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
Just one day after his funeral at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, his family and friends gathered to say a final farewell to the actor and Roger Rodas
New measures for west coast come after spate of recent killings – but are slammed by environmental campaigners
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.
Beach Bum DLC pack offers new clothing, weapons and vehicles - but no word on that casino heist yet
‘Opening Soon’ sign on already in-game casino is behind the rumours
"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
'I remember long days on the beach, with seafood, surf and family time'
A 65-year-old man who pleasured himself on a Stockholm beach acquitted of sexual assault because he ‘was not targeting a specific person’
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
Jana Lutteropp, 20, had been in a "very critical condition" on life support following the attack in which she lost an arm
Forget the backpacker bunkhouses of Bondi – now you can live the coastal dream in style, says James Litston