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23 Feb '16, 10:53am
Barcelona is 'an unstoppable beast’
Barcelona is 'an unstoppable beast’

As the mobile elite hit Barcelona for the annual Mobile World Congress, it means bonanza for hotels.

23 Feb '16, 10:20am
The luxury hotel tainted by Fifa scandal
The luxury hotel tainted by Fifa scandal

The Baur au Lac hotel, which boasts of being 'the ultimate in comfort and privacy', has been the target of uncomfortable publicity of late.

19 Feb '16, 5:00pm
Jail where dreams were sent to die
Jail where dreams were sent to die

Jim Freeman has a glimpse of the misery and history of an 18th-century Irish prison.

19 Feb '16, 4:00pm
Tread lightly on this Italian coastline
Tread lightly on this Italian coastline

It's the end of the road for walkers on the Italian coast that captivated Byron.

19 Feb '16, 12:12am
Roman holiday with all the trimmings
Roman holiday with all the trimmings

Italy is a feast for lovers of food, culture, fashion and sightseeing.

18 Feb '16, 10:31am
The Alpine 'sink estate' on the rise
The Alpine 'sink estate' on the rise

The French resort of Flaine is a place of particularly dramatic peaks and troughs, figuratively speaking, writes Stephen Wood.

17 Feb '16, 2:00pm
What’s a gallery without its ‘living statues’?
What’s a gallery without its ‘living statues’?

London's National Gallery wants Yodas to return to a galaxy far, far away...

17 Feb '16, 10:12am
Celebrating the luck of the Irish
Celebrating the luck of the Irish

Snakes, shamrocks and three other things you didn't know about Saint Patrick.

17 Feb '16, 06:22am
Italy's swamped picturesque villages
Italy's swamped picturesque villages

Accessed by steep, winding roads, the Cinque Terre, with their brightly coloured houses, used to be a remote backwater.

16 Feb '16, 10:20am
Chaplin's World to open in Switzerland
Chaplin's World to open in Switzerland

A museum showcasing the life and works of Charlie Chaplin will finally open at his former Swiss home.

15 Feb '16, 06:30am
Pics: Road tripping through France
Pics: Road tripping through France

Two Californians, 1 500 miles, one rented VW: A long and winding road trip through central France.

13 Feb '16, 07:00am
A ski resort, but where’s the snow?
A ski resort, but where’s the snow?

France's busy little ski resort of Noeux-les-Mines is also its most unusual with no mountains and no snow.

12 Feb '16, 2:00pm
The Portuguese island with slave roots
The Portuguese island with slave roots

There are a quarter-million permanent residents here, but Madeira is still in the process of being discovered.

11 Feb '16, 2:00pm
We’ll always have Paris
We’ll always have Paris

For lovers, shoppers and gourmands who dare to go, Paris will always be Paris.

10 Feb '16, 5:00pm
The Latin city with northern soul
The Latin city with northern soul

There's a sense of misplaced northern Europe about Portugal's second-largest city, writes David Whitley.