Abuse of RNLI volunteers and the people they rescue is a blotch on UK society, and an example of why the charity deserves as much support as possible.

A volunteer RNLI crew

Why the England national football team has come a long way since a disastrous Euro 2016 campaign

Gareth Southgate has now led England to three international tournaments

Despite the actions of some in the streets and on social media, the English national team has done the nation proud

It was yet more penalty shootout heartache for England

The England squad at this European Championship’s have already made history; on Sunday they have the chance to make even more

Harry Kane celebrating his winner in Wednesday’s semi-final win over Denmark

Euro 2020 may have ended abruptly for Wales, but the nation’s progress on the football pitch can’t go unnoticed

Wales lost 4–0 to Denmark in the last 16 of Euro 2020

The spectre of woeful batting plagues Joe Root’s men once more

Captain Joe Root in action during the two match series against New Zealand

The European Championships this summer will be a tournament to remember, regardless of what happens on the pitch

Euro 2020 was delayed 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic


My ride up to Gwynedd on the Cambrian Coast train line


The gem on the Cambrian Coast that could be your ‘staycation’ destination this year


How one of the last battles of the First World War has gone down in US Marine history

Patrick Hollis

I am a journalist with an honours degree from Coventry University. Passionate writing about politics, culture, sport, society and more

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