Hotel of the week: Gidleigh Park, Devon

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 17:23

Classic country house hotel gets the modern touch

Norway Bergen

Beautiful Bergen

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 16:01

The harbour that's more than just a gateway to the fjords

Merce Cunningham's Dance Company

US choreographer Merce Cunningham dies aged 90

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 14:54

The pioneering choreographer worked with Martha Graham and collaborated with John Cage, Andy Warhol and Radiohead

Barack Obama

Obama holidays at die-hard Republican’s mansion

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 13:38

The First Family will stay in Martha’s Vineyard at the home of William Van Devender, who bankrolled the McCain White House bid

Getting the flavour of...idyllic Sark

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 13:10

Get ready for a downshift in pace when you step ashore on Sark

Asturias, northern Spain

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 12:23

Enjoy the splendid isolation of this ancient Spanish kingdom before it is spoiled

Alberto Contador and Lance Armstrong

Contador attacks Tour teammate Armstrong

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 10:47

Tour de France winner Alberto Contador reveals that his relationship to Lance Armstrong is ‘non-existent’

Oil giant BP (British Petroleum)

BP profits slump on oil price fall

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 10:29

The oil major's earnings fall 53 per cent from the year before, with the price of oil well off its 2008 highs

London Stock Exchange

Footsie equals record trading run

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 10:26

The UK’s benchmark index equals its record of 11 consecutive rises, as last-minute buying propels it to a gain

US Marines in Afghanistan

‘Let's talk to the Taliban’: the growing debate

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 09:47

As the British Army’s month-long battle against the insurgents is deemed a success, is it time to negotiate with the Taliban?

Cricket Ian Bell

Bell confirmed to play in third Ashes Test

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 09:45

Australian legend Shane Warne has already begun sledging the England batsman, but the tourists have problems of their own