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‘Whether flying fish or snails, have a go’
Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: a trip to Tenerife during the February school half term. Prices are for a family of four (two adults, two children), with a week's accommodation and flights from the UK to Tenerife South on 16 or 17 February.
Bill Tarmey, who played the role of Jack Duckworth in Coronation Street for more than 30 years, has died aged 71.
Under £200... BA Holidays is having a "Go after the Games" sale. Book by 25 September for European city breaks. They range from Nice to Naples (pictured), where three nights at the Villa Capodimonte is £186pp (room only) with flights from Gatwick on 19 Oct. ba.com/holidays
Where to go and what to know
... or never knew in the first place. This beautiful patch of volcanic land welcomes visitors – but has not sold its soul
With the Patrick Moore Planetarium in Leicester inspiring a new generation of stargazers, Aaron Miller finds ways to let you get close to the wonders of our cosmos
Offering year-round spring temperatures, The Canary Islands can provide the perfect remedy to those UK winter blues, and The Independent has teamed up with The Canary Island Tourist Board and the Spanish Tourist Office to give you the chance to win a seven-night holiday for two to two of its islands.
Bradley Wiggins' build-up to the Tour de France starts in earnest tomorrow when he leads Team Sky into the Dauphiné Libéré, an eight-day stage race that takes place in the Alps.
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today, a half-term special edition: 10 companies offer up a week-long European holiday during May half term. Prices are for a family of four...
The British woman stabbed and beheaded in a shop on the island of Tenerife on Friday was named last night as Jennifer Mills-Westley, a 60-year-old grandmother.
A British woman was beheaded in a shop in Tenerife yesterday. Witnesses said a main entered a Chinese supermarket in a shopping centre in the popular resort town of Los Cristianos and stabbed and then beheaded the 62-year-old woman, believed to be an expatriate living on the island.
As a young woman Elizabeth Wynne witnessed some of the key events of the 18th century, noting meticulously in more than 40 volumes of diaries experiences from nursing Admiral Lord Nelson following the loss of his arm to the bloody aftermath of the French Revolution. But despite her remarkable life, "Betsey" was lost to history.
Most schools would expect to deal with a handful of troublesome parents at this time of year, when the exam results season understandably causes emotions to run high. But not all of them have to cope with the ire of a former England football captain.
BBC football host Gary Lineker attacked an elite British private school today for failing to get his son into university.
Previously unseen photographs charting The Beatles’ formative years will go on display at Liverpool’s Victoria Gallery & Museum next week.