Embrace the very latest in slope-style and stock up with great new gadgets, says Simon Munk
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Saturday 16 June 2012
There is a campaign under way to rescue the reputation of Enoch Powell, whose centenary it is today. In the Daily Mail, Powell's biographer, Simon Heffer, calls him "a man of conspicuous moral greatness". To Peter Oborne, in The Daily Telegraph, he was "a man of extraordinary integrity". The former MP Paul Goodman, on ConservativeHome, hails Powell, as "the finest political writer of my lifetime". Even Iain Duncan Smith joined in to praise him for battling against the UK's membership of the EU.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
Ben Ainslie, just as part of lining himself up for a fifth Olympic medal and a fourth consecutive gold, is in unstoppable form at the world championship regatta being staged for the Finn singlehanders in Falmouth.
Monday 07 May 2012
Police said the death toll has reached 17 from weekend flash flooding in western Nepal. Another 47 people are missing and presumed dead.
Sunday 08 April 2012
Many still missing as 80ft of snow smashes army base on Siachen Glacier near Indian border
Tuesday 06 March 2012
An avalanche at a French ski resort has been captured on camera.
Thursday 01 March 2012
Dutch prince Johan Friso has been flown from Austria to a hospital in London, nearly two weeks after a skiing accident left him with brain damage.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
The last time Britain suffered a really gruesome drought, as a myriad of "the hazy summer of '76?" articles may soon remind us, the singles chart was headed by The Wurzels. Lest the subtle, subliminal messaging in their novelty hit tempt any farmers in the rainless South, East, South-east and parts of the Midlands to race to the agricultural-hardware showroom, I offer this warning. There is minimal point in buying a brand new combine harvester, in purest farming terms at least, in the present climatic conditions.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
Monday 20 February 2012
Three people are dead and as many as eight missing after an avalanche near a Washington state ski resort.
Sunday 19 February 2012
A senior member of the Dutch royal family remains in intensive care after he sustained serious injuries in an avalanche in Austria on Friday. Doctors have described his condition as stable but still dangerous because of oxygen deprivation.
Saturday 18 February 2012
Prince Johan Friso, a prominent member of the Dutch royal family, was in a critical condition last night after being struck and buried by an avalanche while out skiing in the Austrian Alps.
Tuesday 14 February 2012
Everybody knows that Valentine's Day is a giant orgy of commercial exploitation and a cynical distraction from our romantic failures over the rest of the year. It's traumatic for those people not in relationships, and hypocritical for those people in them, who pretend they fancy their partners when what they're really thinking about in bed is the company secretary.
Sunday 12 February 2012
Officials say four more bodies have been found after an avalanche struck a mountain village in southern Kosovo, bringing the death toll to at least seven. Three people are still missing, but a 5-year-old girl was pulled alive from the snow.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Hit the lodge after a hard day's skiing, grab a beer and compare your routes and tracks with your friends using this 3D map and tracking app. When you get home, you can export the info to Google Earth.
Saturday 07 January 2012
The problem of mis-sold payment protection policies is still growing, says Neasa MacErlean
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
- 2 California man brutally beat 82-year-old Sikh grandfather he mistook for 'one of those people'
- 4 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop