bronagh felled trees, damaging trains and tracks, as 76mph gales hit the country overnight and in... [Read More]
The Chief Inspector of Railways has said Network Rail needs to chop down more trackside trees after his train journey was delayed by damage to... [Read More]
For years, pet owners around and inside the M25 have lived in fear of a mysterious cat murderer, as more and more animals were found... [Read More]
Britain is set for the most beautiful autumn in some years because of the heatwave, the RHS has predicted. [Read More]
A London farm has said it is baffled after thieves broke in and managed to smuggle out 11 piglets without leaving a trace. [Read More]
The BBC has defended the Archers after campaigners accused the Radio 4 programme of promoting illegal fox cub hunting. [Read More]
Tags: Archers - Radio - BBC
It remains one of the most enduring mysteries in British criminal history with budding detectives desperate to unveil the true identity of Jack The Ripper. [Read More]
Tags: Jack - British - victims
Passengers have complained of being "held to ransom" by a train firm which kept 10 per cent of cash from wallets in lost property. [Read More]
Apple has been criticised by feminists for designing iPhones which are 'too big' for the average female hand. [Read More]
Two people have died, and four others were taken to hospital, in a major car crash on the M5 on Thursday morning. [Read More]
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