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The Cameroonian scored a hat-trick against Manchester United on Sunday

The other side of Mallorca, where nightingales sing and there's not a tattooed lobster in sight

On a walking trip to the Spanish island, well away from the tourist hordes, Jeremy Laurance discovered its hidden charms

The Hedonist: Palma de Mallorca

Hedonist What to see and where to be seen

Holidays with extended families: Wish you weren't here

Quality time, free babysitting and lower costs mean more of us are holidaying with our extended families. But as Julia Webster discovers, there are downsides

Hanson leads race for Ryder Cup spot

Thirteen players are separated by only two shots at the halfway stage of the Czech Open – and they include two of the men chasing a Ryder Cup place.

William Hill stops taking bets on 2011 royal wedding

A leading bookmaker is so sure Prince William will marry Kate Middleton next year that it has stopped taking bets on a 2011 wedding.

Man fights for life after Ibiza balcony fall

A young holidaymaker is fighting for his life after he fell from a hotel balcony while on holiday in Ibiza, his family said today.

Teenager loses fight for life after fall

A teenager who fell from the seventh floor of an apartment block in Majorca has died, the Foreign Office confirmed yesterday.

Teenager dies after holiday fall

A teenager who fell from the seventh floor of an apartment block in Majorca has died, the Foreign Office confirmed today.

School holidays special: Last-minute deals

It's still not too late to bag a bargain family holiday. Sarah Barrell rounds up the best for all budgets

Hotel plunge holidaymaker 'critical'

A British teenager who tumbled more than 33ft (10m) from a hotel window while on holiday in Majorca was in a critical condition today.

Dorrans commits to West Brom as Valero leaves

West Brom have been boosted by Graham Dorrans' decision to sign a new four-year deal with the club but fellow midfielder Borja Valero will not be joining him in the Premier League after agreeing a loan switch to Villarreal.

British teenager in holiday balcony plunge

A British teenager is in hospital with serious injuries after reportedly falling seven floors from a balcony in Majorca while on holiday.

WIN! A two-night break for two in Oslo

We've teamed up with Hotels.com – the world's leading hotel booking website – to offer a two-night break for two in Oslo, Norway.

Kate Simon: If you haven't booked for summer yet, you'll pay through the nose

School is nearly out for summer and thousands of parents will be asking themselves, once again, whether they should risk a telling off from the beak and take their kids out of school early (or return them late) in an attempt to save some pennies on the annual family getaway.

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Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence – MS Swiss Corona - seven nights from £999pp
Lake Maggiore, Orta and the Matterhorn – seven nights from £899pp
Sicily – seven nights from £939pp
Pompeii, Capri and the Bay of Naples - seven nights from £799pp
Istanbul Ephesus & Troy – six nights from £859pp
Mary Rose – two nights from £319pp
Middle East crisis: We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

Now Obama has seen the next US reporter to be threatened with beheading, will he blink, asks Robert Fisk
Neanderthals lived alongside humans for centuries, latest study shows

Final resting place of our Neanderthal neighbours revealed

Bones dated to 40,000 years ago show species may have died out in Belgium species co-existed
Scottish independence: The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

Scotland’s immigrants are as passionate about the future of their adopted nation as anyone else
Britain's ugliest buildings: Which monstrosities should be nominated for the Dead Prize?

Blight club: Britain's ugliest buildings

Following the architect Cameron Sinclair's introduction of the Dead Prize, an award for ugly buildings, John Rentoul reflects on some of the biggest blots on the UK landscape
eBay's enduring appeal: Online auction site is still the UK's most popular e-commerce retailer

eBay's enduring appeal

The online auction site is still the UK's most popular e-commerce site
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey: ‘lack of ethnic minority and black faces on TV is weird’

'Lack of ethnic minority and black faces on TV is weird'

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey calls for immediate action to address the problem
Artist Olafur Eliasson's latest large-scale works are inspired by the paintings of JMW Turner

Magic circles: Artist Olafur Eliasson

Eliasson's works will go alongside a new exhibition of JMW Turner at Tate Britain. He tells Jay Merrick why the paintings of his hero are ripe for reinvention
Josephine Dickinson: 'A cochlear implant helped me to discover a new world of sound'

Josephine Dickinson: 'How I discovered a new world of sound'

After going deaf as a child, musician and poet Josephine Dickinson made do with a hearing aid for five decades. Then she had a cochlear implant - and everything changed
Greggs Google fail: Was the bakery's response to its logo mishap a stroke of marketing genius?

Greggs gives lesson in crisis management

After a mishap with their logo, high street staple Greggs went viral this week. But, as Simon Usborne discovers, their social media response was anything but half baked
Matthew McConaughey has been singing the praises of bumbags (shame he doesn't know how to wear one)

Matthew McConaughey sings the praises of bumbags

Shame he doesn't know how to wear one. Harriet Walker explains the dos and don'ts of fanny packs
7 best quadcopters and drones

Flying fun: 7 best quadcopters and drones

From state of the art devices with stabilised cameras to mini gadgets that can soar around the home, we take some flying objects for a spin
Joey Barton: ‘I’ve been guilty of getting a bit irate’

Joey Barton: ‘I’ve been guilty of getting a bit irate’

The midfielder returned to the Premier League after two years last weekend. The controversial character had much to discuss after his first game back
Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

British No 1 knows his consistency as well as his fitness needs working on as he prepares for the US Open after a ‘very, very up and down’ year
Ferguson: In the heartlands of America, a descent into madness

A descent into madness in America's heartlands

David Usborne arrived in Ferguson, Missouri to be greeted by a scene more redolent of Gaza and Afghanistan
BBC’s filming of raid at Sir Cliff’s home ‘may be result of corruption’

BBC faces corruption allegation over its Sir Cliff police raid coverage

Reporter’s relationship with police under scrutiny as DG is summoned by MPs to explain extensive live broadcast of swoop on singer’s home