The engine of a micro-light plane stopped mid-air near a popular beach
The landmark arches have been demolished by high tides and 70mph winds
Calling sailing elitist is a misconception Of course all sports at the highest level are expensive to compete; it costs a fortune to win the Tour de France. But in terms of grass-roots level, it's relatively inexpensive; you don't need your own dinghy, and at my local club in Lymington, local school pupils can sail for a fiver – that's comparable to any other sport.
A seven-year-old girl lost part of her finger in the attack by a shoal of the meat-eating fish
'Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in New Zealand was extraordinary'
If you’re lucky enough to be heading to warmer shores soon, a tailored pair of trunks will hide all manner of festive indulgence, says Lee Holmes
Two Britons have been arrested by anti-terror police in Kenya, according to reports.
The hollow steel fallout bunker constructed for President John F Kennedy on Peanut Island near Riviera Beach in Florida is now a museum which attracts about 12,000 visitors a year.
Students revolt over newly imposed conservative dress code
"We are an island nation..." boomed the Churchillian voiceover, thus announcing, in case the title hadn't already given it away, that The Great British Year is yet another TV programme about how great Britain is. TV schedules are currently awash with patriotically themed shows such as the BBC panel show I Love My Country, but unlike some of its ilk, this wide-ranging nature documentary had something truly worth boasting about: our magnificent weather.
British travellers might go elsewhere for superb beaches and safari locations
The man who pays his way
The Victoria Inn, Holkham
Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad succeeds on fifth attempt at crossing after she first tried in 1978
British students taking cardboard cutout of Local Communities and Government Secretary around the States