Investigation now underway into what caused the blast at the Bahia Principe hotel
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Seven islands, seven landscapes: The Canary Island's busy network of ferries offers the chance to see plenty of great sea life and shore-scapes
Saturday 24 October 2009
There are two essentials to island hopping, namely islands with enough contrast to warrant a hop, and an easy means of making such a hop. These days, it's easy to take in the multiple personalities of the Canary Islands in only a few short hops by hydrofoil and high-speed ferry.
Saturday 10 October 2009
Today: The Sun and Snow Travel Show takes place at the New Connaught Rooms in London, 9.30am-6pm. The free show features talks, prize draws, discounts on holidays and inspiration for your next trip ( tiny.cc/f1CtM ).
Sunday 30 August 2009
Monday 03 August 2009
Strong winds fanned forest fires on the Canary Island of La Palma, and firefighters were forced to retreat as flames raged out of control near two towns.
Sunday 02 August 2009
Officials say strong winds are fanning forest fires for a second day on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma.
Friday 20 March 2009
A couple who ran a £40,000 benefits swindle while sailing the world on a luxury yacht were jailed today.
Saturday 31 January 2009
Wednesday 21 January 2009
Wednesday 07 January 2009
Racing on turf is unlikely to return until Friday, with Kelso in the Scottish Borders the current, somewhat unlikely, favourite to stage the next National Hunt racing on grass.
Friday 26 December 2008
A British woman has been beaten to death with a baseball bat on the holiday island of Tenerife.
Saturday 06 December 2008
Q We are going to Tenerife for a wedding in January and flying on a low-cost carrier. Since we are only going for a long weekend (and having experienced suitcase-in-transit-disappearance in the past) we are aiming to take hand luggage only. However, we are also travelling with our six month-old twins and this will be the first time they have been abroad. Is there any way we can avoid checking in luggage (baby-liquids and so on)? P Lawton, Northants
Friday 28 November 2008
When Manic Street Preachers' lyricist Richey Edwards disappeared from his room at the Embassy Hotel in London's Bayswater district on the night of 1 February 1995, he set in motion one of rock 'n' roll's most enduring mysteries. He had been due to fly with the band's guitarist and singer James Dean Bradfield to America the following day for promotional duties, and like the Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis, who took his own life on the eve of an American tour, he may have felt that the prospect of transatlantic success in some way compromised his artistic principles. But although his passport was found back at his apartment in Cardiff, and his car found abandoned a fortnight later at the Aust motorway services overlooking the River Severn, Edwards himself has never been seen since.
Monday 24 November 2008
Saturday 15 November 2008
Q. We are hoping to take our four-year-old son away for a pre-Christmas short break. As it will be during the week before Christmas, we don't want to fly too far. Where will we be guaranteed reasonable sunshine and some nice outdoor activities? D Elms, via email
Friday 17 October 2008
A Spanish-based airline which flew to European hotspots from UK airports airport has suspended all flights due to its "financial situation".
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