Almaty, Krakow, Lviv and Oslo are the others hoping to stage the games
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Saturday 16 July 2011
Every week we invite competing travel companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a 10-day trip to the Indonesian island of Bali in August. Prices are per person based on two sharing. All prices include flights departing from Heathrow and transfers.
Friday 15 July 2011
Robin van Persie believes a strong start is essential to Arsenal's hopes of success next season.
Sunday 10 July 2011
More than 20,000 people defied government warnings in Malaysia yesterstady to attend a rally calling for political reforms.
Saturday 09 July 2011
Police fired tear gas and detained hundreds of activists as more than 20,000 demonstrators massed today across Malaysia's main city demanding electoral reforms in the country's biggest political rally in years.
Friday 08 July 2011
Malaysian police say they will shut major roads and suspend public transportation into Kuala Lumpur to block a rally by opposition-backed activists.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Malaysian entrepreneur Tony Fernandes has today confirmed making an offer to buy West Ham.
Monday 09 May 2011
Saturday 07 May 2011
A 13,000-mile round-trip to South East Asia for less than a standard return rail ticket from London to Glasgow: the apparently absurd bargain flight announced yesterday shows the disarray within the aviation industry.
Saturday 16 April 2011
Each week we invite competing travel companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a 10-day break in northern Vietnam. Prices are per person, based on two people departing from Heathrow in mid-May...
Friday 15 April 2011
Rory McIlroy gave a clear demonstration today that his Masters heartache would not hang over him as he fired an eight-under-par round of 64 to join Alexander Noren at the top of the leaderboard at the Maybank Malaysia Open.
Friday 15 April 2011
Sir Frank Lampl, a Holocaust survivor and Cold War prisoner, went on to become chairman of Bovis, turning it into one of the world's leading construction companies. Lampl epitomised man's desire to survive and succeed in the face of adversity and earned a worldwide reputation as one of the industry's leading figures.
Friday 15 April 2011
Rory McIlroy unleashed one of the longest drives of his career as he made a good start to the rest of his golfing life with a first round, three-under-par 69 at the Malaysian Open yesterday.
Thursday 14 April 2011
Rory McIlroy is not having a week to remember. As he struggles to get over his disastrous final-round 80 in Augusta on Sunday he arrived in Kuala Lumpur – after sharing a flight with Charl Schwartzel – for today's Malaysian Open only to discover his clubs had not.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
A French skyscraper climber successfully scaled the world's tallest building, even navigating the tapered spire that extends beyond the top floors of the Dubai structure.
Thursday 24 February 2011
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
- 1 Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
- 2 Stamford Hill council removes 'unacceptable' posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 3 Kim Kardashian 'nude pictures' leaked on 4chan weeks after Jennifer Lawrence 'The Fappening' scandal
- 4 Alex Salmond: 'The rocks would melt with the sun before I'd ever set foot in the House of Lords'
- 5 Ice Bucket Challenge: US firefighter Tony Grider dies after participating in charity craze near power lines