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Friday 08 March 2013
Britain’s speed-skating team are the latest sport to try to tap into British cycling’s remarkable run of success in an attempt to win a first Olympic gold at next year’s Winter Games.
Monday 04 March 2013
68-year-old developed frostbite after taking off his gloves in temperatures of around minus 33C
Saturday 02 March 2013
Echoes of Tibet in Alpine France
Film review: Natascha Kampusch’s eight years in captivity – distilled into 111 minutes of cinematic brutality in 3096 Days
Friday 01 March 2013
Austrian schoolgirl was abducted in Vienna in 1998 and held for eight years in a cellar before she escaped in August 2006
Wednesday 27 February 2013
Less than £200... British Airways Holidays is offering skiers a week-long fly-drive to Geneva for £199pp in March. The deal includes flights from Gatwick and Avis car rental for the duration of the stay. Accommodation, skiing, lift passes and equipment is extra. Ba.com/ski
Monday 25 February 2013
Explorer pulls out of Antarctic trek attempt after training fall
Saturday 23 February 2013
A teenage girl has died after falling from a ski lift during a school trip to the Italian Alps.
Sunday 17 February 2013
I'm in the French Alps, skiing in a small British village called Val d'Isère. I suppose that technically it's French but you wouldn't know it. The place is packed with Ruperts and Tobys teaching their broods to ski so that they might better be able to network once they get their first job in banking. French is spoken here, but only if absolutely necessary and is definitely frowned upon.
Sunday 17 February 2013
It's too early to say for sure, but the current ski season, now halfway through, is looking as if it will be the one that sees a return to growth in skier numbers after four seasons of decline. Specialist travel agency Ski Solutions (020-7471 7749; skisolutions.com) is among those reporting record-breaking January sales, with bookings up 23 per cent.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
A 10-year-old British girl died after ploughing into a tree on a family skiing holiday in Austria, local police said.
'Cocaine, Bacardi and short skirts' - Andy van der Meyde's warning to Royston Drenthe about moving to Everton
Friday 08 February 2013
Former Everton player warned his countryman about the temptations on offer on Merseyside
Wednesday 06 February 2013
The American skiier lost control at the World Championships in Schladming
Tuesday 05 February 2013
American skier has been romantically linked with Tiger Woods
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.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
She did not choose bob skeleton, it was chosen for her, yet the brave Brit has medal chances at this week's World Championships
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Russian warships in English Channel 'to conduct anti-aircraft and anti-submarine military drills'
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- 4 'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes