What to see and where to go
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Wednesday 11 July 2012
Briton Bradley Wiggins successfully defended the yellow jersey for a third day as the Tour de France headed towards the Alps and Thomas Voeckler won the 10th stage in the Jura Mountains.
Friday 06 July 2012
Julie Meyer, the entrepreneur-turned-investor who founded the First Tuesday networking event, has raised $8.5m (£5.3m) through her Ariadne Capital vehicle.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
Less than £200... September could see you in Barcelona for two nights at the swish B-Hotel, which has a rooftop pool and bar looking down over the Placa d'Espanya, for £195pp. The deal includes BA flights departing Heathrow on 16 September. Book by 10 July. ba.com/holidays
Sunday 27 May 2012
LittleLife's new Animal Wheelie Duffles, in Ladybird and Turtle designs, will delight your little ones and nurture a sense of responsibility. The 20-litre bag has a zip top and telescopic handle; £39.99 (littlelife.co.uk).
Sunday 27 May 2012
Ride the rapids of the spectacular Tara Canyon in Montenegro on an adventure holiday that also features hiking along the Bay of Kotor.
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Now... Set off for Greece on Sunday. Ionioan Island Holidays offers seven nights' self-catering at the Stella Apartments on Lefkada for £401pp. The price includes flights from Gatwick, car hire and welcome hamper. ionianislandholidays.com
Thursday 10 May 2012
A heartbroken man who bought a holiday to Malta for his girlfriend has decided to give it away for free after they split up.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
BA Holidays has a fly-drive trip to Barcelona, with a week's car hire and flights from Heathrow in May, for £179pp. Accommodation is not included, but the package gives you the flexibility to roam the north-eastern Catalan region and book hotels along the road. Ba.com
Tuesday 08 May 2012
Each year, approximately 230,000 young people in the UK plan their gap year. If you haven’t travelled abroad for a substantial amount of time it can be a daunting task.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Tens of thousands of British holidaymakers have seen their summer travel plans wrecked by the announcement that the low-cost airline, Bmibaby, is to shut down.
Sunday 29 April 2012
Saturday 21 April 2012
British travellers to Spain risk seeing the cost of a rental car trebled by “hidden fuel charges”, researchers for Which? Travel have found.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Sydney and the Blue Mountains
Thursday 29 March 2012
According to the recent Engineering UK 2012 report the UK is going to need a few more workers with skills in science, engineering and technology over the next five to 10 years. Some two million more, in fact, based on estimates from industry skills councils, which suggests now might be a good time to consider enrolling for a science, engineering or technology (SET) degree.
Wednesday 14 March 2012
1. Travel Republic
Create your own package with this site, which allows you to pick up last-minute everything, from flights and car hire to hotels.
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
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Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
- 1 Exodus Gods and Kings: Ridley Scott never considered casting 'Mohammad so-and-so from such-and-such' in lead role
- 2 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football
- 3 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school
- 4 Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries
- 5 Michael Buerk wishes he'd killed Jimmy Savile when he had the chance - by pushing him overboard a cruise ship