Almost a fifth of people in the north west who have bought a puppy were asked to collect their dog in a carpark or at the roadside, according to shocking new figures, raising fears that many puppies are being illegally trafficked into the country.
In the heart of London is the five star Hotel Cafe Royal, and with previous guests such as David Bowie, Oscar Wilde, Virginia Wolf and Sir Winston Churchill I knew I would be in good company when I stayed there.
It’s a new year, and a new decade, and our team of restaurant reviewers have got a whole list of eateries to get out to and enjoy. But what are the favourites of the last year? Here’s our top places to eat from 2019.
A new Lancashire-based project drawing inspiration from Japan will assess the impact of taking notice of the ever changing natural world on participants’ health and wellbeing. Fiona Finch reports on the challenge to identify 72 microseasons on and around a much loved Lancashire landmark.