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Taylor Swift sparkles in crimson sequined turtleneck to perform at Grand Ole Opry for ACM Awards

Taylor Swift sparkles in crimson sequined turtleneck on red carpet of ACM Awards… ahead of first performance at a country awards show in seven years By Glenn Garner For Dailymail.com Published: 03:32 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 05:23 BST, 17 September 2020 Taylor Swift has come a long way in her career, since taking … Read more Taylor Swift sparkles in crimson sequined turtleneck to perform at Grand Ole Opry for ACM Awards

The Grand Tour host James May’s £3million superhome is STILL under construction

The Grand Tour host James May’s £3million superhome is STILL under construction as builders continue making finishing touches to the west London property James May, 56, bulldozed two cottages on the existing site to build space big enough to house his vehicles The build, which initially looked as though it would be completed before end … Read more The Grand Tour host James May’s £3million superhome is STILL under construction

Author reveals the challenges faced by the owners of Britain’s grand country houses

SOCIETY OLD HOMES, NEW LIFE    by Clive Aslet (Triglyph £50, 304 pp) What made audiences all over the world fall in love with Downton Abbey? Perhaps it was Lady Mary’s exquisite frocks, the Dowager Countess’s waspish put-downs, or the slow-burn romance between Carson and Mrs Hughes. But for many of us the real star was … Read more Author reveals the challenges faced by the owners of Britain’s grand country houses

Serena Williams leads charge of the super mums at US Open as she chases 24th Grand Slam title

Serena Williams leads charge of the Super Mums at the US Open as former world No 1 chases Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slams – with Victoria Azarenka and Tsvetana Pironkova also in contention Serena Williams is one of three mothers to reach last 16 of this year’s US Open She admits she has … Read more Serena Williams leads charge of the super mums at US Open as she chases 24th Grand Slam title

Hundreds enjoy Venice’s Historical Regatta as Gondoliers race up the Grand Canal 

Hundreds enjoy colourful splendour of Venice’s Historical Regatta as costumed Gondoliers race up the Grand Canal Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the colourful Historic Regatta festival in Venice this weekend The festival dates back to the 13th century and sees dozens of boats sail up the Grand Canal  every September Gondoliers in historical costumes … Read more Hundreds enjoy Venice’s Historical Regatta as Gondoliers race up the Grand Canal 

Hundreds enjoy Venice’s Historical Regatta as Gondoliers race up the Grand Canal 

Hundreds enjoy colourful splendour of Venice’s Historical Regatta as costumed Gondoliers race up the Grand Canal Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the colourful Historic Regatta festival in Venice this weekend The festival dates back to the 13th century and sees dozens of boats sail up the Grand Canal  every September Gondoliers in historical costumes … Read more Hundreds enjoy Venice’s Historical Regatta as Gondoliers race up the Grand Canal 

Sir Frank Williams and daughter Claire to leave Formula One after this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix

Sir Frank Williams will no longer be involved in Formula One after it was announced that one of the sport’s best-known families are stepping aside. Claire Williams, who has acted as the de facto boss of the British team since 2013, revealed she will be departing her role as deputy team principal. Williams, winners of … Read more Sir Frank Williams and daughter Claire to leave Formula One after this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix

Grand Designs curved glass home that gave creator five heart bypasses goes for sale for £3.4million

An amazing modernist Grand Designs curved glass home that gave its creator five heart bypasses has went up for sale for £3.4million. The spectacular glass villa, known as ‘The Curve’, is nestled north of Brighton and boasts breathtaking views across the East Sussex countryside thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows throughout its five bedrooms.  The Curve is … Read more Grand Designs curved glass home that gave creator five heart bypasses goes for sale for £3.4million

RAY MASSEY tests the Volkswagen Grand California 680 motorhome

Planning a staycation? The Volkswagen Grand California 680 motorhome comes with everything including the kitchen sink, plus a hob, loo, shower, double bed, swivel seats, storage and picnic furniture. I tested one and, despite being seven metres long and four tonnes, it’s nimble. Powered by a 2-litre TDI engine linked to an eight-speed auto gearbox, … Read more RAY MASSEY tests the Volkswagen Grand California 680 motorhome

Give your British mini-break some real style and book a stay in one of these 14 grand houses

Whether, like Plumber Manor in Dorset, they’ve been owned by the same family for hundreds of years or are a cherished new project such as Caer Beris in Wales, manor hotels have a family at their hearts.  Packed with history, these hotels pride themselves on delightfully old-fashioned hospitality with generous meals, antique furniture, gardens to … Read more Give your British mini-break some real style and book a stay in one of these 14 grand houses