Authorities are liaising with Australian police over 14 or 15-year-old girl, who initially was believed to be of European origin
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Sunday 12 September 2010
Friends of a teenage girl who died after being found in a house with her fatally injured father said today she had been "sorting her life out" after a "tough few months".
Sunday 05 September 2010
Saturday 04 September 2010
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.
Friday 03 September 2010
He first made his name as director of low-budget horror flicks ‘Cabin Fever’ and the enormously successful ‘Hostel’ franchise, now the big influence of Eli Roth is behind other non-mainstream projects such as ‘The Last Exorcism’ – getting it straight to the top of the US charts
Saturday 24 July 2010
Somewhere in the nest of farmers' lanes beyond Bruma I lost my way, and a good shepherd put me right. Frankly, I didn't know I was lost, and equally frankly I couldn't be sure he was a shepherd, but bear with me on this one. I'd just taken the left fork, up towards a eucalyptus plantation, when this guy with a leathery face pointed back down the hill.
Sunday 18 July 2010
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Tuesday 08 June 2010
A young man from Devon is in a critical condition in hospital after falling from the third-floor window of a hostel in Rome, police have said.
Saturday 15 May 2010
A man was remanded in custody today when he appeared in court accused of murdering a man who was shot dead on the doorstep of his home.
Saturday 17 April 2010
"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.
Monday 22 March 2010
Sunday 21 March 2010
Carola Long: 'Traveller trousers are on trend but in a more sophisticated guise. Call it gap-year luxe'
Saturday 20 March 2010
With the first fresh whiff of spring something disturbing happens to my taste. One minute my wardrobe is more or less planned around clean basics with a dash of utility: pale denim, a blush-pink silk dress, heeled canvas or tan suede boots. A few blue skies later, however, and disturbing boho urges start appearing. Suddenly – whether through curiosity, desire or nostalgia I'm not sure – I'm being drawn to "traveller trousers", those patterned harem-ish pants that are popping up everywhere.
Thursday 04 March 2010
A convicted killer who murdered a teenage boy was back in court today charged with strangling another man to death.
Sunday 14 February 2010
Sunday 24 January 2010
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 A politically correct lefty goes to see Top Gear live – you'll probably believe what happened next
- 2 Woman accidentally shoots herself in the head while posing for a selfie
- 3 Isis burns woman alive for refusing to engage in 'extreme' sex act, UN says
- 5 David Starkey 'tells Amal Clooney to shut up and stop over-promoting human rights'