The effort kicking off in Paris this week to hold the world’s nations to strict climate targets may be even more urgent than most people realize
'I don't plan a lot in life. I like to see things as a book'
The US Coast Guard lost contact with the ship on Thursday morning
Dancer Teressa Cee was swimming with dolphins when her phone dropped in the water
She is one of the richest women in Europe – and her insurers aren’t happy about her Atlantic voyage
Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad succeeds on fifth attempt at crossing after she first tried in 1978
The Welshman has been linked with Manchester United and Real Madrid
Former Open champion suffering from hamstring injury
You won't find authenticity in a model village
Coachella, the Californian music festival famous for its relentless sun, beautiful A-list guests and fondness for resurrecting dead rappers via hologram, has just announced the inaugural SS Coachella, a festival at sea.
Javier Bardem is about to play a Bond baddie, but his new documentary shows him in his true light – and it's all good, he tells Kaleem Aftab
The West Indies Cricket Board today sent their condolences to the family of batsman Runako Morton, who has been killed in a car accident.
Hurricane Irene cut power to more than a million people in Puerto Rico, downing trees and flooding streets today, and forecasters warned it could be a major storm as it threatens Florida and South Carolina by the end of the week.
The legal furore surrounding this watercolour has fascinated BBC viewers, but the story of the family it portrays is even more gripping, says Patrick Cockburn, grandson of the sitter
Sounds romantic, doesn't it, Amaranto? Somewhere between amorous and Esperanto, which is pretty apt for a low-lit, high-gloss new restaurant in an international hotel chain. But despite a setting as red and plumptiously padded as a Valentine's card, we didn't find much romance in the air in this swishy Italian newcomer on Park Lane, part of the lavishly refurbished (to the tune of £125m) Four Seasons Hotel.
Two people accused of attempting to extort $25m (£16m) from John Travolta following the death of his son are to walk free after a judge in the Bahamas dismissed the case against them, apparently at the actor's request.