Relief at honeymoon murders verdict

The grieving parents of a British honeymoon couple shot dead on the holiday island of Antigua have spoken of their relief after two men were convicted of the murders on the third anniversary of their deaths.

Good to go: London, Mexico, Portugal

Still waiting for your Royal Wedding invitation? There's still time to be part of the action. Book a four-night stay at a Park Plaza Hotel in London from 25–28 April and you'll get a fifth night free on the ceremony day. The nightly rate is £156 per double, room only, and is valid at Park Plaza County Hall hotel (above); the Plaza on the River on the Albert Embankment; and the Westminster Bridge hotel. All are near to the parade route and Trafalgar Square, where the nuptials can be seen on a big screen. Quote "Royal" when booking.

A matter of black and white

Why should any book be segregated as 'Black Writing'? It is characters that matter, not skin colour, writes Yvvette Edwards

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Eric Clapton to sell off guitars

Music legend Eric Clapton is to sell off part of his extensive guitar collection - including one he played on stage with Cream - to raise hundreds of thousands for his rehab clinic.

24-Hour Room Service: Curtain Bluff, Antigua

It is nigh on half a century since the American horticulturist Howard Hulford took a fancy to a small promontory at the foot of the rainforest on the coast of southern Antigua. He applied to the island's planning authorities for permission to build a home. To his surprise they said no. Hulford was undeterred. "Fine, then, I'll build a hotel," he said, and did.