Socialites’ endless summer! As Britons go back to work and school, blue-blooded aristocrats including Belvoir Castle’s Lady Violet Manners are STILL living the high life on lavish holidays

Jade Hallyday, the adopted daughter of French Elvis Johnny Hallyday, who passed away in 2017 from lung cancer, was making the most of her last day in St Barthélemy, where she spent most of the summer with her mother Laeticia and friends

Labor Day weekend saw protests across the country as summer nears its end

Portland has had a tumultuous week, capping off a summer of protests and, at times, rioting. Last Saturday, a supporter of a right-wing group was shot and killed in Portland during a day of clashes between pro-Trump groups and left-wing protesters. On Thursday night, authorities then shot and killed the man suspected in that murder […]

Songs of the Summer 2020: Staff Picks

“From the lyrics that mention summer no fewer than four times to the languid, woozy feel of the song, ‘Watermelon Sugar’ provided the perfect respite from a summer that most of us would rather forget. Add in a mouth-watering video that not only brought the beach into the viewer’s living room but took eating watermelon […]

Lily Allen shares rare video of her daughters dancing with new stepdad David Harbour on holiday before Vegas wedding

The pair married at St James’ Church in Cranham, Gloucester in the summer of 2011, with the pair welcoming their second child Marnie Rose later that year.

Celebs craving a tan and tequila jet off on holiday after lockdown – from Love Island girls in Ibiza to Demi Rose

The MIC reality star is in Spain with boyfriend Sam Thompson and captioned the pose: “Island girl.”

Last minute UK breaks this weekend to take advantage of mini heatwave – from £5pp a night

One night at Britannia Hotels – from £29 per night One night at Premier Inn seaside hotels – from £29 per night One night at UK hotel with – from £40 per night Three nights with Pontins – from £59 Three nights in UK cottages and apartments with Snaptrip – from £149 Three nights […]

The Latest: South Korea stays in downward infection trend

New York City Transit interim President Sarah Feinberg says compliance with New York’s mask requirement is “very high” on public transit at a time when ridership is picking up. But Feinberg says some passengers refuse to wear a mask even when offered one by a transit worker.

Take it Easy: How AR Rahman’s ‘Urvasi’ influenced, and a generation of Chennaiites

That sound he has created for Mani Ratnam over the years is indeed unique and precious, but then, what do we say of his collaboration with Shankar? If Mani Ratnam forced Rahman to introspect and delve deeper into himself, Shankar got him out of his shell and made him do “young things” that he otherwise […]

Coronavirus digest: Germany warns over rapid vaccine approvals

Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism German government extends worldwide travel ban The beaches of the world people dream of, like here on Ko Phi Phi in Thailand, will have to do without German tourists. The German government has extended the travel warning for tourists due to the coronavirus pandemic for more than 160 countries outside […]

Iguazú Falls and beyond

Emilio also fills me in on some of the history that makes this particular lodge stand out. In the 1940s, there was a whole town here, set up and run by the Bembergs, then one of the richest families in the land. They brought the first electricity and postal service to the region, yet sold […]