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Wednesday 03 July 2013
FCO advising against travel to all regions except resorts on the Red Sea in South Sinai and those resorts on the Egyptian mainland in the Red Sea governorate
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Now... In July, i-escape.com is offering a week at a luxury hotel near Lucca in Tuscany for £519pp. Surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, the four-star Tenuta San Pietro offers an outdoor pool and fine Italian restaurant. Flights extra. i-escape.com
Friday 07 June 2013
Alastair Beach meets Charles Ferndale, the convicted drug-smuggler imprisoned on the banks of the Nile
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Now... Depart this month for a break in rural Portugal. Sunvil has four nights' B&B at two Pousadas (historic hotels) split between Estremoz and Alcacer do Sal, with TAP flights from Heathrow to Lisbon, car hire and one dinner for £542 per person. Sunvil.co.uk
Friday 10 May 2013
Juan Antonio Bayona (114mins)
Friday 08 March 2013
Thomas Cook, March 1873
Sunday 24 February 2013
The Devonport based ship created 3D images of the canyon, which was found after the ship left the Egyptian port of Safaga
Wednesday 13 February 2013
The former President of the Maldives has taken refuge at the Indian Embassy in Male after a court ordered his arrest.
Friday 28 December 2012
Iran's navy has begun manoeuvres in the area of the Strait of Hormuz, where one-fifth of the world's oil passes.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
A perfect opening set of five wins in his opening five races put Ian Williams and his Team GAC Pindar in a strong position for crossing the first hurdle of a place in the quarter finals of the Monsoon Cup in Malaya.
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Wednesday 07 November 2012
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Saturday 03 November 2012
Saudi Arabia and the UAE fear there may be attempts to block a vital oil supply route
Friday 26 October 2012
Discussions have taken place between British and American officials over the use of UK bases in the event of military action against Iran, Downing Street indicated today.
Sunday 15 July 2012
The publication of crime scene photographs of murdered honeymooner Michaela McAreavey's body by a Mauritian newspaper marks a new low, her family said.
Thursday 21 June 2012
A boat carrying about 200 people capsized south of Indonesia and scores were feared drowned today in an apparent attempt to reach Australia to seek asylum. Indonesian and Australian navies launched efforts to rescue survivors.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
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- 3 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 4 Julian Assange and Edward Snowden join piracy mogul Kim Dotcom’s political campaign in New Zealand