Oustau de Baumanière, Les Baux-de-Provence, France

Hotel of the week: Oustau de Baumanière

News Wed 1 Jul, AT 14:01

A hotel in Les Baux-de-Provence in the south of France seemed ‘crazy’ in 1946, but times have changed

Mark Sanford's mistress Maria Belen Chapur

First picture of Sanford’s mistress Maria revealed

News Wed 1 Jul, AT 13:44

Video footage of the woman thought to be the South Carolina Governor’s lover, Maria Belen Chapur, shows her reporting on 9/11 in New York

Eddy Shah, feudal landlord

News Wed 1 Jul, AT 13:02

The newspaper pioneer is ready to give away allotments in return for 60 per cent of the produce

Michael Martin

Martin peerage could ‘diminish’ Lords

News Wed 1 Jul, AT 12:31

The independent appointments commission urged Gordon Brown to block the former Speaker’s elevation to the House of Lords

Government nationalises National Express route

News Wed 1 Jul, AT 09:56

The beleaguered railway franchise has its East Coast Mainline taken away after it loses money on the operation

Compulsory ID cards are history

News Wed 1 Jul, AT 09:49

The Mole: Alan Johnson's decision to keep the database leaves him open to Tory attacks, says our Westminster insider

Myra Hindley; Ian Brady

Moors murder search called off

News Wed 1 Jul, AT 09:32

With no help from killer Ian Brady, police give up hope of finding the remains of Keith Bennett on Saddleworth Moor

Tesco set to bid for Northern Rock

News Wed 1 Jul, AT 09:12

The supermarket giant is said to be interested in buying the nationalised lender, as the government moves towards a sale

Michael Jackson

Motorcade for Michael Jackson

News Wed 1 Jul, AT 09:10

California police draw up plans for pop star's final journey from LA to Neverland

Karim Benzema

Man Utd set sights on Karim Benzema

News Wed 1 Jul, AT 09:00

The Old Trafford club wrap up the transfer of Antonio Valencia for £16m, then focus on capturing Lyon’s French international striker

Adil Rashid; Andrew Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff in the soup again

News Wed 1 Jul, AT 08:21

England’s star cricketer in trouble after missing pre-Ashes team-building trip