For some language courses, a year in Paris is usual. But if you're reading Arabic, you have to travel a little further afield, as Rosie Collington found out
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Tuesday 10 December 2013
Leisure giant TUI Travel, owner of the Thomson and First Choice holiday brands, posted record profits last year as more Brits opted for its all-inclusive package holidays.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Q&A: Travel unravelled
Friday 16 August 2013
European leaders including David Cameron are holding emergency talks tonight over the escalating violence in Egypt amid fears that the bloodshed could destabilise the entire region.
Thursday 11 July 2013
Friday 05 July 2013
The country's political upheaval has driven prices high, but fundamentals underpinning black gold are weaker than ever
Wednesday 03 July 2013
As the summer hots up in Egypt, Simon Calder explains how the turmoil affects travellers
Wednesday 03 July 2013
FCO advising against travel to all regions except resorts on the Red Sea in South Sinai and those resorts on the Egyptian mainland in the Red Sea governorate
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Adel Mohammed Al-Khayat is linked to Islamic militant's Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya - the group behind the Luxor massacre
Friday 07 June 2013
Alastair Beach meets Charles Ferndale, the convicted drug-smuggler imprisoned on the banks of the Nile
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Now... Depart this month for a break in rural Portugal. Sunvil has four nights' B&B at two Pousadas (historic hotels) split between Estremoz and Alcacer do Sal, with TAP flights from Heathrow to Lisbon, car hire and one dinner for £542 per person. Sunvil.co.uk
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Foreign Office said it was 'extremely concerned' about the British sailor
Chloe Johnson death: Family of five-year-old British girl who died in a pool at in Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh resort 'angry' that more wasn't done to save her
Sunday 19 May 2013
Chloe was from Forest Hill, south London
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Attack that hit 'top militant' is most serious test yet of the Egyptian-brokered truce
Saturday 13 April 2013
Have you heard of Jazan? Nope, me neither – until this week.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
As a result of a slump in tourism on the Nile, competition for visitors’ spending has become intense
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'