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Monday 30 December 2013
Monday 30 December 2013
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Testing a skier’s limit is at the heart of plans to reverse a drop in holidaymakers
Friday 04 October 2013
Mercedes driver wants to climb a number of mountains once he has retired with an aim of tackling the biggest of them all for charity
The honeymoon is over: Jacques Henri Lartigue's intimate photographs reveal the truth behind his troubled marriage
Sunday 29 September 2013
As a new London exhibition will reveal, the famed French photographer's shots of his bohemian socialite wife lay bare the underlying truths of their tumultuous relationship
Monday 22 July 2013
Froome became the second winner from Team Sky in as many years
Saturday 20 July 2013
Leader battles against complacency with Paris in sight as Quintana closes on podium finish
Monday 24 June 2013
The three members of the British al-Hilli family were shot dead while sat in their car parked in a remote Alpine beauty spot on 5 September
Saturday 20 April 2013
Magnificent mountain biking above Cortina d'Ampezzo
Monday 15 April 2013
Leicester 35 Wasps 16
Saturday 30 March 2013
The end of the ski season is imminent ... but the snow is still falling and there are deals to be snapped up. All the below fly out from the UK in the next fortnight and get you a week on the slopes for under £400, excluding equipment and lift passes.
Monday 18 March 2013
The two were exploring a dangerous mountain trail
Sunday 17 February 2013
It's too early to say for sure, but the current ski season, now halfway through, is looking as if it will be the one that sees a return to growth in skier numbers after four seasons of decline. Specialist travel agency Ski Solutions (020-7471 7749; skisolutions.com) is among those reporting record-breaking January sales, with bookings up 23 per cent.
Sunday 03 February 2013
A drought in a resort famous for its epic snowfall. A mountain with the best steep terrain anywhere... in a heatwave. Crud, slush, mud: the life of the off-piste skier with a day job can be as frustrating as it is ruinous.
Thursday 31 January 2013
A British “seasonaire” has drowned in a swimming pool at the end of a night out in a French ski resort.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition