Jaguar E-type Lightweight

Jaguar is one of the world’s great car brands. Over its ninety two year history, the Coventry company has had more than its fair share of hard times, but then seems to rise to do amazing things. One of its finest

Jaguar E-type Lightweight

Jaguar is one of the world’s great car brands. Over its ninety two year history, the Coventry company has had more than its fair share of hard times, but then seems to rise to do amazing things. One of its finest

Happy birthday

To commemorate the 88th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, a new portrait photograph has been commissioned on behalf of the British government’s Great Britain campaign. Taken by famous photographer David Bailey at Buckingham Palace, it shows a happy, relaxed and smiling

Happy birthday

To commemorate the 88th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, a new portrait photograph has been commissioned on behalf of the British government’s Great Britain campaign. Taken by famous photographer David Bailey at Buckingham Palace, it shows a happy, relaxed and smiling

History goes online

News company British Pathé has uploaded its complete collection of historic films. From 1896 to 1976 the company made newsreels which documented contemporary events around the world, and were shown weekly at British cinemas. They’re a fascinating historical treasure trove,

History goes online

News company British Pathé has uploaded its complete collection of historic films. From 1896 to 1976 the company made newsreels which documented contemporary events around the world, and were shown weekly at British cinemas. They’re a fascinating historical treasure trove,

Sweet smell of success

Richard E Grant is an aristocrat of acting. Most famous for his brilliant work in Withnail and I, he has lit up many films from Spiceworld to Bram Stocker’s Dracula. When not in front of the camera, he’s a serious fan

Sweet smell of success

Richard E Grant is an aristocrat of acting. Most famous for his brilliant work in Withnail and I, he has lit up many films from Spiceworld to Bram Stocker’s Dracula. When not in front of the camera, he’s a serious fan

Say what?

One of the puzzling things about the United Kingdom is how so many different English accents can exist so closely to one another – in parts of the UK you only need drive for half an hour to hear a

Say what?

One of the puzzling things about the United Kingdom is how so many different English accents can exist so closely to one another – in parts of the UK you only need drive for half an hour to hear a

The Queen’s English?

Ever wondered about the differences between the ‘Queen’s English’ spoken in the United Kingdom, and the English spoken in North America? This great video sets them to music, courtesy of legendary English ‘chap-hop’ purveyor Professor Elemental and Canadian rapper Baba

The Queen’s English?

Ever wondered about the differences between the ‘Queen’s English’ spoken in the United Kingdom, and the English spoken in North America? This great video sets them to music, courtesy of legendary English ‘chap-hop’ purveyor Professor Elemental and Canadian rapper Baba

Money, money, money

The Royal Mint – the government owned company responsible for designing and producing money in Great Britain – is introducing a new one pound (£1) coin. The change has been prompted to combat fraud; it is estimated that several million

Money, money, money

The Royal Mint – the government owned company responsible for designing and producing money in Great Britain – is introducing a new one pound (£1) coin. The change has been prompted to combat fraud; it is estimated that several million