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A culture checklist for aspiring Brits

A culture checklist for aspiring Brits

Owning a library card, watching subtitled films and being skilled with a pair of chopsticks are among the traits which make you cultured, according to Brits.

Brits crown their all-time favourite classic literary heroine

Brits crown their all-time favourite classic literary heroine

Elizabeth Bennet, the charming and quick-witted protagonist from Jane Austin’s beloved Pride and Prejudice, has been crowned the nation’s all-time favourite classic literary heroine.

Oh what a night! Jersey Boys tribute comes to Cadbury House

Oh what a night! Jersey Boys tribute comes to Cadbury House

Those who missed out on catching internationally acclaimed musical Jersey Boys at the Bristol Hippodrome recently are being invited to a special tribute night at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House.

The worst (and best) celebrity tattoos

The worst (and best) celebrity tattoos

You probably wouldn’t say it to his face, but former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has the worst celebrity tattoo.

Yorkshire and the North East lead Britain’s love of the great British pub

Yorkshire and the North East lead Britain’s love of the great British pub

Despite the shrinkage in size of the pub industry over the past decade, the great British pub remains a quintessential part of the national identity.

Game of Thrones lives on through laterooms.com

Game of Thrones lives on through laterooms.com

Following the final episode of Games of Thrones, millions of viewers will be at a loss when it comes to a mystical fix of battle scenes, dragons and jaw dropping backdrops.

Romesh Ranganathan connects with his roots

Romesh Ranganathan connects with his roots

BBC Three is sending stand-up comedian Romesh Ranganathan to Sri Lanka to connect with his roots for a six-part series called Romesh’s Return Ticket, to be broadcast later this year.

Game of Thrones fans flock to Andalucia, while movie stars make a beeline for Mallorca

Game of Thrones fans flock to Andalucia, while movie stars make a beeline for Mallorca

Spain has long been the darling of movie and TV location specialists. With reliably fabulous weather, stunning open countryside and a plethora of ancient castles, crumbling fortifications and winding streets, it is the perfect place to shoot anything from blockbusters to hit TV series.

BBC Two’s Great British Menu returns to commemorate centenary of Women’s Institute

BBC Two’s Great British Menu returns to commemorate centenary of Women’s Institute

BBC Two’s Great British Menu is back later in the summer and this year the chefs must plate up perfection, as they fight it out for the chance to cook at a glorious banquet marking 100 years of the Women’s Institute at London's historic Drapers Hall.

Top 5 must-see movies this summer

Top 5 must-see movies this summer

Summer is one of the most exciting times in the world of movies with many more being released during the summer months than at any other time of year.

Carol Vorderman gets hands-on in BBC Wales documentary on revolutionary Welsh wings

Carol Vorderman gets hands-on in BBC Wales documentary on revolutionary Welsh wings

Carol Vorderman will get a rare hands-on insight into a north Wales aviation factory at the cutting-edge of engineering in a brand-new programme for BBC Wales.

10 of the greatest car movies ever made

Over the years there has been a number of great motoring movies made, that we all love and can watch over, and over again. Some of us enjoy the newer car films sure as The Fast And The Furious, however some of us prefer the classics, such as American Graffiti.

The Trading House, Gresham St

The Trading House, Gresham St

The Trading House, a spectacular new pub, will open its doors at the beginning of June on Gresham Street. Located on the site of the former Bank of New Zealand, the Victorian space will feature a striking central bar, 96-cover restaurant and a mezzanine area for drinks and events.

What Educating Essex taught us about teacher training and education

You might have seen the fly on the wall show Educating Essex, which followed the lives of the students and teachers at Passmores Academy secondary school in Harlow, Essex.

On demand video subscriptions set to surpass £1 billion by 2019

On demand video subscriptions set to surpass £1 billion by 2019

From old time classics to latest release blockbusters, video streaming services have revolutionised the market and it seems it continues to be one to watch. Indeed, new research from Mintel reveals the video streaming subscription market in the UK is set to surpass £1 billion by 2019.