'I burst into tears when I saw the Blue Mountains'
The ex-premier was led from his home in handcuffs in February after the discovery of the cash in a safe
Adjust your body clock and explore an exciting city en route, says Simon Calder
Half of pensioners abroad have had their pension frozen. That’s not right, they say
The first UK airline to fly the ultra-green Dreamliner plane finally took delivery of its initial aircraft today.
From hip Berlin hostels to luxury luggage and Wallace & Gromit's Thrill-o-Matic ride
The bigger picture
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
On an idyllic island marooned in the Indian Ocean, Matthew Bell is reduced to incoherent ecstasies. Modern Mauritius is that kind of place, he says
On an idyllic island marooned in the Indian Ocean, Matthew Bell is reduced to incoherent ecstacies. Modern Mauritius is that kind of place, he says
From its floating spa to the moated restaurant, this temple-like hotel offers a blissful break from reality, says Adrian Mourby
The killing of an Irish teacher on her honeymoon shocked the world, but not those who know Mauritius well
Skin tissue found under the fingernails of strangled honeymooner Michaela McAreavey could prove crucial to the police case against the three men charged in connection with her murder.
'We agree on a lot of things, but Tim is wrapped up in his head and I'm a bit more earthy'
Dame Judi Dench leads fight for government action after research shows 40 per cent of youngsters are exposed to smoke