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The love that dare not speak its name, especially to the wife

'Can't wait!!' Real life David Brent signs off redundancies email with details of his holiday plans

The manager at Wigan Council also told several hundred reeling employees about his weekend at a 'punk rock festival in Blackpool'

Alastair Cook is looking forward to working with father figure on England’s forthcoming one-day tour

Don't panic! Captain Alastair Cook sets off to join Dad's army in India

Nickname he gave to the new new one-day coach Ashley Giles was born of affection and respect

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In the Madoff mould?

The fraud trial begins on Monday of Allen Stanford, the billionaire who bankrolled English cricket.

Britons' killer in Antigua prison stabbing

A man who was jailed for life after murdering a British couple on their honeymoon has stabbed another inmate in prison, police said.

EasyJet launches new route to the Canary Islands

Low-fare airline easyJet is to start services to Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands.

Parents' relief as two guilty of couple's murder in Antigua

The two men protested their innocence. They were linked to the killing by mobile-phone records and bullets that came from the same gun they used in another murder

Murder trial in Antigua

The trial of two men accused of murdering a British honeymoon couple in Antigua continued on the third anniversary of their deaths.

Guard 'asleep' during Antigua hotel attack

At least one of three security guards at an Antigua hotel where a British couple were shot dead on their honeymoon may have been asleep at the time, according to testimony in the trial of two men charged in the killing.

Pair on trial for Antigua honeymoon murders

Two men will go on trial today accused of murdering a British honeymoon couple in Antigua.

Cruises: the ultimate holiday?

Why are holidays afloat such a success story for the travel industry? Because you unpack, sit back and see the world, says Simon Calder

Travel: Deals of the week

Ryanair strands holidaymakers on 'wrong' Canary Island

Package holidaymakers today complained they had been "stranded" on the "wrong" Canary island after their low-fare airline flight was diverted due to bad weather.

Traveller's Guide To: Antigua

A Caribbean gem with beaches, cricket and luxury resorts galore, say Beth Adamson and Simon Calder
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The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?
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Attacks on the Labour leader have coalesced around a sense that he is different, weird, a man apart. But is the criticism more sinister?
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UK firm Biscuiteers is giving cookies a makeover - from advent calendars to doll's houses

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It worked with cupcakes, doughnuts and macarons so no wonder someone decided to revamp the humble biscuit
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The school in Cambridgeshire is ahead of the pack when it comes to using the latest classroom technology. Richard Garner discovers how teachers and pupils stay connected
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