Easter

When are the UK’s next bank holidays?
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In Depth

When are the UK’s next bank holidays?

Tourism industry requests a September bank holiday after Covid losses
31 Mar 2021
Great ape named Karen given Covid vaccine
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Tall Tales

Great ape named Karen given Covid vaccine

And other stories from the stranger side of life
5 Mar 2021
The meaning of Lent - and ten popular things to give up
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In Depth

The meaning of Lent - and ten popular things to give up

From coffee to complaining, Lent offers a unique opportunity to give up our vices
24 Feb 2020
Good Friday 2019: when is it and why is it celebrated?
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In Depth

Good Friday 2019: when is it and why is it celebrated?

Bank holiday commemorates the trial, crucifixion, death and burial of Jesus Christ
18 Apr 2019
The best luxury eggs for Easter 2019
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In Brief

The best luxury eggs for Easter 2019

Shell out on these top-of-the-range chocolate treats
3 Apr 2019
The best European holiday destinations this spring
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In Review

The best European holiday destinations this spring

From St Tropez to Mykonos here are the best luxury getaways around Europe this spring
1 Mar 2019
The best places to visit this Easter
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In Depth

The best places to visit this Easter

Take the family for an extended break this Easter with one of these luxury holidays
19 Feb 2019

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What is Maundy Thursday and how is it celebrated?
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In Brief

What is Maundy Thursday and how is it celebrated?

Diverse traditions are observed around the world to mark Easter milestone, and even the Queen gets involved
29 Mar 2018
The best luxury Easter eggs for 2017
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In Depth

The best luxury Easter eggs for 2017

From sweet treats inspired by Japanese dolls to a creation from one of the UK's top designers - this year's clutch is a feast for the eyes
12 Apr 2017
5 of the best last-minute Easter staycations
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In Depth

5 of the best last-minute Easter staycations

There's still time to book a great bank holiday getaway in the British Isles
7 Apr 2017
The Week Unwrapped podcast 13: Robots, eggs and Serbia
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In Depth

The Week Unwrapped podcast 13: Robots, eggs and Serbia

What if people vote to end democracy? Could you love a robot? Who won the war on Easter?
7 Apr 2017
Theresa May slams National Trust over 'airbrushing' Easter
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In Brief

Theresa May slams National Trust over 'airbrushing' Easter

Rebranding annual event as 'Cadbury Egg Hunt' is 'absolutely ridiculous', says Prime Minister
4 Apr 2017
Divine inspiration: Where to celebrate Easter in Europe
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In Depth

Divine inspiration: Where to celebrate Easter in Europe

Join in with traditional festivities during a seasonal sojourn to one of these colourful cities
27 Mar 2017
Kids form 'human arrow' to foil robbery
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In Brief

Kids form 'human arrow' to foil robbery

How a children's Easter egg hunt led police to a wanted man – and other tall tales
4 Apr 2016
Easter eggs: most spectacular chocolate and cake ideas
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In Brief

Easter eggs: most spectacular chocolate and cake ideas

Bakers have been sharing some weird and wonderful edible creations
24 Mar 2016
Why is Easter Sunday so early this year?
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In Depth

Why is Easter Sunday so early this year?

All the symbols and traditions that make the spring festival such a moveable feast
22 Mar 2016
Five best films to see at the cinema this Easter
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In Brief

Five best films to see at the cinema this Easter

Batman v Superman hits the big screens and Toula and Ian are back in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
16 Mar 2016
Will it snow at Easter? Forecasters take a punt
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In Brief

Will it snow at Easter? Forecasters take a punt

There is a chance that the bank holiday weekend could be a white one
4 Mar 2016
Best hot cross buns for Easter 2015
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In Review

Best hot cross buns for Easter 2015

Easter wouldn't be the same without a hot cross bun – but which ones are worth your money?
2 Apr 2015
EASTER EGGS: The best chocolate eggs of the year
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In Review

EASTER EGGS: The best chocolate eggs of the year

From supermarket bargains to a gourmet venison and chocolate egg, there's plenty on offer this Easter
1 Apr 2015
Can Liverpool take a big step towards the title at Norwich?
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In Review

Can Liverpool take a big step towards the title at Norwich?

Premier League preview: Reds set to take another three points as Arsenal face cup dress rehearsal
17 Apr 2014