Navigating the world’s greatest rivers opens up a world of fresh experiences. Here we chart a course through some of the enticing possibilities... Let’s face it, given the chance, most of us don’t shy
Flick through Jessica Chastain’s Instagram and Twitter feeds, and her constant activism can feel exhausting. One minute she’s waging a war against airlines who don’t pay air hostesses enough, the next
Once, you would hit the second half of life confident that nobody would expect you to whip your shirt off at a moment’s notice – or if you decided to disrobe at the beach, you would be afforded a degree
A man and woman in their 70s have died after the car they were in was hit by a Ford Transit van which was being pursued by police. Scotland Yard said police officers spotted a van being "driven erratically
The 2018 Oscars come in the wake of an awards season which has been dominated by the Time's Up movement, which introduced an all-black dress code at the Golden Globes and the BAFTAs. But it's back to carpet
Chelsea vs Manchester City, Carabao Cup final 2019: What time is kick-off tomorrow, what TV channel is it on and what is
What is it? It is the first major final of the domestic season as Manchester City and Chelsea meet in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley. When is it? Sunday afternoon, preceded by a huge Premier League between
Manchester United vs Liverpool, Premier League: What time is kick-off tomorrow, what TV channel is it on and what is our
What is it? Manchester United v Liverpool in the Premier League. A huge game for both sides in any season, but particularly with a resurgent United eyeing a top-four finish and Liverpool going for the
James DeGale and Chris Eubank Jr meet in a IBO super middleweight world title fight at the O2 Arena on Saturday night. The bout between the two British fighters has plenty riding on it, with DeGale admitting
James DeGale vs Chris Eubank Jr: What time is the fight tonight, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
What is it? James DeGale vs Chris Eubank Jr, a super-middleweight championship contest between the two British fighters. When is it? It will take place on Saturday February 23. What time is the fight?
France v Scotland, Six Nations 2019: What time is kick-off today, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
What is it? France vs Scotland, the first game of this weekend's Six Nations 2019 action. The match is taking place in Paris. When is it? It is on Saturday February 23. What time is kick-off? The match
Wales v England, Six Nations 2019: What time is kick-off today, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
What is it? Wales v England in the 2019 Six Nations - the game we have been waiting for. Warren Gatland vs Eddie Jones. The third installment of this year's Six Nations Championship. Both sides are unbeaten
Royal-blue sapphires and ‘pigeon’s blood’ rubies are regarded with a reverence to match their price tags. They’re rare, expensive and collectable – but wearable? Not entirely. Today’s jewellers are looking
News recently reached the Daytripping desk that a friend of the Duke of Sussex is planning to turn a small town or, truth be told, large village on the Isle of Wight into a British counterpart to St Tropez.
In his quest for authenticity, Alfonso Cuarón, the director of Roma, made a particularly unusual demand. He rented a ‘holding’ house next door to the set in Mexico City, where the cast could all live to
Five months ago, I sold a camera and equipment on eBay, for which I received £629 through PayPal. Before posting the items I received an email saying, “Hi, I’m sorry, I bought the goods as a gift to my
Every year, the website Operabase publishes a series of interesting statistics including a list of the world’s most-performed operas. Over the past decade, four titles have jostled at the top of the chart:
John Henry Newman wrote some finely comic passages in letters home from Ireland, where he set about the thankless task of setting up a university. This was in 1854, the coldest winter for 40 years. At
Keep the recipe for these galettes handy, as you can fill them with all sorts of things, including cold-smoked salmon instead of hot. SERVES 6 Prep time: 10 minutes, plus 30 minutes’ resting time ¦ time:
Traditionally served with plum compote, but at this time of year tart rhubarb is the perfect companion to the sweet pancake. SERVES 4-6 Prep time: 15 minutes ¦ Cooking time: 50 minutes INGREDIENTS For
'Eughhh!' What happened when we let Instagram's clean queens inside our writers' less than pristine homes
On Feb 7, a woman in Essex posted a picture of her living room on Instagram. It got 80,000 likes. This says something about the room, which is a sterile, silvery vision of almost supernatural cleanliness
If winter is getting you down, and you've eaten too much heavy northern European food, you may welcome this splash of brightness and colour in your diet. SERVES Four INGREDIENTS 4 or 8 boneless chicken
There have been more than 400 celebrity outfits to analyse so far this awards season, from the Golden Globes, the BAFTAs, the SAGs and more. Ahead of the Oscars fashion finale tomorrow night, here are
“If we have learnt anything over the past few months,” Dawn Hudson, the Academy’s chief executive, said earlier this week, “it is that people feel very connected to the Oscars.” For those of us on the
Men are fearless, while women are held back by a desire for perfection. So says a new book – set to be as influential as Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In – that encourages women to make braver choices (even we
Dear Richard Between my partner and me, I'm the one who drives - he doesn't even have a licence. In the past, he has read the map and we have always got along all right, although there were some tense
I could make these pancakes in my sleep. You can serve them with savoury accompaniments – bacon, sausage, toasted corn – as well. SERVES 6 (makes 12 pancakes) Prep time: 20 minutes ¦ Cooking time: 10 INGREDIENTS
Crossing the Atlantic has always carried a certain romance. It seems remarkable that only 10 years after Orville Wright took to the air for 12 seconds in 1903, the world was spurring on aviators to tackle
Scottish Power has supplied electricity since we moved here in 2012. When it decided to provide a new meter in May 2013, it found that the installed meter had not had the indoor swimming pool connected