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Sunday 27 March 2011
Saturday 26 March 2011
Saturday 12 March 2011
Sunday 20 February 2011
At least 2,000 protesters gathered in a square in Morocco's capital on Sunday to demand that King Mohammed give up some of his powers and clamp down on government corruption.
Thursday 17 February 2011
My bust-up with Prince Harry has made the minor tabloids. One of them called me “a little known American journalist”. This is what I hate about the UK. I’m better known than the guy who wrote the piece, but he has to get all snarky on me because his life is a failure.
Sunday 13 February 2011
1 France: Seven nights at the two-bedroom Hameau de Peemor Pen in Brittany costs £50 per person per night, based on four sharing, saving 40 per cent. Ferry included. Contact lagrange-holidays.co.uk.
Travel agenda: Museum of Fine Arts in Boston; La Villa in Marrakech; Ben Fogle at the Royal Geographical Society
Saturday 05 February 2011
Today: Visit the new exhibition at The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. "Cinema in the City" is a study of how cities are represented in film, from San Francisco, to Rio de Janeiro; until 27 February ( mfa.org).
Saturday 29 January 2011
Before the proliferation of riad hotels in Marrakech's medina, the go-to address in the city – for those who could afford it – was La Mamounia. This art deco landmark, opened in 1923, was as synonymous with the "red city" as the snake charmers in Djemaa El Fna square. But as the years passed, the wrinkles began to show and when the hotel closed its doors in 2006, the grand old lady of Marrakech was in dire need of cosmetic enhancement.
Sunday 23 January 2011
Sunday 23 January 2011
Saturday 13 November 2010
Monday 08 November 2010
British Airways is to start flights between Gatwick and the Moroccan city of Marrakech in direct competition with budget airlines, it was announced today.
Saturday 02 October 2010
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a long weekend in Marrakech. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling on 16 October for four nights.
Sunday 26 September 2010
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
- 1 End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
- 2 This restaurant has misunderstood the concept of 'cheese and biscuits'
- 3 Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face death penalty
- 4 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 5 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet