At sixteen the challenge is as much about earning life experience as anything else
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Tuesday 17 December 2013
Guilty pair Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum could apply to serve their sentences here
Tuesday 17 September 2013
The Fried Chicken Shop should really have been the worst kind of junk-food TV. Consider the concept on paper: a fly-on-the-wall camera crew pitch up for three weeks at a south London fried chicken takeaway to film the finger-lickin' goings-on of its (more often than not) loud, drunken patrons. Imagine the poetic symmetry if it were aired late on a Friday: drunk people eating a takeaway on their sofas after a night out, watching drunk people eating a takeaway in a takeaway shop after a night out.
Monday 02 September 2013
William Reid demands Spanish and British authorities investigate the circumstances of his daughter's journey from the holiday island of Ibiza
Monday 26 August 2013
Shane Knowles, Reid's ex-boyfriend, says he doubts story they were forced to carry cocaine and that they chose to of their own accord
UK pair Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid expected to plead not guilty in Peru cocaine smuggling case
Tuesday 20 August 2013
British women maintain they were forced to carry drug stash by gangsters
Saturday 17 August 2013
Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum Connolly, both 20, are accused of trying to smuggle £1.5m worth of cocaine
Travel agenda: Brazil tour; The Manor in Hertfordshire; Ibiza Rocks the Snow ski resort; Travel Safety & Survival Show; Humble Hideaway
Friday 09 August 2013
Where to go and what to know
Wednesday 07 August 2013
We're now into week two of the mid-summer period known as "the radio doldrums." If you need to know more about this annual event, may I please refer you to last week's column in which I whined at length about holidaying presenters leaving their shows in the hands of imbeciles, and about all the dreadful-sounding programmes I had declined to listen to for fear that I might slip into a radio-induced coma.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
In the next month or so, your year's worth of dissertation hell will be over. Harriet Williamson has a few ideas on how to fill your time
Saturday 15 June 2013
From cities at twilight to the Grachtenfestival
Sunday 26 May 2013
Nobody could say that David Cameron's job is easy, but the last few weeks in particular must have tested his resolve.
Saturday 25 May 2013
Saturday 18 May 2013
'Miami Beach is gorgeous and the city has such a buzz'
Thursday 28 March 2013
Alice Jones' Arts Diary
Sunday 10 February 2013
Is it pop or is it art? May Foals never be forced to decide.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 2 West poised to join forces with President Assad in face of Islamic State
- 3 Mother fed her daughter tapeworms to make her skinny for pageant
- 5 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'