Supreme Court says poll in which Mohamed Nasheed won highest number of votes suffered irregularities
Tour operators are apparently oblivious to reality
Result of the first round was overturned by the country’s Supreme Court after it was challenged by third-placed candidate
The coconut was placed near a polling booth in an alleged bid to disrupt the upcoming elections
'Flying over the islands in a tiny seaplane was gorgeous'
The political turmoil rocking the Maldives has reverberated all the way to Venice’s celebrated art show where the archipelago nation is represented by two exhibitions – an official one focussing on the danger of climate change and unofficial show highlighting political repression.
British Airways' inflight magazine was first published 40 years ago. Travel was very different then, but where will it be in four decades' time?
Campaigners target islands' tourist economy after teenage victim is ordered to be flogged
Where to go and what to know
'I like taking long road trips and stopping at a village you wouldn't normally find'
'My favourite Olympics was Barcelona – but London 2012 has overtaken it'
Islands' government wants to 'renew' its image in UK and US after months of conflict
Spains Telefónica became the first team since Steinlager 2 in 1989-90 to win the first three legs of the Volvo Ocean Race when they held off the challenge of Groupama sailing team to arrive first into the Chinese port of Sanya on Saturday.
'It's never quite as much fun without the family'
Part of the same marine mountain range as the Maldives, the little-known Lakshadweep archipelago offers idyllic scenery – minus the crowds
Less than £200... Summer flights
Spanish airline Vueling has announced it is due to start direct flights from Southampton to its main hub at Barcelona's El Prat airport from 23 June this year, just in time for the summer season. Tickets to the Catalan capital – with its vibrant Gaudi architecture, gourmet cuisine and glorious beaches – are available to book now via the website, with return fares starting at €140 (£116). Vueling.com