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One of 12 baby calves, linked to the ancient British White cattle breed, has been born at the Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of a reintroduction programme.

Highland Kings Ultra has been widely criticised after signage and waymarkers were left on its route in the days following the event

The unstoppable power and might of stormy weather can remind us of our place in the world, says Countryfile's Ellie Harrison

Now in its 15th year, the competition showcases Britain in pictures, selecting the best of British landscape photographs. This year's entries close on 5 May.

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Kingfisher guide: where to see them in the UK

Glimpse the electric blue flash of a kingfisher with our guide to this elusive river bird, including where they nest and where to find them in the countryside

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