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Fashion and beauty secrets of a 2,500 year old Siberian 'princess' from her permafrost burial chamber

'Goodbye... 'Reconstruction of a burial scene of Ukok Princess, with both women dressed in traditional Pazyryk clothes. All drawings, here and below, …

King Richard III: scientists pinpoint fatal blow to skull

Scientists at the University of Leicester discover the fatal blow to King Richard III's skull, which was most likely caused from a sword or spike<p>Scientists believe they have determined the blow that killed <b>King Richard III</b> in battle after analysing his skull.<p>A forensic examination of the skull by …

A Casual Review of the Fujifilm X100T

For the last 21 days I have been in Japan putting Fujifilm’s new X100T through its paces.<p>This review will not cover every technical aspect of the …

Canon Unveils the M3: A 24.2MP Mirrorless That Feels More Like a DSLR in a Compact’s Body

As the rumors foretold, Canon updated its M mirrorless line with a new camera today. The M3 is a 24.2MP mirrorless camera that introduces a new …

Think to summer and plant bare-root peonies and roses

This time of year is ideal for planning and planting one of my favourite summer combinations, peonies and roses. We are in the middle of bare-root planting season and I still favour bare-root roses because they romp into growth. Bare-root plants (of peonies too) are available now until the …

Cut Flowers

Mongolian scientists study 200-year-old mummified monk who is 'still alive’

Two-centuries-old body discovered last week, covered in cattle skin, in Ulan Bator is in meditative trance, according to some Buddhist experts<p>Scientists in Mongolia are examining a 200-year mummified monk who some Buddhists believe is still alive because he is in a deep meditative trance.<p>The …

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Will Self: take to the city streets for a walking adventure

Cities provide walkers with an urban gateway to the fascinating and surreal – plus excellent coffee en route • Full details of our 20 great city walks, with maps • Or head to the country on one of our 20 rural walks<p>If you believe the statistics, by the middle of this century no one – and I mean no …

Natural Beauty

Great city walks: Blackheath and Greenwich, London

<b>Distance</b> 3.5 miles/5.6km<b><br>Typical duration</b> 1 hour 45 mins<b><br>Start and finish</b> Start at Lewisham national rail and DLR station and finish at Cutty Sark DLR station<b><br>Start postcod</b><b>e</b> SE13 7RY<b><br>Step-by-step details and maps</b> ramblers.org.uk/blackheathroute<p>In a nutshell<p>This linear walk showcases a truly beautiful …

England

Great city walks: Pimlico, London

<b>Distance</b> 2.2 miles/3.6 km<b><br>Typical duration</b> 1 hour<b><br>Start and finish</b> Vauxhall underground station<b><br>Start postcode</b> SW8 2LR<b><br>Step-by-step details and maps</b> ramblers.org.uk/pimlico<p>In a nutshell<p>This charming, short circular walk introduces you to parts of London that are often overlooked but well worth …

England

Best hotels in central London

Victoria, London, England<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Quite simply one of London’s finest hotels. The architecture — all meticulous scrollwork and thea...<p>Belgravia, London, England<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>A favourite of dowager duchesses, lords, ladies and assorted gentlefolk; the Middleton family …

Readers' travel tips: Croatian islands and coast

<b>Winning tip:</b> <b>Stupe island, near Korcula</b><p>Escape the cruise ship hordes in Korcula town by heading out to peaceful Stupe island. This tiny outcrop in the Adriatic has a small beach, superb snorkelling and a family-run shack serving fresh fish. The kitchen is built into the rock, and wooden tables …

Great city walks: Bristol

<b>Distance</b> 2.8 miles/4.5 km<b><br>Typical duration</b> 1 hour 35 minutes<b><br>Start and finish</b> YHA Bristol<b><br>Start postcode</b> BS1 4QA<b><br>Step-by-step details and maps</b> ramblers.org.uk/bristoltour<p>In a nutshell<p>If you’ve not visited Bristol, this short route is a great introduction. It’s a walk of contrasts, taking you past old …

