Time spent away from electronic gadgets can stimulate creative abilities study finds
How far would you go to prove that you had not become stuffy and predictable? That's one of the questions posed by Straight, D C Moore's entertaining rewrite of the 2009 US Indie movie, Humpday.
'Travel makes me feel optimistic, like I’m searching for something new’
Need a cheap festival pop-up? Or somewhere to be a home for the week?
Ivan Milat was jailed for seven murders. New evidence suggests he did not act alone
Starring: James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Treat Williams
In an attempt to relive my backpacking days and catch some rays, I'd decided to follow the trail of small beach resorts that dot the Mexican Pacific coast in the state of Oaxaca.
Waimea Bay's waves are legendary but yesterday brought the biggest swell in years and a dramatic surfing contest. Andy Martin reports from Hawaii
The Brooklyn experimental indie band Grizzly Bear, cut from lo-fi cloth and now lauded by rock royalty, talk to Nick Hasted about their burgeoning success, jazz – and tinned soup
Forget vampires. A raft of new werewolf films looks set to take horror to hairy new levels. It's time to stock up on the silver bullets, says Stephen Applebaum
Egypt’s playground, Sharm el Sheikh, is now emerging from the fierce heat of its summer months and getting ready for peak season.
Sunderland defender George McCartney has claimed that his team-mates were not happy working for Roy Keane after their former manager spoke for the first time about why he left the club.
In 2006, Graham Calvert bet £347,000 on the American team to win that year's Ryder Cup golf tournament – he lost. And that was just a portion of his losses. So Calvert took the extraordinary step of suing William Hill for £2m for failing in its duty of care to him. Weird as it may sound, he had a point: despite the fact that he had previously asked that the bookmaker bar him from gambling again and close his first account, William Hill was quite amenable to him opening a second one. However, the bookmaker won the court case after arguing that Calvert's addiction would have led to his financial ruin anyway, which only goes to show that the old adage is true: whatever the bet, the house always wins.
Wreckage found today in California has been identified as the aircraft piloted by adventurer Steve Fossett.
High-profile tragedies have made parents wary, but well-planned gap years are worth the risk, says Laura Jones