Anyone seen my hand?

Timmy the five-month-old rescue hedgehog

PETER RHODES on a DIY horror, Beatles in the exam room and the royals with badgers in their sights.

El Nino or El Dunno?

Publication of correspondence between Prince Charles and government ministers followed a long-running legal battle

PETER RHODES on long-range forecasts, the Prince of Wales's letters and the luvvies who love the TV licence.

Villa Blog: Is this the weekend?

Christian Benteke's agent says the Belgian striker is focused solely on Aston Villa

With a final a few weeks away, Villa blogger Matt Turvey looks at how confidence has played a part in helping Aston Villa achieve survival.

Albion blog: A busy summer ahead

2015-04-24 14_57_21-PRESS CONFERENCE _ Tony Pulis previews Albion's Premier League clash against Liv

Albion’s swim from the deep waters of relegation uncertainty finally reached the safety of the Geordie shore at St James’s Park on Saturday and thoughts can finally turn to another huge summer off the field for the Baggies...writes blogger Warren Stephens.

Breakfast on a shovel

cooked breakfast

PETER RHODES on fashionable dining, bugs on windscreens and the wild rage of the Left.

Where's the cat?

Dan Jarvis said he wanted to help rebuild the Labour party but was putting his children before his immediate political career

PETER RHODES on the embalmed-moggie scam, Labour's star-in-waiting and a prediction for the EU referendum.

The unkindest profession?

House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards - Aftershow party - London

PETER RHODES on the pain of political defeat, the relief in a wife's face and Graham Norton's new look.

Election timing insulted our war heroes


Politicians are often accused of living in their own little bubble and no more so than when it came to VE Day. The 70th anniversary yesterday was overshadowed by the outcome of the General Election.