Simon Heffer has produced his account of how the Great War shaped Britain and changed it forever. Around 705,000 men from the British Isles perished in the fighting.
Dick and Angel exclusively reveal their approach to buying a property that needs renovating, and turning it into a successful home and business.
We've selected 10 mid-terrace bungalows around Britain, but can you work out the difference between the one that costs almost half a million pounds and the one that cost less than £50,000?
His 1952 classic Singin' In The Rain is one of the most famous movies of all time, yet when Patricia Ward met Gene Kelly in 1985, she admits: 'I had no idea who he was.'
Silky sapphire waters, white sandy beaches and the kind of luxury one only dreams of - that's what to expect when you touch down in Mauritius.
I'm honestly having the best time of my life. Our culture prizes youth above all else but people don't take enough time to think of the benefits of growing older
Nigel Colborn shared advice for re-planting rhubarb to boost production. The British gardening expert recommends re-planting baby rhubarb slips in a new piece of ground.
Unbelievably, Lorraine Kelly will celebrate that landmark birthday next month. Louise Gannon meets the queen of the morning-show sofa and glimpses the steel behind the smile
In the Nineties Demi Moore was the highest-paid actress in Hollywood. Ghost and A Few Good Men rocketed the raven-haired, husky-voiced New Mexico native into the stratosphere.
For decades, Bruce Springsteen gave us albums and tours. Then, when he turned 67, something clearly changed.
Right now, there is a reasonably widely held view that the current occupant of the White House is no great friend of the truth.
Good Morning Britain landed the first TV interview with Jennifer Arcuri, the lively buxom American lady who used to discuss technology affairs with Boris Johnson at her pole-adorned home
They're creepy and they're kooky... and now, just in time for Halloween, our favourite eccentric family return in an animated adventure. Charlize Theron and Oscar Isaac lead a starry voice cast.
These days takeaway food is more varied than ever. Most takeaways major in bold rich flavours and happily there are legions of characterful bottles to match
It is busy, flitting between the now and the then, but also strangely inert, with no mounting drama or tension. It may be too bitty. A bit here, a bit there. Who's the fella in the donkey jacket?
What could be more undignified than donning unflatteringly tight gym wear and cycling in a frenzy on an exercise bike? Answer: doing the same, but wearing a virtual reality headset
With the passing of time, I can see what an incredible world I was a part of. I'm not massively nostalgic but when I look at the pictures it feels so long ago, like a totally different life
The very last sentence in this third and final volume of Charles Moore's monumental 3,000-page life of Margaret Thatcher is as short as can be: 'She gave everything she could.'
When her baby was only three weeks old, D'Arcy Vigors's newborn bubble was burst by a terrifying diagnosis. Here, she tells Eimear O'Hagan how they learned to embrace an uncertain future
Upgrading your make-up bag doesn't have to break the bank
It was the giant heading on this column last week that led me to today's missive. The heading in question read: 'In which I finally get the chop.' Yikes!
It's Breast Cancer Awareness month, so we asked experts and women who have undergone treatment for their skin saviours
I would wake up in the early hours and in my head go over daft things that didn't really matter but felt massive when I was lying in a pitch-black room in a state of panic
This light South Indian curry is almost a stew, but unlike many southern dishes that are fiery hot, it's quite mild.
The week ahead will be one of your busiest ever, so if you get a chance to relax, seize it
This has to be one of my favourite things to eat after a long working day. If I know I'll be home late, I prepare some of the ingredients in the morning before I leave
Cauliflower grated into rice-like grains is an ideal way to enjoy Indian flavours without the carbs and calories that rice has
I've used boneless chicken here as it cooks quite quickly. You can use legs or thighs on the bone if you prefer
My grandmother was an exceptional biscuit maker and I remember her baking these for us as a teatime snack when we got home from school
Laddoos are a traditional spiced Indian sweet, often made with condensed milk, nuts, fruit and spices and eaten on festive days such as Diwali, the Hindu festival of light
I'm moving house and currently in the worst phase, where we (unlike Elvis) are officially in the building but only halfway through unpacking
Sick of lengthy and costly dates - try implementing a stringent time limit on romantic rendezvous of 15 to 45 minutes only, and certainly never go over an hour...
