Now... Mid-October is an ideal time to pick up an end-of-season bargain – such as £162 for a week's self-catering in Menorca, including Thomson flights from Gatwick on 16 October and accommodation at the Talayot Apartments in Cala'N Forcat. thomson.co.uk
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Thursday 04 October 2012
An international cyber security summit starting today will hold discussions about setting up a hotline and a code of conduct between Western countries and Russia and China when dealing with emergencies.
Thursday 16 August 2012
A 90-year-old Australian citizen cannot be extradited to Hungary to face accusations that he tortured and killed a Jewish teenager during the Second World War, Australia's highest court ruled yesterday.
Travel Agenda: Munster; Budapest; P&O Ferries; Regent's Canal; Valencia; Walker's Tuscany; Honolulu-Auckland; Turkey earthquakes
Friday 20 July 2012
Where to go and what to know
Thursday 24 May 2012
A possible bid by Scotland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland for Euro 2020 has been given a boost after UEFA president Michel Platini made it clear he would not vote for Turkey to host the tournament if Istanbul wins the contest to stage the Olympics.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Sepp Blatter's attempts to convince the sceptics that Fifa is actually making progress along its "road map" to reform were cast into further doubt yesterday when football's world governing body announced it was delaying – for another two months – the appointment of independent members to its new investigations unit
Tuesday 22 May 2012
FIFA have appointed the first female member of the world governing body's executive committee.
Travel Agenda: Star Alliance; Budapest airport; Greenland Explorer; Travel Photographer of the Year; 200th anniversary of Petra; the Sunrise Celebration; the Gili Islands
Friday 18 May 2012
Where to go and what to know
Sunday 13 May 2012
Poland provides the best-value five-star hotel accommodation, according to a survey.
Tuesday 08 May 2012
Some leading men are unhappy with the blue clay on which the Madrid Masters is being played, but Serena Williams had no complaints yesterday. "I haven't noticed a difference between the blue and the red clay," Williams said after a 6-3, 6-1 win over Elena Vesnina. "I think it's the same. It's just you don't get as dirty."
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Sari Barabas was a glamorous Hungarian coloratura soprano who, despite the interruption of the Second World War when she was in her twenties, had a long and successful career in opera and operetta. She was a member of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich for 22 years and also sang in Vienna, London and, most memorably of all, perhaps, at Glyndebourne. For five summers during the 1950s she appeared there in three different operas, delighting audiences with her grace and beauty as well as her flexible voice.
Friday 20 April 2012
Nazi-hunters from the Simon Wiesenthal Center have named 95-year-old Hungarian Laszlo Csatary as their most wanted war crimes suspect and have asked Hungary to prosecute him, an expert at the center said today.
Saturday 07 January 2012
An economic disaster may be averted, but as Tony Paterson reports, a cultural crisis looms large in Budapest
Friday 16 December 2011
Although critics in the author's native Hungary have hailed Parallel Stories as a 21st-century War and Peace, English readers are sure to be more sceptical. At 1130 densely-packed pages, it certainly has the heft of Tolstoy's masterpiece, but there the similarities end. Whereas Tolstoy created a gallery of richly drawn characters caught in the sweep of history, Peter Nadas creates a series of elusive consciousnesses floundering in the whirligig of time.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Thousands haunted by Holocaust will receive compensation, 'but it's not about the money'
Saturday 03 September 2011
The surprises came thick and fast - but variants on a theme of Lady Gaga in the style of Bach was not one we might have anticipated.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street