From hip Berlin hostels to luxury luggage and Wallace & Gromit's Thrill-o-Matic ride
26-year-old had apparently embarked on a week-long project to document the homeless population in the city’s suburbs and raise awareness of their plight
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.
Emergency calls where a hostel manager desperately tried to warn police about the condition of a seriously disturbed man were played to a court room today.
Jimmy Carlson has come a long way since he began what would turn into a 23-year descent into alcoholism and homelessness in 1973. Nearly 16 years after finally turning his life around and devoting it to help others in a similar position to that in which he found himself after leaving the Armed Forces, he has been recognised with an OBE for services to homeless people.
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
Spectacular views, a diverse arts scene and the Scottish capital's lively back streets are best enjoyed in the long summer days before the Festival hordes descend.
The urban scourge of the Eighties, homelessness is on the rise in Britain's cities once again
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.
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.
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"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