Latest Celtic nation Stories

2008-08-17 18:00:14

By Petra Mann Champagne corks popped as students across Cornwall celebrated their A-level success. Nearly a third of Truro School's Upper Sixth Form achieved the top grade in every one of their exams this year.

2008-07-27 00:00:33

By Emily Dugan As David Cameron and family join the smart set on the Cornish beaches, Emily Dugan sees the other side of a community mired in deep poverty As David Camer-on arrives with his family in north Cornwall today, he will join an invading army of the well-heeled that heads down every summer to sample the white sand beaches and temperate weather in what is becoming a rich man's playground.

2008-07-20 00:00:25

T he breakfast table is a Cornish feast for the eyes and taste buds: Cornish apple juice from Duloe, soft fruit straight from the garden, scrambled Cornish eggs from Trerulefoot sit next to thick slices of smoked Cornish bacon, local sausages and hogs pudding from Launceston; the toast is lavishly spread with Cornish butter from Lostwithiel and Boddington's Cornish strawberry jam, made in Mevagissey.

2008-07-16 00:00:00

A new study has put Cornwall GPs top of the league in terms of their opening hours. According to the Department of Health, 97 per cent of all practices in the country offer extended opening hours.

2008-06-18 00:00:17

M iracle Theatre have posted a short film on their recently- revamped website, where it is possible to relive just a few of those fleeting moments of genius for which this Cornish company is renowned.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.