Travel Hungary appetite: Budapest appealed to Jenna Coleman

'I love the bars, thermal baths and laid-back feel of Budapest in summer'

Skin cancer symptoms not recognised by public, says report

People are putting themselves and their children at risk of skin cancer as research suggests that many are unable to recognise symptoms and are unaware of the dangers of sun exposure.

Una Stubbs as Mrs Alexander and Luke Treadaway as Christopher Boone

First Night: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, National Theatre

A curiously successful case of a hit novel turned into a play

All smiles as Yann Guichard and the crew of the 70-foot trimaran Spindrift cross the finish of the Krys Ocean Race from New York to Brest

Yann Guichard wins Krys Ocean Race on race debut

A fast but hard run across the Atlantic gave multihull expert Yann Guichard a debut victory as he crossed the finish line in Brest to win the Krys Ocean Race from New York in just 4d 21h 08m 37s.

Beach poise: Even by the seaside, the rules of etiquette pertain

Matt Chorley: Why can't the Brits hack it at the seaside?

Our writer fears the 'sand sandwiches' season is here again

Twig picture: Ron Mueck with his piece 'Woman with Sticks' (2008)

Sculptor who's branching out

Model-maker Ron Mueck's new show at London's Hauser & Wirth gallery features only four works, but Adrian Hamilton is still overwhelmed

Kate Humble: The dogs will have their day – until the summer

The View From Here

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<p>Ergonomically designed, with soft-touch moulded corners and feet and their padded frame has wipe-clean covers.</p>

The 10 Best travel cots

1. Mamas and Papas

£90 mamasandpapas.com

Ergonomically designed, with soft-touch moulded corners and feet and their padded frame has wipe-clean covers.

Institut Esthederm Light Self-Tanning Face Cream
£26, spacenk.co.uk

How to be beautiful: Self-tanning

The potions on our bathroom shelves provide an uncomfortably intimate map of our physical insecurities. Yet many of us are far less embarrassed by our arsenal of wrinkle creams and blemish zappers than by that lone bottle of fake tan.

Shark attack kills British groom on honeymoon in Seychelles

A British honeymooner was killed in a shark attack in the Seychelles yesterday as his new bride looked on.

Minor British Institutions: The silly season

News stories about saucily-shaped vegetables and silhouettes of religious leaders appearing on pieces of toast feature year-round, and are now much more widely circulated by the new media.

Tanning: Let the sunshine in

Tanning gets so much bad press we risk losing sight of the facts. Jane Feinmann asks: is it time we stopped being so scared of the sun?

The Blagger's Guide To...Greatest holiday reads ever

'The best novels can make you shiver in the sun'

Teenagers 'more likely to sunburn'

Teenagers and people in their 20s are more likely to get sunburned and sit out during the hottest part of the day than those who are older, research shows.

Susannah Shops: The sweet smell of Sisley

It has taken me no less than 40 years to realise what health experts have known all along: that sunscreens actually work.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee