Investigation now underway into what caused the blast at the Bahia Principe hotel
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Wednesday 13 November 2013
Britain's best young hopes for success in the doublehanded Transat Jacques Vabre have become the latest victims of gear failure.
Tuesday 12 November 2013
Lalou Roucayrol and Mayeul Riffel are just short of Lisbson
Wednesday 06 November 2013
The voyage originally completed by Christopher Columbus was covered in six days 14hrs 29mins 21secs
Great getaways: Caribbean cruise, Gran Canaria, dash to Disneyland Paris and rewards for early ski bookers
Saturday 12 October 2013
Thursday 19 September 2013
Rising temperatures are forcing false widow spiders up north
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Spain's Alejandro Valverde thinks riders who fly back to their hotels by helicopter in the Tour of Spain have an unfair advantage.
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Less than £200: Make the most of your bank holiday this month, with a two-night break in Dublin. Cresta Holidays is offering the trip for £199pp, including B&B at the three-star Lansdowne Hotel and Aer Lingus flights from Heathrow on Saturday 24 August. Crestaholidays.co.uk
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Less than £200... For £189pp, Teletext Holidays has a break in Barcelona. Spend mornings admiring Gaudi's creations, afternoons on the beach, then crash out at the Tryp Apolo where two nights' room-only is included with easyJet flights from Liverpool on 13 August. Teletextholidays.co.uk
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Less than £200... Great Escapes has three-night short break in France's Champagne region for £167pp. The deal includes P&O car-ferry crossing from Dover to Calais between 28 July and 5 September, with B&B at the Novotel Tinqueux on the outskirts of Reims. Greatescapes.co.uk
Friday 05 July 2013
Thousands of holidaymakers who had paid for allocated seats on easyJet flights were told they would instead have to join a free-for all.
Sunday 21 April 2013
Magnus Olsson has died in Spain after suffering a stroke at the age of 64. He had previously survived two heart attacks, which are not thought to be connected to the stroke.
Friday 12 April 2013
A 62-year-old man arrested in connection with the alleged abduction of a three-year-old girl in the Canary Islands has been released on bail.
Thursday 11 April 2013
Police in London have arrested a man in connection with the alleged attempted abduction of a three-year-old girl in the Canary Islands.
Wednesday 10 April 2013
British police are attempting to find a man who tried to snatch a three-year-old girl from her parents in the Canary Islands.
Saturday 16 March 2013
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train