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The son of the nanny murdered by Lucan says he's tracked the peer down in Australia. It's only the latest in many supposed finds, says Duncan Campbell
As the government plans to rebuild lines cut by Beeching, Paul Barnes remembers the age of steam
Harry Mount interviewed the radio great a year ago and was astonished by his stamina
Today in 1807, Pall Mall became the first street in Britain to be lit by gas. Modern street furniture, says Laura Freeman, lacks the grace of its ancestors
Nicholas Parsons, the host of Just a Minute, has just died at the age of 96. Valerie Grove was one of the last people to interview him
Alexander Chancellor, the late, great editor of The Oldie, died three years ago today, on January 28, 2017, aged 77. Craig Brown pays tribute to his friend
The writer got his commas all mixed up in his attack on the new Brexit coin, says Harry Mount
Colin Keeler, played by Neil Morrissey, appeared in The Trial of Christine Keeler. Michael Lawrence remembers working with him at Butlin's
As the skull of Pliny the Elder, killed by Vesuvius, is discovered, Daisy Dunn follows in Pliny the Younger's ash-caked footsteps
The funeral of philosopher Roger Scruton was held today in Wiltshire. Mark Lees was there
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