The fatuous talk of giving the island a Nobel Prize only distracts from the root problem
As death toll hits 298, the head of the European Commission announces £25m fund to help with refugee crisis
35-year-old detained after witnesses in refugee centre claim he was captain who started fatal fire on vessel
Italian agency conducting DNA tests to establish if new find is linked to the two people missing after the cruise ship hit rocks in January 2012
The deployment follows a spy ship sent to the region on Monday
In Syria, troops are moved to built-up areas and weapons to alternative locations
Q. I'm currently perusing holidays suitable for a family of five in mid-September: two adults, twins aged two and an eight-month-old baby. We are looking to travel independently to somewhere quiet and picturesque. A nice little beach is most important to us with safe accommodation close by. We went to Scarborough and loved it, but there is no guarantee we will get good weather. We want a flight no more than two hours with a short transfer. Name withheld, Sheffield
People who consistently eat mostly vegetables, fruit and nuts, fish and seafood and olive oil are 12 per cent less likely to develop diabetes
He faces charges of multiple manslaughter, abandoning ship and causing shipwreck off Giglio island
Sky's lead rider says he is in fantastic form for the Tour and happy pecking order debate is over
When Alan Ayckbourn’s 45th play transferred to the West End in 1993, the critics were a little underwhelmed and disappointed. It had done well in Scarborough but for some reason it failed to excite the passions of the metropolitan taste police.
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Savers in Cypriot banks will be forced to hand over up to 10 per cent of their deposits to raise about €6bn
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Are you tempted by the idea of a cruise, but wary of committing too much of the holiday budget and your annual leave to something you might not enjoy? Booking a mini-cruise of two to four nights is a low-risk way of dipping a toe in the ocean of available cruise lines and ships.
Simon Calder explores Italy's ultimate comfort-food city from a cheap, spacious base that's handy for the airport