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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
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 Autistic teenager beaten up by bullies makes them watch 20-minute video about autism
- 2 Greece debt crisis explained: A history of just how the country landed itself in such a mess
- 3 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 4 Greek debt crisis: Yanis Varoufakis's funniest (and most memorable) quotes
- 5 Swedish minister gives strongest case yet on why EU should stop turning away asylum seekers