When was Leeds Castle built and is it open to the public?

As the BBC's 'Countryfile' programme celebrates the castle's 900 anniversary here's what you need to know about the ancient stronghold and when you can go and visit. When was Leeds Castle built? A wooden structure on the island where Leeds Castle now lies was made in around 857  by a Saxon chief called Led or Leeds A castle was raised […]

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Castle approves Twiggy's $4m plan for western Sydney, with a catch

A $4 million funding boost for rugby in western Sydney is a step closer to reality after Rugby Australia gave a conditional green light to Andrew ''Twiggy'' Forrest's bid to put a World Series Rugby team in the city's west. High-level talks: Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle. A high-level meeting between Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle and her counterparts […]

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Shocking moment four people caught having ‘orgy’ in broad daylight next to Cardiff Castle as kids played nearby

Stunned onlookers watched as the amorous group brazenly enjoyed an orgy on grass at Cardiff Castle. One of the women bared all as the two couples got carried away with their x-rated display at around 5pm on Friday. A shocked witness snapped photos of the foursome's steamy sex session after mistakenly believing they were enjoying a leisurely picnic in the sunshine. […]

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Barbecues are banned at bone-dry Balmoral Castle over fire fears 

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Barbecues are banned at bone-dry Balmoral Castle over fire fears Prince Philip’s famous barbecues could become the latest victims of the heatwave. Balmoral, to where he and the Queen will retreat later this month, has banned barbies because of the dangers of fires. As blazes have been raging for more than a week on the Lancashire moors, the […]

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Calls grow for bouncy castle ban after girl, 4, dies

‘I heard a big bang and I turned around and a little girl in pink flew up and back down’: Girl, four, dies after being catapulted 20ft from exploding bouncy castle as calls grow for ban One witness said she had seen a bouncy castle ‘exploding’ in a ‘horrific’ moment Another said a ‘girl in pink’ was flung high into […]

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Castle says crowds won't drop as Sydney Sevens shifts to Spotless

Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle is adamant a location shift for next year’s Sydney Sevens from Moore Park to Sydney Olympic Park won’t affect crowd numbers or the profitability of the tournament. As revealed by Fairfax Media in March, the three-day Sydney Sevens event will be moved from Allianz Stadium to Spotless Stadium and get underway on February 1. Crowd […]

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Police clear sleeping bags of homeless in Windsor for Royal wedding

Police officers REMOVE sleeping bags and belongings of homeless people living on streets outside Windsor Castle – but promise to return them after the royal wedding Footage shows two officers taking sleeping bags and other possessions owned by the homeless living on the streets near Windsor Castle The officers ask two homeless men to pack up their items in see […]

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