Eleanor of Aquitaine

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Frozen (2013)

Anna sets out on a journey with an iceman, Kristoff, and his reindeer, Sven, in order to find her sister, Elsa, who with the help of her powers …

Katie Hopkins interview: 'Can you imagine the pent-up rage?'

Two million people watched Katie Hopkins' latest TV appearance last week, but I'm not sure how many of them would even recognise the woman I meet a few days later at her London hotel. The snarling aggressor we saw on Channel 5's Big Benefits Row has become a friendly Sloane who squeals "Lush!" at …

WATCH: A Death-Defying Climb To The Top Of Shanghai Tower

A pair of daredevils, a Russian and a Ukrainian, scales the as-yet-unfinished Shanghai Tower, the world's second-tallest building.<p>As Russia Today writes:<p>"Donning army camos, black hoodies and face masks, Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov evoke a Black Bloc aesthetic and an even more nonchalant …

Twitter claims Venezuela is blocking its images to stifle protests

Venezuela's government has been trying to silence protests over shortages of basic goods, and that crackdown appears to be extending into the digital realm as well. A Twitter spokesperson tells Engadget and <i>Bloomberg</i> that pictures on its social network are "currently blocked" for at least some …

Nina Persson interview: nobody’s lovefool anymore

The Cardigans' lead singer Nina Persson has made her first solo album. Neil McCormick finds out why it took her so long<p>Nina Persson of the Cardigans has made her first solo album. But first she thought of giving it all up to become a doctor. The birth of her first child Nils in 2010 and serious …

Albums

Teenager’s music collection seized for playing Adele too loudly

Court confiscates over 200 albums as punishment for playing the singer at a "prominent, intrusive and very high level"<p>A teenager has had his music …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

Five reasons to visit northern France in 2014

France’s refreshing Nord-Pas-de-Calais has been overlooked by travellers for too long. The region has embraced the jokes about chilly weather and yokel locals while quietly transforming into a world-class destination with a daring arts scene, clutch of historic sights and irresistibly rugged charm. …

19 free things to do in Singapore

Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the pressure on your wallet. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.<p>Get a taste of Peranakan history at Baba House<p>Baba House, the exquisitely …

Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

I knew my parents were going to kill themselves

For more than two decades, Tai Altman knew exactly how his parents' lives would end. When the moment came to say goodbye, knowing they were about to kill themselves, he felt surprisingly calm. They had prepared him in every possible way, he says: he knew only that he respected their decision and …