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Mae West: remembering Hollywood's wittiest sex goddess

"I used to be Snow White but I drifted," quipped Mae West, the Hollywood actress who is remembered for her Wildean wit as much as her flamboyant personality.<p>West was born on August 17, 1893, in New York, a place where two years ago they staged her 1928 mob melodrama Diamond Lil to honour one of the …

How to create the ultimate summer break

Lorraine Pascal, Norman Jay, Fay Weldon, Alain de Botton and others reveal the beaches, books, barbecues and bubbly you need to make your summer perfect<p>The ultimate beach holiday by Sandi Toksvig, author and presenter<p>I have a small wooden fishing boat on my desk. I keep it there to remind me when I …

Articles about 9 great bunk beds on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...<p>Looking for a more intimate yet modern travel experience? Consider booking your next stay at a bed-and-breakfast, where you can...<p>The next Step In The Evolution Of The …

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From a seaside oasis to a chic playground, the accommodations here offer something for everyone<p>From a seaside oasis to a chic playground, the accommodations here offer something for everyone

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10 Song of the Summer Contenders From Daft Punk to Ciara (VIDEO)

At summer’s midway point, Kevin Fallon ranks this year’s contenders for the season’s biggest song.<p>Each year artists hustle to deliver the song of the …

19 hotels you didn't realise were owned by celebrities

The best beach bags - in pictures

Big enough for all your beach essentials, relaxed enough for the sand and smart enough to use when you get home, these are our favourite summer beach bags

Nine in ten Britons cannot switch off on holiday

Whatever happened to the idea of switching off while on holiday?<p>According to fresh research released today, that idea is dead in the water, with some 90 per cent of British holidaymakers now spending up to four hours a day on their smartphones, tablets and other digital devices.<p>Much of this …

Bond-themed hotel stay launched in Scotland

The five-star Isle of Eriska Hotel has launched a James Bond Escape package to celebrate 50 years of the movie franchise.<p>On arrival at Edinburgh airport, budding Bonds will be given the keys to an Aston Martin DB9, along with a recommended route map, taking in Rannoch Moor and Glencoe - a location …

British tourists in Spain have been warned by officials to exercise extreme caution as a dangerous heatwave is predicted for the country. Winds from the Sahara in Africa with temperatures of 43C are expected to sweep across the country and last for

British tourists in Spain have been warned by officials to exercise extreme caution as a dangerous heatwave is predicted for the country.<p>Winds from …

August's weirdest festivals - Telegraph

The Rio 2016 Olympics: sun, sea and absolutely no swimming

The Olympic architects reveal that Rio 2016 will take over a lagoon site. But the water's too polluted to swim – and many of the city's communities do not fit into the glossy urban legacy plan<p>• What will the Rio 2016 venues look like?<p>One year after the London 2012 Olympics, the gates to the east …

The best pop-up city beaches - Telegraph

Rio 2016: the Olympic venues – artists' impressions

It's still three years away but, thanks to these new artists' impressions, you can get a sense of just how the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will look. The Olympic Park will be home to 15 venues and will sit on a triangular peninsular in the district of Barra da Tijuca, jutting out into …

Mumford & Sons: ‘We’re not the first band who went to public school’

Band say they enjoy being in America because they're 'classless' there<p>Mumford and Sons have said they get frustrated at reverse class snobbery in …