Whether you’re trekking to Machu Picchu or taking in the sun - and football – in Rio, take your pick from these inspirational and useful reads, chosen by Stanfords, the travel information specialists
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England v Chile: Ashley Cole not an automatic choice for England now, says Roy Hodgson, with Leighton Baines pushing for place
Friday 15 November 2013
Chelsea defender under pressure from Leighton Baines for left-back spot
Thursday 14 November 2013
Ruling opens the way to millions in compensation claims
Jordan 0 Uruguay 5: Luis Suarez incensed after being adjudged to have dived in attempt to win penalty in World Cup play-off
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Was the Liverpool striker fouled? Decide for yourself by watching the video below
Cristiano Ronaldo fitness: Real Madrid forward expected to play for Portugal against Sweden and Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Wednesday 13 November 2013
The forward missed training yesterday
Saturday 09 November 2013
Coach's view: You can have all the talent and potential in the world yet struggle when your players are spread all over the globe
Friday 08 November 2013
Recent protests have on occasion turned violent and Hodgson admits it will be a main concern of the Three Lions's security team
Thursday 07 November 2013
'When we are attacked it is down to ignorance,' says father of England winger, Andros
Two British scientists on vessel held under 'ship arrest' by Venezuela in territorial dispute with Guyana
Monday 14 October 2013
Two Britons are believed to be among the crew of a seismic research vessel under effective “ship arrest” today after becoming snarled in a territorial dispute that flared over the weekend between Venezuela and neighbouring Guyana, which dates back over a 100 years to when Guyana was under British control.
Thursday 10 October 2013
Kidnapping in Caracas is one of Venezuela's top worrying problems as the capital has become increasingly dangerous. The gangs manage to abduct civilians in a strategy that lasts just seconds.
Watch a couple of examples below caught on CCTV camera:
Monday 07 October 2013
The Independent on Sunday revealed the plans which has added to talk of a rift between Fifa president Sepp Blatter and his Uefa counterpart Michel Platini
Wednesday 02 October 2013
David Cameron hailed the influence of Margaret Thatcher on his approach today as he led Conservatives in a rousing tribute to the former prime minister.
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Brendan Rodgers hailed the Liverpool duo after they scored three goals between them against Sunderland at the weekend
Sunday 29 September 2013
South Africa's storming opening half-hour created the platform for a 28-8 victory over Australia in an ill-tempered Rugby Championship clash. Although the bonus-point the hosts craved eluded them, the victory ensured that the tournament goes to the final weekend.
Thursday 26 September 2013
A slump in returns from investments such as bonds hit profits at Lloyd’s of London during the first half of the year.
Peru drug smugglers: Prosecutor to ask for a new hearing to give Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid a chance to offer more complete confession
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Guilty pleas entered by two women caught attempting to smuggle cocaine out of Peru will be contested by prosecutors who claim the pair have stuck to an “unbelievable story”.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more