Today: The Peace Bridge opens in Derry ( York Art Gallery's exhibition celebrating local hero William Etty opens ( And the summer Food Festival in the Cornish village of Stoke Climsland begins (

This week: On Friday, the Historic Dockyard Chatham hosts "Titanic Honour & Glory" in No 1 Smithery, to 30 September. The exhibition includes passengers' letters, the ship's silverware and some of the crew's possessions (

Also on Friday, the first guests will check in at the Nolitan hotel in New York, adding to the city's luxury hotel scene (

In the diary: Vietnam Airlines launches the first direct links between the UK and Vietnam this winter. Non-stop flights from Gatwick to Hanoi launch on 9 December, with Ho Chi Minh City, available from the following day ( From Heathrow, BMI launches a new route to the holy Indian city of Amritsar via Almaty in Kazakhstan, starting on 13 October (