Funniest joke prize taken by 30-year-old Rob Auton – and his Chinese Wispa
Stoyan Zafirova's parents only learnt he had been run over by a car a week after the accident occurred
Judge has expressed concerns over the warrant used in his arrest
Ian Austin, a former aide to Gordon Brown, posted tweet after the Conservatives poached Barack Obama's campaign chief, Jim Messina, for the 2015 battle
From cities at twilight to the Grachtenfestival
Seven bodies recovered, two people still missing, and four injured
If you’ve been to any of the bigger tourist attractions in the capital of late, you’ll know that the ticket prices at the Tower of London are criminal and the queues at the London Eye are enough to drive anyone to murder. But there’s plenty on offer for tourists who want to something a little bit different… and a good bit darker. My book, Criminal London, a Sightseer’s Guide to a Capital of Crime, gives the low-down on the capital’s low-life.
A look at the Italian perspective ahead of tonight's Europa League tie
Former bastion of homophobia has overtaken north on equality, says Milanese newspaper
Now... See Barcelona from the striking surrounds of the Grand Hotel Central, where a luxury four-night break is offered by Kirker Holidays for £686pp with breakfast, private transfers and BA flights from Heathrow in July and August. kirkerholidays.com
Sensational claims of a plot to assassinate Pope Benedict XVI have whipped Italy into a frenzy and focused the world's attention on the poisonous atmosphere seeping through the corridors of the Holy See.
When is an ice cream not an ice cream? When it's a "gelato".
Javier Pastore would rather remain in Italy than join a Premier League team if he decides to leave Palermo this summer.
Cobbled streets, ancient palazzi and rustic restaurants are just some of Taormina's attractions. Indulge in the gelaterie or catch the opera at the Greco-Roman amphitheatre, with its views of Mount Etna. Voyages Jules Verne is offering a week-long stay at the Park Hotel Silemi (pictured) – just north of the town centre, in Letojanni – for £545 per person. Return BA flights from Gatwick on 28 August are included.