WEB SITES OF THE WEEK
Saturday 15 August 1998
The publisher of the Rough Guide series has now placed the text of around a dozen of its titles online. While it's easy to argue the Internet is no substitute for a book, the site is easy to use and an ideal first stop, if only to find out if these guides are to your taste.
If, like me, you're a soft touch when it comes to anything that barks or mews, take a look at the Battersea Dogs' Home's Web page. It's one of those things the Internet was made for, and allows you to look at some of the dogs and cats currently looking for new homes.
Film Leonardo DiCaprio hunts Tom Hardy
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Malaysia issues arrest warrant for Gordon Brown’s sister-in-law after she publishes stories on leader Najib Razak's financial affairs
- 2 Porn block in India: hundreds of sexual websites banned, internet outraged
- 3 Natalia Molchanova: World's most successful free-diver missing and feared dead after disappearing in Mediterranean
- 4 Dutch King Willem-Alexander declares the end of the welfare state
- 5 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
The Great British Bake Off, series 6, preview: The most popular show on television is back
National Geographic Traveller Photo Contest 2015 winners in pictures
US bookshop offers Go Set A Watchman refunds over false marketing as 'nice summer novel'
Sherlock season 4: Benedict Cumberbatch will be 'a lot less brattish' in Victorian special
Bollywood stars Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar enter Forbes' highest paid actors list for first time
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Chris Leslie: Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity agenda will harm the poor, says Labour shadow Chancellor
Landlords renting properties to illegal immigrants to face up to five years in prison
Jeremy Corbyn: Tony Blair could face war crimes trial over 'illegal Iraq invasion'
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'