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It’s London Poppy Day: wear yours with pride

Ever wondered how you should wear your poppy? As thousands of service personnel take to the streets of the capital in the largest one-day street collection of its kind, watch this video from the Royal British Legion, which should clear up the conundrum once and for all.

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Carved turnips at Dover Castle. Credit: English Heritage

Remember your ‘roots’ this Halloween

Amid fears of a pumpkin shortage after an unusually wet August, English Heritage is calling on Brits to return to the ‘roots’ of Halloween and rediscover the humble turnip.

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Spinning plates: tea with a twist at the Savoy

One of London’s most iconic hotels, the Savoy launches new Temptation Wheel menu, which matches desserts, chocolates and cocktails.

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Nelson, Navy and Nation

On Trafalgar Day, and throughout the year, in a fascinating permanent gallery the National Maritime Museum tells the story of the Royal Navy and its staggering effect on the British people of the 19th century.

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The Fall of Nelson, Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805, Dighton, Denis, circa 1825 © National Maritime Museum

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Tudor of the Month: Lady Margaret Douglas

Together with Tudor Times we profile a different figure every month. Here, Melita Thomas tackles Lady Margaret Douglas, who features in the latest issue of BRITAIN.

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Old Man in the Trees, Kelly Hall Tarn,  Cumbria was highly commended in the Classic View category. Credit: Chris Shepherd

Landscape Photographer of the Year: the winners

From chalk cliffs to misty lochs, we share some of the most beautiful photographs from this year’s Landscape Photographer of the Year competition…

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Britain’s stately homes celebrate “second spring”

This time of year sees the British countryside burst into colour, with russet tones and vivid autumn shades. We share photographs of some of the most beautiful spots…

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Beautiful Brompton: support suffragette’s cemetery

This week, with the release of the film Suffragette, Brompton Cemetery in west London, the final resting place of Emmeline Pankhurst, makes an urgent request for public support for its restoration.

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Palace of Holyrood, Edinburgh. Credit: VisitBritain/Britain on View

Who killed Lord Darnley? BRITAIN investigates

Lord Darnley, the spouse of Mary, Queen of Scots, was not a good husband, so when he and his manservant were found dead at Kirk o’Field in 1567, suspicion fell on his famous wife, but the Royal Society of Edinburgh recently re-opened the case…

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EXCLUSIVE: Britain’s best historic house hotels

As the Good Hotel Guide 2016 Great Britain & Ireland is released, we bring you its editor’s pick of the best historic house hotels in Britain.

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