Statement wallpaper in the bathroom? Yes you can! And you no longer have to worry about getting it wet, thanks to the latest water-resistant, user-friendly finishes
I've been married for almost 20 years to a man I'm not in love with. But I have had feelings most of my adult life for a man I met a decade before
This simple recipe is one of the most popular ones at my cooking classes. You can make the curry sauce in bulk and freeze some
Served with plain couscous and grilled vegetables (I like courgettes, aubergine and mixed peppers), chicken tikka is an all-time favourite
Anyone who has had eczema will know just how irritating the itchiness can be. Also known as atopic dermatitis, this condition affects one in five children and one in 12 adults
Serve this dish with a salad and you'll find, like me, that it becomes one of your go-to meals
…Stephanie Sofokleous's autumn edit
. . . ladylike tailoring with Joanne Toolan's sophisticated shop
From checks to faux fur, our pick of the season's key styles
A lot hangs on the perfect winter coat: warmth, practicality, good looks. Meet our pick of the best
Historian Richard and his wife Juliette are mourning their young son - a boy given to inexplicable acts of violence prompted, so he claimed, by a mysterious voice.
The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery occupy two West End theatres. Now there's this latest play, with two more planned at this address.
Is Bryn Terfel growing up too quickly? In his new role this magnificent boyo, still in his absolute prime, plays Donizetti's Don Pasquale, a doddery old miser.
The place is running on empty, a gaunt shadow of its former self. Too many promotions and discounts show desperation. Too many choices cause confusion
'Jack might not be in the best place right now but he is a survivor. He's like a wild boar - you can stab him, you can run him over with a car but he'll still somehow walk away into the bush.'
Caroline Ball explores the apple varieties that Britain is at risk of losing in a fascinating new book. The National Fruit Collection at Brogdale Farm in Kent grows two thousand different kinds o...
British gardening expert Monty Don has shared his advice for growing spring bulbs. He recommends investing in nice containers and bulb pans, suited to the mass of colour from each variety.
Louise Morrish, 45, from Hampshire, has been selected as the winner of the Daily Mail First Novel Competition. She explained why she owes her success to her late grandmother, Betty.
The WellChild Awards, supported by YOU, celebrate the courage of severely ill children and their carers. Meet four of this year's winners, who are all hugely excited about meeting the charity's p...
Louis Theroux reflects on his career including his documentary with Jimmy Savile in a memoir. He recounts questioning the former TV presenter about being a paedophile when they met in 2000.
By the time you finish this rip-roaring naval yarn you'll be wanting to sling your hammock and start singing sea shanties
Every character in this tender, funny debut is floundering
Now in his late 80s, le Carre demonstrates once again his sublime elegance as a writer
Fantasy-phobic readers might break out in hives on reading the first few chapters of Alice Hoffman's latest
Every turn of the page in this beautiful celebration of space photography offers a 'wow' moment, with spectacular shots all taken by amateur photographers.
'For all its gilding, I shrink slightly at autumn, as if I too lose leaves and thin, because I have come to fear winter,' writes Horatio Clare.
Tony Christie from Doncaster, who is best known for Comic Relief anthem (Is This The Way To) Amarillo, details his upbringing and lengthy music career in a fascinating autobiography.
Andy McNab would take the entire works of Charles Dickens to a desert island, or Great Expectations if he could only choose one book. The author is currently reading Talking To Strangers.
Charles Moore recounts the life of Margaret Thatcher in a third biography. He details the Tory party leader's general election victory in 1987, through to her ejection from office in 1990.
The four-bed property sits in the grounds of Hadlow Castle in Tonbridge, Kent, and has two adjoining square towers.
A comment article on August 22 about HS2 said that to get to Birmingham city centre from London, passengers would have to get off at Birmingham Interchange and then 'board another train or...
I've just dug out all my winter coats and feel totally uninspired - it's either black, more black or navy...
Have you got what it takes to be a Scotland Yard detective? Why not tackle this selection of fiendishly tricky puzzles taken from the brilliant new Scotland Yard Puzzle Book and find out
The answers to the Maldark Mysteries and Forgery
The Quality Chop House lives on the Farringdon Road, a slab of Victoriana every bit as iconic as Smithfield market, a brisk stroll away. I must have wandered past a thousand times
The two-bedroom house looks like an 'ordinary' terrace from the outside, but has a colourful interior, combining pink and gold ceilings with purple walls and carpets, and multi-coloured bedspread...
A headline to an article on October 2 about a report into domestic abuse said that 200,000 elderly people were 'abused by partners'. In fact, the figures related to people abused by partners and....
Nigel Colborn shared advice for keeping perennials young and healthy. The British gardening expert recommends digging up mature plants and gently shaking soil from the roots.
