Sport Barcelona striker Neymar is helped from the pitch

The Brazil international is ruled out for up to a month

Golf: Webster left chasing shadows

Golf: Webster left chasing shadows

Air rage victim sues tour firm

A FLIGHT attendant who was allegedly attacked by a passenger plans to sue the holiday company she worked for at the time.

Golf: Olazabal takes the slow route

Even a Spanish master finds the atmosphere at the MacGregor Training Week in Spain conducive to the development of new skills.

Airport boost for Peel Holdings

RECORD NUMBERS of passengers using Liverpool Airport and the first flows of rental income from its flagship asset, the Trafford Centre retail development, which opened on 10 September, helped Peel Holdings the Manchester- based property group to increase profits by 7.5 per cent to pounds 6.25m in the six months to the end of September, in spite of a pounds 1m jump in net interest charges to pounds 16.8m.

As I walked out one Christmas morning ...

An energetic break in Andalusia - what better way to heal a broken heart? But Louise Tickle never expected to enjoy it

Minister in talks on air passengers

BRITISH AIRLINES will call for tougher penalties on dangerous passengers when the industry meets with Government later today. But it is expected to back away from plans for a blacklist of disruptive passengers, because of civil liberties issues.

Air rage suspect back in Spain

THE BRITON accused of attacking a flight attendant during a charter flight to Malaga has returned to Spain amid scenes of confusion.

Shopping with Emma Bernhardt: Latin love affair

IT'S NO surprise that Emma Bernhardt likes to buy in multiple. Inside her Portobello shop, stacks of plastic rainbow-coloured kitchenware - buckets, scourers and brushes - are piled next to hundreds of mesh bags, candles and key rings. "If I see something like a vase, I always think it would look much prettier if I had five of them, in lots of colours. I'm used to buying in bulk from wholesalers and markets in Mexico."

a short break to... Costa del Sol

It's warm, cheap, easy to get to and some of Europe's best sights are on the doorstep. No wonder it's popular, writes Jeremy Atiyah

'Passenger swore and then tried to kill me'

AN AIR STEWARDESS broke down yesterday as she described how she thought she was going to die at the hands of a drunken passenger who clubbed and then slashed her with a broken vodka bottle.

Vicious air rage attack on hostess

AN AIR hostess was last night recovering in hospital after a passenger smashed a vodka bottle over her head, then raked her body with the broken glass.

European Times: Malaga - Spain tests the common currency

I DON'T know what Ernest Hemingway would have made of it. In the courtyard of La Consula, the villa where the writer spent most of the summer of 1959 and celebrated his birthday with fireworks and a wild champagne party, hundreds of children, off school for the day, wriggled in their chairs yesterday while a man in a suit told them how good the euro was and how easy it would be when they travelled to Germany.

The mesmerising music of many faces

Flamenco refers to the popular music style that emerged around the mid-1800's in southern Spain, especially in and around the cities of Seville, Cadiz, Jerez, and Malaga. The roots of flamenco have come from many sources: Morocco, Egypt, India, Pakistan, Greece and other parts of Near and Far East.

Books: Reference books

There is too much knowledge in the world. The compilers of single- volume encyclopedias have to choose not what to put into their books, but what to leave out. And in their eagerness to include all that is worthy, they seem to omit all the peripheral material that used to make encyclopaedias (yes, we spelt them with an `a' in the middle in those days) such fine reading.

Election '97: Getaway crowd vote for the departure lounge

Democratic ennui has prompted a holiday exodus, write Lucy Ward and Jojo Moyes
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Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee
World War Z author Max Brooks honours WW1's Harlem Hellfighters in new graphic novel

Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

The author talks about race, legacy and his Will Smith film option to Tim Walker
Why the league system no longer measures up

League system no longer measures up

Jon Coles, former head of standards at the Department of Education, used to be in charge of school performance rankings. He explains how he would reform the system
Valentine's Day cards: 5 best online card shops

Don't leave it to the petrol station: The best online card shops for Valentine's Day

Can't find a card you like on the high street? Try one of these sites for individual, personalised options, whatever your taste
Diego Costa: Devil in blue who upsets defences is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

Devil in blue Costa is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

The Reds are desperately missing Luis Suarez, says Ian Herbert
Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

Former one-day coach says he will ‘observe’ their World Cup games – but ‘won’t be jumping up and down’
Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

Greece elections

In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
Holocaust Memorial Day: Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears

Holocaust Memorial Day

Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears over Europe
Fortitude and the Arctic attraction: Our fascination with the last great wilderness

Magnetic north

The Arctic has always exerted a pull, from Greek myth to new thriller Fortitude. Gerard Gilbert considers what's behind our fascination with the last great wilderness