Adventurers with a keen eye sight and loud vocal chords are being offered the chance to explore the Arctic with scientists, in a three week job contract as polar bear spotter.
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Wednesday 15 May 2013
Less than £200... For £199pp, Cresta Holidays is offering a three-night jaunt to Bruges this summer. The package includes accommodation at the Flanders Hotel in the heart of the city with breakfast and return Eurostar from London St Pancras on 19 August. Crestaholidays.co.uk
Saturday 11 May 2013
Take your pick of seven new properties on the Greek Islands available through Ionian Villas (01935 477196; ionian-villas.co.uk). "Artist's Villa" on Paxos, built in 2011, has three bedrooms and sits on a hilltop surrounded by olive groves overlooking Gaios port. It costs from £1,330 for a week's rental. Meanwhile, two-bedroom "Morpheus", a newly completed property on Antipaxos, is one of only four villas with swimming pools that are available to rent on the island. It costs from £1,120 for a week, including rental of a Suzuki 4x4. International travel costs are not included.
Sunday 07 April 2013
Tristan da Cunha, a British territory stranded in the South Atlantic, is having trouble recruiting a new priest
Friday 29 March 2013
Applicants should speak fluent English and Finnish, with Russian considered an additional bonus
Sunday 24 March 2013
Barentsburg in the Svalbard archipelago is a curious Soviet relic best explored by snowmobile, says Chris Leadbeater
Monday 18 March 2013
One of the experts behind the critically acclaimed documentary Frozen Planet, is in hot water in Norway over “disturbing” polar bears for another BBC show while filming them in the wild.
Sunday 17 March 2013
Invasive – and tenacious – South American shrub affecting plants and damaging sheep
Tuesday 12 March 2013
All those so-called expert predictions about Old Albion trampling all over the Kiwi colonials are looking pretty hollow now. So here we go again. England, without being cocky, arrogant or complacent, should defeat New Zealand by some distance in the second Test which begins at the Basin Reserve tomorrow.
Sunday 10 March 2013
Alejandro Betts, formerly Alexander, is the Falklands’ only ‘defector’. He tells David Usborne the referendum is pointless
Friday 01 March 2013
Amid widespread outrage, the government of the Maldives has said it is seeking to halt the public flogging of a 15-year-old girl who had been repeatedly raped by her step-father.
Friday 01 March 2013
Q. I am going to Madeira in May and would like to know the prices for eating out, and also the cost of drinks.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
At the women's T20 World Cup in India, West Indies defeated New Zealand by 48 runs yesterday.
Saturday 09 February 2013
Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. This week: a villa holiday in Provence. Prices are for two people in total, including transport from the UK and a week's self-catering villa rental starting Saturday 16 March.
Friday 08 February 2013
Australia 147 England 145 (Australia win by three runs)
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