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Everton defender Bryan Oviedo has undergone a successful operation on the double fracture to his leg.

Swine flu shutdown over as Mexico cases fall

Restaurants and cafes in Mexico City will reopen tomorrow after the country recorded a fall in the number of confirmed new cases of swine flu.

Mad Max's visit to the movies could cost him $450m

Mel Gibson's surprise red carpet appearance with his new girlfriend ups the ante in his divorce case

Mel Gibson's wife files for divorce

'Irreconcilable differences' spark legal fight for star's fortune and custody of son

Eriksson's Mexican adventure faces early end

Defeat in a crucial World Cup qualifier tonight could see the Swede sacked, writes Guy Adams in Los Angeles

Five Central American hideaways

Whether you seek a tropical beach hut or a jungle lodge, go wild at one of these rustic retreats.

Dom Joly: A fortnight in Chernobyl is my idea of a holiday

I've been looking back at my life, this past week. I'm not in therapy or anything, although hints to this effect are constantly being sprinkled all about me by the people who know me best.

The Complete Guide To: Costa Rica

The name means 'rich coast', and this stretch of Central America is just that, with hot springs and cloud forest, jungle and volcanoes. Andy Szczuka reveals a wealth of holiday options

Five places to sleep in the trees

Enjoy a bird's eye view from these luxurious woodland retreats.

Holidaymaker ends up in wrong country

A holidaymaker who booked a three-week trip said today that she ended up 1,300 miles away from her chosen destination after her travel agent mixed up her flights.

Family travel: 'Where can we see wild turtle hatchlings?'

Q. Our family would love to see turtle hatchlings in the wild. Do you have any idea of how far and when we would have to travel to be guaranteed to see them? We don't want there to be only "a good chance" of seeing them. L Baxter, via email

Jack Sargent Harris: Anthropologist and UN official who fell foul of the McCarthy hearings

In 1946, Jack Sargent Harris, the American anthropologist and former secret agent, had settled into a quiet life as Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago when he received a telephone call from his friend, the future Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr Ralph Bunche, offering him a job in New York with the newly created United Nations Division of Trusteeship, established under the UN Charter to transform and eliminate colonialism.

Climate change 'threatens biodiversity in tropics'

Climate change may soon make the tropics too hot for many native species, which will be forced to head for higher ground to escape the heat, US researchers said yesterday.

David Miliband: We badly need a treaty to control the arms trade

It is bizarre that we've treaties to stop nuclear arms, but not to stop weapons flooding into conflict zones

Mark Steel: If you don't like sport, you're wrong

One morning, after achieving four straight hours watching the Olympics, I realised it was time to stop when the commentator said, and these were the exact words: "You have to say, that is a very important moment in the history of Algerian judo."

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