Democracy: Whose idea was this?

People power is messy – just ask a British politician. But they're in good company. Even the Ancient Greeks who invented democracy couldn't agree on what it meant, writes Paul Vallely

The Complete Guide To: The Greek Islands

If you've seen 'Mamma Mia!' you'll know its star is Skopelos, one of Greece's many entrancing isles. From Corfu to Santorini and Mykonos, everyone has their favourite, says Simon Calder