Britain

Bank holiday weekend: Last-minute ideas come rain or shine

With more than 14 million drivers expected to take to the road throughout the weekend to enjoy the the bank holiday weekend, it's still not clear whether there will be...

Lands of a Scottish legend

"Wallace made Scotland; he is Scotland: he is the symbol of all that is best and purest and truest and most heroic in our national life." with these words, R.B...

Time for tea - and cakes, too!

Quite simply, tea is our national drink, classless and timeless, and every day we drink 165 million cups of it. But 'tea' isn't just a drink: even the cricket commentators...

The world's best toy shops

Hamleys, LondonEstablished in 1760, the seven-storey toy shop on Regents Street is a treat for any family shopping day in the capital. Rocking horses, dolls and other traditional toys, educational...

Europe dons white for winter

All across Europe, from Bruges to Copenhagen to Zurich, snow and ice are the protagonists, and white is being worn by cities, towns and villages. Picturesque scenes from the fairytale...



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