How to wear it: Colour block coat

Spring has almost sprung! We show you three ways to salute the sun with a colour block coat.

ART ATTACK

Create visual interest with playful accessories and punchy patterns.

SCANDI COOL

Clean lines and crisp whites make for Nordic-inspired know-how.

PRINTS CHARMING

Feminine florals and flippy hems give this look a girlish flair.


Lifestyle

Against popular wisdom and flying a plane made from bamboo, wire and bike handlebars, a Co Antrim woman blazed a sky trail for aviation and for the independence of women, writes Bette BrowneMagnificent Lilian Bland blazed a trail for independence of women in her plane of bamboo

The epic battle for the bridge at Arnhem, as depicted in the blockbuster 'A Bridge Too Far', saw the Allies aim to end the war by Christmas 1944, but failed as a huge airborne assault force failed to take the last bridge across the Rhine. In an extract from his latest book 'A Bloody Week', Dan Harvey tells the story of one of the hundreds of brave men from Ireland who gave their all to the Allied campaignThe bridge to war: Dan Harvey's new book looks at the Irish who went a bridge too far

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