Forget spray-tanned mini Kardashians, the idea behind the treatments at the spa I took my sister to is to teach teenagers about their skin, and how to be comfortable in it
Pamper yourself into blissful oblivion before the festive season arrives in this selection of the finest spas in the country
Private pools, pampering spas, and isolated villas
One of the more eye-catching deals signed before the new football season involved Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville.
Treatment of the month
The website: Historic Britain allows you to book B&Bs, hotels and holiday lets with notable character. Properties range from a 15th-century manor house B&B to an 18th-century Cotswold farmhouse (historicbritain.com).
Ivy-clad exteriors, private paths and mountain-facing rooms
The second day of action
MOD lawyers pressed on with prosecution of soldier over souvenir pistol despite medical report that could exonerate him
The BBC defended its Panorama film about North Korea as being “strongly in the public interest”. One certainly imagines a lot more members of the public were interested after the row over the methods employed in filming it, which included its excitable reporter John Sweeney growing a beard and — if you buy the line of attack mounted by academics at the London School of Economics — using innocent students as camouflage. But the question only the film itself could answer was whether it actually contained anything that would interest the public — this being the kind of country where they may let the occasional Trojan horse in but never, ever leave it unattended long enough for the occupants to climb out and get up to mischief.
We're not sure about… MIC mania
Andean-style furnishings, hot springs and private beaches
Parisian chic on Princes Street
We love... Modern nostalgia
Exfoliation is just about the only thing you can do to feel instantly better about the state of your physical being.
Whether you want gentle instruction or need a sergeant-major shouting to get you going, try an exercise break