A really useful soup: the basic method above is brilliant for any similar leafy greens
. . .making an impact with Joanne Toolan's powerhouse blues
Neutral shades and clever detailing bring classic cuts bang up to date
After watching dementia claim her mother and aunt, Sophie Leggett charts the agony of deciding whether to take the test to see if she or her daughter carry the faulty gene
Irish pop sensations The Corrs ruled the charts in the 1990s. But behind the fame, glamour and multimillion album sales, Andrea reveals she hid a deeply private world of grief and heartache
Don't miss tonight's full moon (clouds permitting).It is said to promote health and aid sleep. So is it magic or moonshine? Karen Yossman investigates
The guest list at her recent wedding was more A-list than an Oscars after-party, the Duchess of Sussex calls her a 'chic badass' and she is rumoured to have set up Harry and Meghan on their blind...
Last Sunday in an article about the television series Rumpole Of The Bailey, we said that the barrister's wife, Hilda Rumpole, was never seen on screen.
Japanese beauty brands are having a moment. Here are my just-launched favourites…
Crumble a little goat's cheese over each serving and add a scattering of finely sliced radishes and basil leaves
Yesterday, I found myself at Heathrow's Terminal 5 at 6.30am. This is not somewhere you ever want to find yourself at that particular time of day...
I've officially gone mad. On Friday afternoon, I had all my hair cut off. Let me explain...
Books - sure, they make you smarter. But they make your living space look pretty too
After several years together, I moved in with my partner a year ago but I am now stuck in a nightmare.
The Sun and Mars in your birth sign give you the confidence and motivation to excel. But the Full Moon warns that a wholly irrational fear of you...
You can add crispy lardons and pine nuts
Ten minutes before eating, cook 50g tiny pasta stars (or other soup pasta) according to the packet instructions, and add to the soup on serving
One-hit wonders are tasty, nutritious - and can be whizzed up in minutes
She's spent years mining the highs and lows of her relationships for material - and it never ended well
Inflammation is a double-edged sword - injure yourself or catch an infection and it will mobilise your immune system to fight back. But chronic inflammation is a major problem
Serve hot with a spoonful of crème fraîche or sour cream swirled through, and a scattering of dill
Scatter over a few chopped pistachios and some finely sliced spring onion
...Fashion Director Shelly Vella's new-season refreshers
Okri is always good company and these 20-odd tales showcase his lucid prose and freewheeling imagination.
The Seventies were a foreign country. They did things creepily there. Nowhere was this more evident than in what often passed as family, even kids', entertainment.
On paper, Gemini Man sounds like exactly the sort of film that is often described as 'high concept'.
Gary Lineker was asked by the SPORTBible website which famous person he'd most like to punch. 'Piers Morgan!' he chortled without a moment's hesitation
Motherland , the comedy series created by Sharon Horgan and Graham Linehan, is back for a second series with the same excellent cast. But I'm wondering: how much do I like it now?
The Bunch unites seven top UK independent wine merchants who gather annually to share their best bottles. I buy from all of them
Kurt Weill's short life - 1900-1950 - was a game of two halves.
The National Portrait Gallery reveals the untold stories of the women who helped shape the art movement.
If you've been hanging on to an ancient, half-dead handset with the obligatory smashed screen, waiting for the 'right' iPhone to upgrade to, this £729 handset is a decent choice
'Why can't you scientists leave things alone,' says a charlady in the 1951 black-and-white Ealing comedy on which this is based.
'I wanted to give him my kidney,' says James Blunt, 'but I wasn't a match. My sister wasn't a match either. And so we are waiting, because all we can do is wait'
The Holland stamp is the music industry version of a royal seal of approval. Adele, Amy Winehouse and Ed Sheeran kicked off their careers on the show
The cover version you know all about. The covers album you'll have come across, somewhere along the way from Bryan Ferry's These Foolish Things to Cher's Dancing Queen.
Forget kerb appeal and marble work surfaces in the kitchen. New research shows that the single most important factor for home buyers in 2019 is having fast broadband speeds.
An article published on 25 September about Sam Faiers briefly suggested that she had said her trichotillomania emerged during her childhood when her biological dad, who is Lee Faiers, went to...
Monty Don gives his verdict on Rosehips, saying they look divine and provide food for both humans and birds. He also names his plant of the week and describes this week's garden job.
The most prestigious award in publishing, The Booker Prize, will be handed out next Monday. Top of the odds is Margaret Atwood's sequel to the Handmaid's Tale, The Testaments.
Book focuses on commercially-minded producers 'Cubby' Broccoli and Harry Saltzman as they worked to turn James Bond into a multimillion pound film.
Former Sunday Times and Evening Standard political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe has published his autobiography, revealing how he became a ruthless diminisher of power.
A PICTORIAL celebration of 25 years of the Royal Gurkha Rifles, this book is crammed with more than 500 images of the brave soldiers past and present.
Top author Adele Parks, who is currently reading laugh-out-loud book Why Mummy Doesn't give a F***!' said she would take Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina to a desert island.
