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A mad wolf has been shot dead in eastern France. James Le Fanu examines the story of the wolf
During lockdown at his north London home, the great comedian Barry Cryer has been inspired to write a new tribute song to the Queen
Sarah Sands, outgoing editor of the Today programme, revels in the memorable, sometimes horrible political diaries
Even 15 years after the destruction of New Orleans, its after-effects echo through a resident writer's life, finds Frances Wilson
18 US Congressmen have demanded the return of the Elgin Marbles to Greece. Harry Mount visits the British Museum and Athens to admire the finest of all Greek temples
150 years ago, Fred Archer (1857-86) won his first race on the flat. Despite his genius, he killed himself, aged 29, worn down by grief and fasting, writes Graham Sharpe
Lucy Lethbridge meets Desmond Morris, the zoologist, painter and author, who's about to publish his third surrealist catalogue
Richard Godwin explains its appeal
As two lost Turners are found, James Innes-Mulraine recalls the thrill of finding a lost Gainsborough
Michael Cole was happy to go on a speed awareness course but, like many people, he wasn't equipped for the Zoom version
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