Deals of the week
Under £200... Recuperate on a UK spa break
Secret Escapes offers a range of day spa breaks in the UK. Examples include access to The Malvern Spa in Worcestershire for £65 per guest, with a 30-minute treatment, use of the spa and a light lunch between now and March, when booked by tomorrow. secretescapes.com
Ski-in living rooms, "casual luxury", affordable bases, strange spherical structures, "munchie boxes", and rooftop bars
'Time' magazine's Person of the Year appeals to believers and atheists alike with a message that could bring redemption to a troubled faith
A former quarrymen's workshop provides a cosy, characterful base for exploring the Snowdonia scenery. By Holly Williams
Wales branch played rap song that references violent prison rape and underage sex
Under £200... Cheap seats to Europe
Eurostar's usual lowest fare of £69 return to Paris, Lille, Brussels or Disneyland Paris falls to £54 for the first few weeks of 2014, for travel in a group of two, three or four. Sales open tomorrow and run until 2 December. Prices are for travel between 6 January and 12 February. eurostar.com
Ed Miliband will open a new front in his campaign over the “cost of living crisis” on Monday, pledging more help with childcare if Labour wins power.
Middle-class demand for the superfood has cultivated mockery. But there's something more vital than pride at stake
Strictly Come Dancing contestant Susanna Reid has revealed that she plans to rehearse for the show with BBC Breakfast co-presenter Bill Turnbull - behind their TV sofa.
Private pools, pampering spas, and isolated villas
The long-time manager of the women's senior team was dismissed after a poor European Championship
Adrian Chiles is returning to the BBC for the first time in three years after he quit the corporation for ITV.
Treatment of the month
BBC Radio 4 has achieved a record audience, buoyed by the success of the Today programme, but Radio 3 has suffered a drop in ratings.
Johnny Depp has said he could retire from movie-making soon and described the life of an actor as "a kind of insane option for a human being".