The country that topped a hospitality poll could teach the UK (placed 55th) a thing or two, Jenna Gottlieb discovers
Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: a family adventure in Iceland during the school half term. Prices are for four (two adults, two children). Packages include five nights' accommodation with breakfast, activities and Icelandair flights from Heathrow to Keflavik on either 16 or 17 February.
He won an Oscar for his portrayal of a brutal colonel in the SS, and now Christoph Waltz is heading to the other end of the political spectrum as he steps into the shoes of the former leader of the Soviet Union.
The man who pays his way
The London Mela is Europe's largest celebration of South Asian culture, with music, food and outdoor arts filling Gunnersbury Park.
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A cold case that's worth investigating
Alphabet Saints are singer Robert Christie and multi-instrumentalist Hamilton Lee, and Raptureland channels the spirit of early Suicide, Eno-era Roxy, Lou Reed circa Berlin and Bowie circa Station To Station.
Stoke's first Europa League tie will see them face Croatian giants Hajduk Split in the third qualifying round.
Dieter Roth is probably most famous for his artist’s books and the sculptures he fashioned from chocolate, cheese and other organic matter. But his career as an artist, composer and poet took many forms, some more conventional than others.
What to see and where to be seen
When the blood doesn't run cold
In the early Seventies, the photographer Brian Griffin began his career taking shots of businessmen for Management Today magazine. His approach, as you may deduce from the images here, was rather unconventional.
The island where continents collide is ideal territory for travellers with a taste for adventure.
The remains of chess genius Bobby Fischer are to be exhumed to determine whether he is the father of a 9-year-old girl, a lawyer representing the child and her mother said yesterday.
We’ve teamed up with Hotels.com – the world’s leading hotel booking website – to offer a weekend break for two in Iceland. Enter our prize draw and you could be the lucky winner of two nights’ B&B at the CenterHotel Plaza in Reykjavik.
Gaunt, vegan and introverted, as the lead singer of Iceland's biggest export Sigur Ros, Jon Thor Birgisson made for an oblique rock star. Now, however, as he embarks on a solo career, he says he's happier than ever...