European Travel

24 Hours In Havana, Cuba

<i>"You have to go to Cuba NOW before it's too late!"</i><p>They were the words that rung out as I waited outside Havana airport in the pouring rain, unable to …

The most romantic Amsterdam hotels

The top romantic hotels in Amsterdam, featuring the best for canal views, period charm, cosy restaurants and decadent bars, in locations including Seven Bridges, Prinsengracht and De Pijp.<p>Hotel Estherea<p>Amsterdam, Netherlands<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>An eccentric charm, created by décor that manages …

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Laura Marling – in pictures

Laura Marling photographed at home in Los Angeles, shortly before she returned to Britain. By Patrick Fraser

Los Angeles

Slide Show: Rocks, Paper, Sinners

Near a private service road in Arizona’s Petrified Forest National Park sits a pile of rocks. It is not an official attraction, nor is it marked on any map. About the size of a pickup truck, it is a jumble of chunks of petrified wood, the fossils of trees that fell more than two hundred million …

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A Homeless Man Read His Only Book Over And Over, So A Compassionate Stranger Gave Him A Kindle

A homeless man is pursuing his love of reading thanks to a good Samaritan.<p>Last week, a San Diego man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he frequently passed a homeless man named Paul on the street. The man noticed that Paul had been reading an old, worn book …

This time tomorrow night, our Werner Herzog season continues with stunning horror remake Nosferatu The Vampyre. http://t.co/5eJjSle0uq

Budget travel: a penny-pincher’s guide to Paris

It's no secret that Paris, by its very nature as a capital, can be pricey and often stars on the 'World's Most Expensive Cities' lists. But with savvy planning and know-how, you can indulge in the city without blowing the budget.<p>Sleep cheaply in historic mansions, fill up on gourmet cuisine, …

Great country walks: Cromer, Norfolk

The Norfolk Coast Path provides a treat for birdwatchers at the Cley Marshes nature reserve<p><b>Category</b> Easy<b><br>Difficulty</b> 13.6 miles/21.9km<b><br>Typical duration</b> 6 hours 30 minutes<b><br>Start and finish</b> Cromer to Cley next the Sea<b><br>Map</b> OS Landranger 133<b><br>Step-by-step details and maps</b> ramblers.org.uk/cromer<p>In a …

Scotland

Great country walks: Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland

<b>Difficulty</b> Challenging<b><br>Distance</b> 5.2 miles/8.2km<b><br>Typical duratio</b><b>n</b> 3 hours 30 minutes<b><br>Start and finish</b> Housesteads National Trust Visitor Centre<b><br>Map</b> OS Explorer OL43<b><br>Step-by-step details and maps</b> ramblers.org.uk/hadrianswallroute<p>In a nutshell<p>Showcasing the most dramatic stretch of Hadrian’s Wall, the most …

Scotland

Time well spent: where to shop in Paris

Shopping in Paris has been a grandiose affair since the 19th century when its famous <i>grands magasins</i> (department stores) opened on the grand boulevards. But what makes it so grand today is its brilliant mix of big stores, markets and boutiques specialising in everything from porcelain cats and …

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France's best walking tours

We've said it before: there are few more enjoyable ways of seeing France than on a walking holiday.<p>Here, we have highlighted our experts' favourite tour options, as well as itineraries flagged by our recommended tour operators.<p><b>Our experts’ picks (taken from our 10 best activity holidays in</b> …

Walking Tours

Airbnb's latest listing: sleep in a Courchevel cable car

For most people, the prospect of spending a night in a cable car is the stuff of nightmares. The team at Courchevel ski resort in France, however, begs to differ: they are offering the chance to win a night’s stay in one of their cable cars, the Saulire gondola, through the website Airbnb.<p>The cable …

Skiing

Levison Wood's Stockholm: My Kind of Town

<b>Why Stockholm?</b><p>I’m attracted to its peacefulness and serenity. Despite being a capital city it doesn’t feel hectic – I think that says something about the Swedish mentality. I like how it’s filled with canals and inlets. The city feels like it’s part of the water.<p><b>Anything special I should pack?</b><p>In …