Do you know your sestinas from your sonnets? Can you tell the difference between a pantoum and a villanelle? Are you, whisper it, a bit scared by poetry full stop? Fear not, Joseph Coelho is here to help. Tomorrow, to celebrate National Poetry Day, the new Children’s Laureate launches Poetry Prompts, his first initiative since taking over from the previous incumbent, Cressida Cowell, last month and which aims to both demystify poetry and get the nation writing it with the help of a weekly bite-s
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King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla had a particularly good Tuesday as a horse previously owned by the late Queen, Just Fine, rode to victory in the 3.10 Kube at Leicester. READ: How King Charles' new role could affect his daily life Reacting to the incredible news, which will no doubt have been bittersweet for Charles, a spokesman for the King and Camilla revealed they were "thrilled". WATCH: King Charles looks completely heartbroken as royal family sing God Save the King "Their Majesties ar
For many people, autumn is all about picking out cosy outfits and sipping on pumpkin spice lattes. But for others, the beginning of October marks something else - the official start of the spooky season. And this Halloween will feature the return of a family favourite as the classic murder mystery game, Cluedo, is brought up to date for a new generation of players. Cluedo Escape: Treachery at Tudor Mansion, features the familiar characters and story of the original, but tweaks the formula by add
Experts have warned that the UK is "blind" to new COVID-19 waves that have the potential to be devastating, and this is the symptom you need to look out for
Nicola Peltz Beckham undeniably shares a close bond with her mother Claudia Peltz, and on Thursday, the American actress proudly professed her love for her on social media. MORE: Victoria Beckham set to reunite with son Brooklyn and Nicola Peltz at Paris Fashion Week? Taking to Instagram on Thursday, the 27-year-old - who is married to Brooklyn Beckham - shared a series of snaps with Claudia during their time at Paris Fashion Week, and included a snap of her husband cuddling up to his mother-in-
Meghan Markle is attempting to block her half-sister from deposing husband Prince Harry and father Thomas Markle in her defamation lawsuit. READ: Royal family makes major change – and it affects Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Samantha Markle is suing Meghan over her now-infamous interview with Oprah Winfrey in March 2021, as well as the material published in the Finding Freedom biography. WATCH: Inside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's stunning Montecito home Samantha's lawyers had confirmed that
After years of beards, beards and more beards, the moustache is having a moment. But do you have to be Mark Owen or Henry Cavill to carry one off? I put it to the test
In Rome the wealth of Crassus was legendary. Pliny the Elder estimated the value of his estate to be roughly equal to the entire annual budget of the Roman Republic. Comparisons to the present are difficult, but for a sense of scale, the UK’s annual budget last year was more than a thousand billion pounds. Yet the expression today is “as rich as Croesus”, a King of Lydia 500 years earlier (and a comparative minnow), not “as rich as Crassus”. The latter’s name has faded.
Daisy Lowe and her real estate developer fiance Jordan Saul are expecting their first child together.
Naga Munchetty turned to her fans for advice on Sunday, after encountering a bit of a dilemma. The presenter asked her followers on Twitter what she should do after her cat brought a bat into her home the previous day. SEE: BBC Breakfast star Naga Munchetty ends interview after guest makes major faux pas She wrote: "Does anyone know how to get a bat to safety? [bat emoji]. "Cat brought one in yesterday. It's alive this morning, no obvious injuries, but not flying. "Currently in a box with towels
Netflix's Marilyn Monroe film 'Blonde' has been met with a wave of backlash. But why is Blonde receiving so much criticism?
A woman who pretended to be Prince Andrew's fiancee was able to trick her way past security because staff were too "terrified" to check with the royal, security experts have claimed.
Flora Vesterberg looked as elegant as ever as stepped out for an exciting new project at The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace. MORE: The Queen's cousin Flora Vesterberg's heartbreak ahead of wedding anniversary For its 25th anniversary edition, Asian Art in London commissioned art historian and broadcaster Flora to take part in a video series. The first episode focuses on Japan: Courts and Culture exhibition which features Japanese treasures from the Royal Collection, including objects that
Brian Dietzen left his fans momentarily taken aback with a recent photograph he shared on social media featuring his co-star Katrina Law. MORE: NCIS' Brian Dietzen gives rare insight into his family life away from the spotlight The picture saw the two of them looking exhausted but happy, although their clothes were stained with sweat and blood. VIDEO: NCIS and NCIS: Hawaii tease major crossover While initially believing it to be a teaser for something to come, Brian made it clear in his caption
We suspected it would be bad news for someone named Adams – and so it came to pass, with Kaye Adams losing out to Matt Goss in the first dreaded dance-off of series 20. But the audience did save another Adams: Tony, who was hoisted out of danger by viewer votes following his Cockney dustman Charleston. How long can he play that cheeky-chappy card? Not long, I suspect. But he and his flat cap do survive for at least one more week.
More people than ever are taking to rivers and lakes, but experts are increasingly advising caution before an outdoor dip
'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' actor Winston Duke admits Chadwick Boseman's death left "a gaping hole" on the set of the upcoming sequel.
Sandra Parker of justthetoniccoaching.com is adamant that challenges and programmes that seem so simple, don't always work.
Lauren Rooney put her symptoms down to pregnancy but the reality was far more serious.