Fire, Ice and Frankfurters

First the bad news – the Principality of Sealand is on fire. The blaze apparently broke out in a generator, and a Sealander has been airlifted to hospital after attempting to tackle the blaze. Let’s hope he or she is ok and that the damage isn’t too...

Andy Townsend on Spanish regionalism

The meeting with the swanky telly people seemed to go quite well yesterday. To my immense relief, none of them wore ridiculous trendy glasses, were called anything like Tristan and didn’t use horrendous corporate language. I like them a lot. There was much talk...

70, 80, 90, phew, what a scorcher!

Horrible weather isn’t it? Well, it is for someone with cold celtic blood like me, at any rate. I’m sure I should have been an Inuit or something. It’s all I can do to stop myself climbing into the fridge until it’s cool enough to come out...

The Importance of Being Ernst

Liechtenstein was an absolute blast, it must be said. I can’t believe it was three whole years since I’d last been there, but the visit of England and their lovely supporters in 2003 was in fact the last time I’d been in Vaduz. I managed to catch up...