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Monday 30 April 2012
A Cornwall seafront hotel was destroyed today by a severe fire.
Sunday 29 April 2012
High winds and driving rain have continued to batter Britain with the south suffering the worst of the April washout today.
Saturday 28 April 2012
Much of England and Wales will get a further soaking today, with strong winds and heavy downpours expected to hit tonight.
Sunday 22 April 2012
Cornwall blazes a new tourist trail this weekend with the launch of Heartlands (01209 722322; heartlandscornwall.com; admission free).
Thursday 19 April 2012
Psychological benefits may be the reason why so many people like to be beside the seaside.
Friday 13 April 2012
A mother-of-two whose boyfriend throttled her unconscious and gouged out her eyes said today he "robbed me of one of the most precious things in life".
Thursday 12 April 2012
And so the mystery is solved. After 20-plus years and more than 500 episodes, the creator of The Simpsons has finally cracked and admitted that it was Springfield, Oregon, all along. Since the very beginning, fans have speculated as to which of the 34 US towns that bear the name – not to mention the one in Essex – could claim to be "the real Springfield", home of the world's most famous yellow family. Now they know.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Not quite up to this month’s London Marathon? Try one of the shorter – or sillier – races in our selection
Friday 06 April 2012
Britain is braced for traditional April showers over the Easter holiday as rain and strong winds are predicted.
Monday 02 April 2012
A blaze tackled by around 100 firefighters that spread across five terraced houses is believed to have started in a domestic heating oil tank.
Sunday 01 April 2012
The Conservatives' smooth PR mask slipped as scandal and silliness reigned
Saturday 31 March 2012
What is happening to our country? All it takes to create mayhem is the threat of a fuel distribution strike, and you have panic buying, empty fuel stations, brawling at forecourts and harassment of fuel station staff. The strike hasn't even started!
Friday 30 March 2012
The landscape for active family holidays is a truly adventurous and wild place, a far cry from the fly-and-flop options that once characterised the average family fortnight abroad. Exploring the countryside, learning a new skill, bonding over an exciting new activity: whatever your goal, today's family trips are all about engaging your tribe.
Travel Agenda: Palazzo Margherita; Cornwall; Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art; Berlin Biennale; Amsterdam
Friday 23 March 2012
Tomorrow: Check into Francis Ford Coppola's latest hotel, Palazzo Margherita which has just opened in Italy. The film director and hotelier – who has retreats in Belize, Guatemala Argentina and the US – promises "frescos on its ceilings ... and palatial rooms" in his first European hotel (palazzomargherita.com).
Sunday 18 March 2012
It shouldn't happen to a ... village priest
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby of them all could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales