A tour of Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands
Jim White’s songs are the tip of an iceberg of painful lives he’s lived and seen. The 56-year-old Floridian is a neat man of small movements, and his music too has incremental, gentle power.
The defender scored an injury time winner
Benfica's high-energy coach will dominate touchline with wild ways when side face Chelsea
European Commission says resent rules could threaten 'financial survival' of airlines
Russian side meet Alan Pardew's team in the Europa League
The Magpies play at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium
The man who pays his way
Tim Visser has a message for those who automatically assume he will instantly provide the answer to Scotland's lingering try-scoring problems at Murrayfield on Sunday. "I'm not the saviour," said the giant Dutch-born wing, who will make his home debut for his adopted country in their opening autumn Test against the All Blacks. "I can't just score tries from nothing. I live off what other people do. It all comes from a very complete team."
Tourists visiting Amsterdam will not be banned from using the city’s famous cannabis cafes, its mayor has said. Eberhard van der Laan believes that changing the law would lead to more crime.
Maicon and Garcia also miss trip to Ajax where Mancini's side must kick-start campaign
Edinburgh is having trouble with its tourism branding. City councillors have derided the work of Marketing Edinburgh after they were presented with its new slogan: "Incredinburgh". The city was expecting a major rebrand, but Marketing Edinburgh has been forced to delay its plans, reports the Edinburgh Evening News, after officials called the proposed slogan "twee" and "appalling".
One of the UK's most wanted crimelords has been captured in Holland.
Explore Britain's green and pleasant land, then set off around the world in search of all things bright and beautiful. Cathy Packe celebrates flower power.
Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed Wayne Rooney will miss Manchester United's Europa League clash with Ajax tomorrow after picking up a throat infection.
The Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Germany and was dogged later by controversy over his Nazi-era past, died on 24 December at the age of 108. Born in the Netherlands on 5 December 1903, Heesters made his stage debut on the big stage at the Volksoper in Vienna in 1934. His career took off in Berlin where, he became a crowd favourite at the Komische Oper and Admiralspalast. He gained fame appearing in films such as Die Leuchter des Kaisers [The Emperor's Candlesticks] and Das Hofkonzert [The Court Concert].