Lose yourself in the enchanting scenery and crystal waters of this historic chain of islands – perfect for relaxation and activity alike
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Friday 12 April 2013
There's something about the Zen-garden aspect of John Cage's music that lends itself particularly well to these interpretations by the Italian harpist Floraleda Sacchi. The instrument is especially effective in the more obviously “beautiful” pieces such as “Dream” and “In a Landscape”, where the undulating, intertwining figures have the same serene intensity as on piano, but are less overtly soothing, always poised on a sharper edge.
Friday 05 April 2013
A south London tourist board is challenging the Lake District's claim to the name. So did it bring out the poet in John Walsh
Sunday 24 February 2013
Hundreds will queue overnight to buy postcard-size artworks that could be worth tens of thousands
What To Do, See & Buy: Rob Ryan's Valentine's cards; Tate Britain's Looking at the View; Cheltenham Folk Festival; Bill+Mar
Saturday 09 February 2013
Friday 08 February 2013
London’s entrepreneurs continue to buck the economic woes of the rest of the country amid increasing demand for space, landlord Workspace said today.
Sunday 03 February 2013
A drought in a resort famous for its epic snowfall. A mountain with the best steep terrain anywhere... in a heatwave. Crud, slush, mud: the life of the off-piste skier with a day job can be as frustrating as it is ruinous.
Sunday 27 January 2013
A million anti-gay marriage postcards were handed out at Catholic masses over the weekend as the Roman Catholic Church began a last-ditch mobilisation of opposition to the equal marriage bill.
Monday 07 January 2013
“It is pretty simple, the words are like a nursery rhyme,” the enthusiastic singer encourages us, as he persuades ardent fans to join in with the night’s closing number.
Monday 07 January 2013
Just when it seemed that Swansea and Arsenal had taken the remnants of what we like to call the old glory of the FA Cup into some kind of safe-keeping, Luis Suarez popped up with a hand to play.
James Lawton: The hand of God? No, this was a diabolical act from Luis Suarez that cast a shadow over the FA Cup
Sunday 06 January 2013
Liverpool striker confirmed his status as the most brilliant but troubling enigma
Wednesday 02 January 2013
If there is one thing forever associated with New Year's Eve in New York it's the sight of a shimmering ball dropping down a 130ft pole in Times Square. The ball is reported to be some 12ft in diameter, weighing around 5kg, and is watched by millions around the country – and the world. Touching down at midnight, it signals the beginning of the new year, and has been a staple of the city's celebrations for more than a century.
Sunday 30 December 2012
'Something would always go wrong at his parties. One year something caught fire'
Saturday 15 December 2012
Key facts from the scene of the shooting at the school in the US state of Connecticut:
Britain First criticised for using actress's memory to draw attention to their 'hate-filled home page'
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Greatest mystery about the hit BBC1 show is how it continues to be made at all, writes Grace Dent
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Axe wielding man shot dead after attacking four New York policemen on busy street
- 3 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 4 Jimmy Carr's Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 5 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo