Hayes murder: Man charged over body in back garden death

Image copyright Family handout Image caption Sandra Zmijan A man has been charged with murdering a woman who was assaulted with a blunt object. Sandra Zmijan’s body was found in the back garden of a…


Millionaire fights demolition of garden leisure complex

Image copyright SWNS Image caption The development includes a cinema screen with leather seats An accountant who built a leisure complex in his garden without planning permission is facing legal action after refusing to demolish…

Garden shed houses pub and Blackpool Tower model

A man has transformed his garden shed into an Irish pub with a model of Blackpool tower perched on the roof. Doug Smith has entered his elaborate ale house, called O’Smithers, into the Shed of…

HMP Hull wins award for best prison garden

Image caption The Hull garden was praised because it grows fruit and vegetables which are donated to foodbanks Inmates at HMP Hull are celebrating after the garden they tend won an award for being the…

Hatton Garden raider Daniel Jones given more jail time

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Daniel Jones was a member of the gang that stole some £14m of goods from the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit One of the ringleaders behind the Hatton Garden raid…

In Pictures: ‘Impossible garden’ of optical illusions

Image copyright Luke Jerram Image caption Artist Luke Jerram said he was “fascinated by the processes of visual perception” A giant set of optical illusions has opened to the public at the Bristol Botanical Gardens….

Blenheim Palace’s lost garden revealed by heatwave

Image copyright Blenheim Palace Image caption The parch marks have revealed “fascinating new information” about the lost formal gardens The heatwave has exposed the remains of an 18th Century “military garden” at Blenheim Palace, aerial…

The brilliant butterflies you spotted in your back garden

Image copyright Sue Bargh Image caption Sue Bargh spotted this small white on a verbena that she grew to six feet (1.8m) tall in Chester If you’re keen on pictures of butterflies, you’re in luck….

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