In 1961, Wally Funk passed all the physical tests required to become an astronaut, even beating John Glenn of the Mercury 7. But her journey into space wasn’t to be.
Our weekly bitesize guide to what to see and do in London each weekend – from art and theatre to the best places to eat and drink
The 90s was the golden era of Disney cartoons and who didn’t develop a crush on one of their cartoon animals at some point?
All the action from the red carpet of Disney’s live action remake of The Lion King, starring Beyonce.
After a mother came under fire for naming her children Tiamarie and Jackdaniel, here are the other drinks that make for unusual monikers
From a cocktail fair to a new panoramic dining spot, here’s what to see and do in the capital this weekend
We’re all masters of curating our own lives online but are we really convincing anyone?
There is something for everyone on the bookshop shelves this summer – from literary fiction, boxing and Brexit to a memoir about food and grief.
Wondering what to do in London this weekend? Treat yourself to Wimbledon themed strawberries and cream, live tennis screenings and a ping pong bar with our guide to where to watch the tennis. Or check out the glorious Valloton exhibition at the Royal Academy.
Winston Churchill has been the barometer of great leadership since the Second World War. But what would Hunt and Boris have done if they were Prime Minister 1939?
Glastonbury village is a world away from the festival that made its name and the relationship between the two is far from harmonious
From a wine festival in King’s Cross to Karaoke in Borough, here’s what to see and do in the capital
Spend a week with polar bears and share the results on Instagram. Embark on a colonial guilt tour. Help Britain reduce its international plastic burden by taking all your rubbish home with you.
The eighties were renowned for their drunkenness and much of it took place at this iconic Soho drinking hole
Living in London can make you feel far from nature. But these five animal experiences will put you back in touch with the animal kingdom in no time at all.
Ed Sheeran made his name through live gigs but now it’s algorithms that determine who and what we listen to
Our guide to what to see and do in the capital this weekend, from food and bars to theatre
The careers of our most famous authors are often surprising. Stephen King was a school janitor before becoming a bestselling novelist and Hillary Mantel was a social worker.
Jo Brand got into hot water with her joke about Nigel Farage, so what are the new rules for modern humour?
Check out this week’s London Fix for a bitesize roundup of what to see and do in the capital
Jeremy Corbyn famously doesn’t read books but how do the Tory leadership candidates fare? From Fantastic Mr Fox to the Fountainhead, we reveal their favourite titles.
Avoid the crowded parks this summer and discover the city’s hidden gardens
From Winston Churchill to William Wilberforce, drug use has always been rife in British politics
While the Jeremy Kyle Show came under fire for its ethics, Love Island has survived unscathed