Satirical edge: Roger Law with one of his Spitting Image puppets.

From Spitting Image to ceramics

The artist behind Spitting Image, Roger Law has swapped politics for pottery and appears at York Ceramics Fair this weekend. Yvette Huddleston reports.

PIC: Simon Hulme

This rural Yorkshire idyll was scene of history-changing battle

This field of barley in the quiet North Yorkshire village of Towton, close to Tadcaster, now represents something of a rural idyll - but the tranquillity of modern times is in stark contrast to the area’s place in English history as the scene of one of the nation’s bloodiest battles.

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