Grace Dent has found herself staring in confusion at the possibilities for last-minute sunny breaks
Everton furiously rejected United's approaches for the England defender last summer and hope to tie down his future after a breakthrough in negotiations
Italy says man arrested in west London after 20 years on the run was a key player in Sicily’s Cosa Nostra
Q Do you know if I need six months on my son's passport when we travel to Tenerife? We are going in August and his passport runs out in October.
Coronation Street actress Liz Dawn who became a household name as Vera Duckworth has suffered a heart attack, it has been reported.
Brit 'despises' the Giro as it's so crazy – and that's why he wants to win it so badly
Nowadays the primary satisfaction of a good meal seems to be sharing it online
Much of the work of the Argentinean photographer Seba Kurtis has been about the social and cultural effects of economic migration, and is informed by his personal experience of being an illegal immigrant.
‘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.