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….

Stockport woman admits killing dad and burying body in garden

Image copyright Christopher Furlong/ Getty Image caption Police and forensic officers pictured at the scene of the discovery in January A woman has admitted killing her father 12 years ago and burying his body in…

‘Thousands of bees filled our garden’

A couple have described the “educational if scary” moment thousands of bees filled their garden early on Saturday morning. Brian and Kathryn Yates from Liverpool told the BBC they are feeling fine but shocked after…

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