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
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
- 1 Video of Irish 'professional boxer' fighting Istanbul neighbourhood goes viral in Turkey
- 2 Novel Scarlett Johansson tried to ban, Grégoire Delacourt’s The First Thing You See, to be published in UK
- 3 A pint of water every day is the key to losing weight, scientists say
- 4 Russia 'accidentally reveals' number of its soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine
- 5 Carol Vorderman reveals she is 'covered in burns' after she fell off her treadmill while running naked