As ambitions go, Lee Humphries’ is an unusual, if lofty, one – to ascend the highest points of 100 different countries. As he crests the halfway mark in his quest, he explains all to Julian Shea.
It was almost 35 years ago yet I still can’t believe my dad let me do it. I can’t have been much more than 14 years old.
It was the year the music business finally got to grips with new technology, Tony Blair quit and Amy Winehouse’s troubles became painfully clear. SOPHIA DEBOICK looks back at a pivotal 12 months
The European Union’s starry logo glistens in the sun on a plaque by a roundabout just outside Longford, a market town about 80 miles from Dublin in the Irish Midlands.
Which are the best comedy shows to see at Edinburgh Fringe?
I don’t blame the Scots if Brexit leads them to want another shot at independence
The loss of EU funding used to help poorer parts of the UK has had far less attention than other ill effects of Brexit. But it will soon be hard to ignore the problem.
Comedians Jan Ravens and Andrew Maxwell both took to the stage at the largest arts festival in the world.
What is at stake and what needs to change to ‘save the country’?
It is 50 years since a huge breakthrough for gay rights in the UK – the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality
From strong and stable to weak and feeble – a year of failure and fiasco in May’s Number 10
The A of austerity, plus the B of Brexit may be heading to the C of a crashing economy, but there is still time to change things.
Could Brexit encourage us to be a bit more European when it comes to the fish we eat?
The governments of Catalonia and Spain have set themselves on a collision course over the issue of independence.
A Scottish minister has stated he is “not 100% convinced” the battle for Brexit is over yet.
When Hardeep Singh Kohli cooked for Rory Bremner, the resulting dish - a fusion of Scottish and Indian cuisine - went down a storm
We pick the most wrong and unstable Leavers of the week
The seemingly sure-footed Nicola Sturgeon may have misjudged the post-Brexit mood.
A defence of the European dream
This has been a dreadful campaign, as shallow and mean-spirited in its way as the Brexit campaign last summer, its proximate cause.
More than a century after they became extinct there, oysters are returning to a Scottish firth.
Few family histories better underline the complex relationship between Britain and Germany than Christian Lawrence’s. Here he explains why his fellow countrymen are so sad to see the UK leave
Because of the success of the £350m Big Lie, Tory politicians now feel free to make any promise without feeling a matching pressure to keep it.
The dangers of the presidential-style government Theresa May and her ‘team’ are seeking for the UK
Theresa May confirms she is not like a Harry Potter character: Five important things we learnt yesterday
An autopsy of the UK Independence Party
We pick the most wrong and unstable Leavers from the week in Brexit
Portugal might just help the British left plot a path to recovery – or at least help block Brexit
What better way to confront culinary fatigue than with a rhubarb recipe?
Not only is Rue du Brexit ugly, but it returns to its starting point and leads nowhere – except to Europe. A perfect metaphor for Brexitshambles.