Hemingway's Cuba, self-guided walking in Tuscany, Valentine's Day in France, and the seaside in East Sussex
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Friday 16 March 2012
Hot Wire opens like gangbusters with the one-two punch of "Duty to the Debtor" and "Little Man", surely the best opening ever to a Hue and Cry album; but by the end, the impact has been dissipated by a little too much polemic, a few too many languid funk moves, and a drab attempt at emulating Steely Dan.
Sunday 11 March 2012
'Sweet moment' for Cuban-born athlete as she finally tastes success for Britain in triple-jump
Friday 09 March 2012
The best way to discover more about the Caribbean's largest island is by bicycle, as a colourful circular tour from Havana reveals.
Sunday 12 February 2012
Oil, foreign investment, free enterprise, and golf courses are on their way
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Q&A: Travel unravelled
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Killing is always a serious matter. All too often, amid the glitzy gadgetry of the spy thriller, all the fast cars and sexual adventures, we lose sight of the essential seriousness of what is at stake.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
Held for a decade without charge, Shaker Aamer may die without ever seeing the evidence against him, claim his lawyers
Wednesday 11 January 2012
Tuesday 10 January 2012
A former Guantanamo Bay detainee today described being stripped, punched, humiliated, held at gunpoint and forced to watch two people being beaten to death while in American custody.
Sunday 01 January 2012
After 10 years, Shaker Aamer can see no hope of release as US President reneges on 2009 pledge
Wednesday 28 December 2011
Despite a slew of plays tackling social and political problems, drama has lost its power to make a difference. It's time for a rethink, says Tiffany Jenkins
Sunday 25 December 2011
Cuba says 38 Haitian migrants have died after a boat they were in sank off the island's eastern coast.
Friday 04 November 2011
Cuba announced yesterday that it will allow real estate to be bought and sold for the first time since the early days of the revolution, the most important reform yet in a series of free-market changes under President Raul Castro.
Saturday 03 September 2011
Tuesday 30 August 2011
Images of South America by photographer Eleanor Marriott go on display in London next month at Canning House, home of the Hispanic and Luso Brazilian Council.
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed
- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermesiter and vodka
- 4 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 5 Ferguson protests: 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein ‘arrested’ by police during St Louis demonstrations