As a Welsh hostel is awarded five stars, Simon Calder reports on a reinvention
A man who claims he was abused by the late Liberal Democrat politician Sir Cyril Smith has spoken out about the alleged ordeal - and said the Jimmy Savile affair has brought it back into the forefront of his mind.
Album chart-topper Newton Faulkner took his music to the streets as he busked to raise awareness of youth homelessness.
Touching street-life film brings a big issue to a screen near you
Evidence is mounting that thousands of children in the UK are not getting enough food to eat – and that, as financial hardship spreads, their numbers are increasing rapidly
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Having portrayed an award-winning Heathcliff, James Howson is now back on the dole
The Tory council believes he is "encouraged" here by the free food, I tell him. He looks down at his sandwich and asks softly: "What planet are they on?"
The killer of headmaster Philip Lawrence has been recalled to prison after he was arrested on suspicion of robbery, a probation boss said today.
A company director and his teenage daughter were found dying in their home the day after a family birthday party, it emerged yesterday.
In an attempt to relive my backpacking days and catch some rays, I'd decided to follow the trail of small beach resorts that dot the Mexican Pacific coast in the state of Oaxaca.
"Thanks, i'll have an orange juice." I gave this innocuous response when invited to have a drink at the opening ceremony for the Earl's Court youth hostel in London. Little did I know I would come up against a refreshingly direct example of sustainability in tourism. "I'm afraid you can't have one," the hostel manager explained. "Rather than using stuff imported from the tropics, we only serve juices made from British fruit. We've got some lovely organic apple juice from Kent, though." Not many food miles there, then.
Evictions are designed to improve South Africa's image, campaigners say
There are so many Sixties slasher homages that you almost expect Peter Cushing to appear in this old-fashioned gore fest
Arsonist lied about 'abetting suicide' of man on remand in Leeds prison four years ago