Attitudes to nudity are somewhat more relaxed in Sweden than here at home – as I found out earlier this week in Malmo.
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Sunday 03 March 2013
Cult TV series aside, Malene Birger is one of Denmark's greatest exports, and last month she celebrated ten years in business
Tuesday 19 February 2013
"If only Ida could be made happy!" says her best friend Olivia, after she has raised the subject of love. Olivia's husband pauses, then replies: "I don't think she ever will be." And why not? "Because she will never learn to seek her own happiness."
Sunday 17 February 2013
Some good news about Ireland. No, it's not that austerity seems to be working and that Dublin is regaining access to the financial markets and is now less dependent on life support from Europe. Austerity may indeed be working, but the social costs are huge and continuing, and they are falling largely on people who had nothing to do with the disaster. So any success has to be set against those costs.
Travel Agenda: California's vineyards, Val d'Isère Chalet Hotel, Chill Factore, Street Food Tasting, Kenya, multi-activity tour, Caledonian Canal
Saturday 19 January 2013
Where to go and what to know
Thursday 17 January 2013
The singer doesn't believe music and politics mix - despite rubbing shoulders with Obama at a climate change summit
Wednesday 19 December 2012
Now... For £499, there's a room at a top London hotel for New Year's Eve. The Sanderson has a package with a night's stay, champagne, admission to the "Sanderson Sessions" party with Marina and the Diamonds and brunch the next day. Morganshotelgroup.com/nye
Tips and deals of the week: Afrika Eye Film Festival, Newcastle to Copenhagan flights and Banyan Tree
Sunday 04 November 2012
Saturday 20 October 2012
Saturday 20 October 2012
Brian Holm, Cav's former HTC team director, explains how he lured Manxman to Omega outfit and claims he'll be inspired by being team-mates with old pal Tom Boonen. Alasdair Fotheringham asks the questions
Friday 19 October 2012
After making changes to please the IOC, the sport is confident of winning race to be at 2020 Games
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Cranberry juice provides no meaningful protection against cystitis, contrary to the belief of large numbers of women, say scientists.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
A look ahead to this tonight’s Champions League fixture at Farum Park
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
- 1 Marijuana use by teenagers does not result in a lower IQ or worse exam results, study finds
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 NHS staff banned from drinking tea or coffee on the job because it looks like they're not working hard enough