This week Christena Appleyard lists Pursuit by Joyce Carol Oates, Through the Wall by Caroline Corcoran and This Little Dark Place by A.S. Hatch as the psycho books you should read.
This week for horror books James Buxton has recommended Full Throttle by Joe Hill, Mistletoe by Alison Littlewood and In the house in the dark of the woods by Laird Hunt.
The Good Liar by Nicholas Searle is named on this week's must reads along with The Golden Thread by Kassia St Clair and Fight to the Finish by Allan Mallinson.
First-time buyers can escape stamp duty, but whether they can squeeze under the £300,000 tax-free threshold depends on where they want to live, Zoopla research highlights.
We spent a day with one of the world's top 100 interior designers, Alexander James Interior Design, to learn about its tricks and how they can be incorporated into your own home.
A resort colossal in size yet homely and peaceful, 5-star yet unpretentious and genuine, away from it all without feeling isolated.
Despite a Peanuts-esque feel to the name, there's nothing cartoonish about Charlie's at Browns. It's the new restaurant at Sir Rocco Forte's Mayfair hotel, named after his father, Lord Charles Fo...
Nigel Colborn has shared his advice on gardening this week. He said homeowners can plant 'anything hardy' and should keep dead-heading dahlias so that they stay in flower until the first frost.
This recipe works best when a smooth, thick, light tahini is used. Avoid those jars that have fully settled on the shelf
With Patch Plant, the world's first hotel for plants, newly opened in London, and 'indoor gardens' trending on Pinterest, here's how to get your green groove on
…Stephanie Sofokleous's pink picks for breast cancer awareness month
My obsession with the smash-hit dance-romance film Dirty Dancing began the first time I saw it, aged 11. It dazzled me, it thrilled me and it changed my life
Now she's determined to speak out. She tells Elizabeth Day why she lives by her mantra of 'elbows out, create your own space' and talks panic attacks, fame and arranged marriage
Raised in America's most notorious and despised religious group, Megan Phelps-Roper celebrated tragedies as God's punishment…
We are living through the end of days. Our political system is going to hell in… well, not even a handcart, really, more like a faded old Sainsbury's Bag For Life that you keep crumpled under t...
My daughter is very shy and for the past three years she has had a very dominant friend at her school, who has perhaps prevented her from making other friends because this girl is not very popula...
When we're anxious or stressed, we often have the urge to reach for sweet and starchy foods - a slice of buttered toast, a biscuit or three...
Welcome to a second helping from Donna Hay's gorgeous new book WeekLight. If you missed last week's exclusive section, packed with brilliant recipes
When David came to stay with me for my Birthday Weekend, I kept thinking my real present was going to materialise, but it never did.
This clever tahini sauce lends the pasta a velvety finish, without the need for cream. Sprinkle with parmesan and pepper to finish, if you like
I find it easiest to blanch the kale leaves in a large saucepan. Simply cover them with boiling water and allow to stand for 1 minute
I'll sometimes make this same recipe using wholemeal or regular spaghetti, cooked al dente, in place of courgette noodles - you can also mix half-half
Hiding veggies in bolognese is a not-so-well-kept secret that most parents have been in on for years!
If you have only one ovenproof frying pan, simply bake the cookies in 2 batches. If you don't have one, you can line 2 baking trays with nonstick baking paper
. . . a hint of Boho with Joanne Toolan's easy- breezy edit
Dried sour cherries have a sweet but tart flavour - I love the extra chewiness they add to these cookies. They're sold in most supermarkets, but if you can't find them, swap in dried cranberries ...
And society writer WILLIAM CASH has kept them all - but why hasn't he penned one to his wife? Louise Carpenter discovers why this incurable romantic was for once lost for words
When you have an abundance of ripe bananas in your fruit bowl, why not peel, slice and put some in the freezer?
We've been working really hard on it since last year's sellout success to bring you 24 beauty greats to open throughout December
And these are our 50 new-season favourites. Prepare to fall head over heels.
We all need comfort food from time to time, but I like to think it can still be made with feel-good ingredients
This week's Sun-Saturn link will enable you to impress with your detailed grasp of serious issues
Smith's first short story collection packs in satire, sci-fi, social commentary and more, ranging from finessed showstoppers to rambunctious sketches.
Bridget Jones's Baby apart, Renée Zellweger has been missing from British cinema screens for nearly a decade, the handful of films she has made apparently not meriting a release here.
The Eagles have done just about everything. They've sold squillions of records, taken almost as many drugs, had rows on stage, split up, reunited and buried one of their two lead singers.
I recently helped to launch Wine Education Week, and one of the wines I poured for the occasion tastes as good as other famous Italian reds costing many times the price