A senior executive at broadcaster Sky and his eight-year-old daughter were killed in a speedboat accident after he took control of the steering from his wife to make a sharper turn at full throttle, according to the accident investigators’ report.
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Sunday 20 February 2011
Saturday 19 February 2011
Portugal's majestic 'City of Bridges' offers formidable waterside views – and lots more to whet the appetite, writes Chris Gibson
Saturday 22 January 2011
Totally chilled: Festive ice cream flavours are on the menu this winter - including Christmas cake and stilton
Thursday 09 December 2010
As the winter chill sets in, it might seem entirely wrong to be talking about ice cream, but Robin and Caroline Weir, frozen dessert obsessives, believe wholeheartedly in eating the stuff every single day of the year. "Of course, sales go up in the summer," Robin says, "but it most definitely isn't a seasonal product. Rich ice cream is a wonderful thing to have as a dessert in even the coldest weather."
Wednesday 01 December 2010
Not to complain, but the chocolate doughnuts in the press gallery bar are the damned newfangled slim-line, low-calorie, no-grease public-health doughnuts.
Tuesday 19 October 2010
"It" curator Vlad Restoin Roitfeld isn't big on self-congratulation. "I don't celebrate if I make a big sale," he assured me at the lavish party for Mother of Pouacrus, his exhibition of hip French artist Nicolas Pol's paintings (£20k-£40k each) at London's Old Dairy, attended by the likes of Tom Ford, Christopher Kane and, er... Johnny Borrell.
Anthony Rose: 'One of the lessons we’ve learnt from the New World is to consume wine as a drink and not to hoard it'
Saturday 14 August 2010
Just about everywhere we buy our wine, we are presented with the nubile attractions of youth in wine as if there were no alternative. For obvious commercial reasons, both retailers and producers have a vested interest in wine as fmcg (fast moving consumer goods). While 87.46 per cent of all statistics may be made up on the spot, the fact that 92 per cent of all wine purchased is consumed within 48 hours of purchase has been confirmed by research by Fosters, or Treasury Wine Estates as it's now called.
Saturday 10 July 2010
Saturday 10 July 2010
Friday 19 March 2010
They couldn't get Lord Ashcroft to come in so they took it out on Hayden Phillips.
Monday 08 March 2010
Kim Cattrall and Matthew Macfadyen display an onstage chemistry that works like a volatile charm in Richard Eyre's exhilaratingly funny, expertly orchestrated and wittily designed revival of the Noël Coward comedy classic Private Lives.
Seven islands, seven landscapes: The Canary Island's busy network of ferries offers the chance to see plenty of great sea life and shore-scapes
Saturday 24 October 2009
There are two essentials to island hopping, namely islands with enough contrast to warrant a hop, and an easy means of making such a hop. These days, it's easy to take in the multiple personalities of the Canary Islands in only a few short hops by hydrofoil and high-speed ferry.
Thursday 20 August 2009
Sunday 09 August 2009
Saturday 04 July 2009
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
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