One of the earliest theatrical responses to the horrors of 9/11 was Neil LaBute’s 2002 play The Mercy Seat. LaBute offers a tart reminder that some folk remain too trapped in their selfish concerns to rise to the occasion. LaBute shows the pair are still holed up there on 12 September as he debates whether to capitalise on his assumed death and sneak off to fluke new life with her.
The 20-year-old plane was one of 34 flown by the world’s biggest operator of the 747, British Airways. “People dressed up to travel, they put their Sunday best on,” recalled Patricia Pearce, who started working as cabin crew for the British Overseas Airways Corporation in 1966. In 1968 an engine on a BOAC Boeing 707 caught fire shortly after the plane took off from Heathrow’s other runway.
"The doctor will see you now" was perhaps Supriya Lele’s first thought for her AW19 collection. Inspired, as ever, by her family, Supriya took a delve into the matriarchs in her lineage, many of whom are doctors. Different from her, yes, but here the young and fantastically smart designer proved once again that she can use what her mother gave her (her brain, of course) to create a collection brimming with intersects — visual, intellectual and emotional.
The latest episode of Yahoo UK's podcast Britain Is a Nation Of... looks at the issue of marriage and whether it's outdated.
Dr Becky Spellman, psychologist and relationship expert, helps look at how we view our partner's attractiveness and whether it really matters.
"What’s next?" That seems to be the question I get asked most frequently. People often send me their own suggestions. Walk across Australia; tramp the length of the Great Wall of China; paddle down the Zambezi, and so on and so forth…
Asia's rivers open up a vast swathe of cities to visit. A cruise on the continents waterways might take you temple hopping through Cambodia and Vietnam or a voyage on the Yangtze could be combined with panda watching in China.
The world of travel insurance can be overwhelming, with myriad policies to choose from, each of them with their own small print clauses ready to scupper you when you find yourself in a bind abroad. Once you’ve decided on booking a holiday, work out major details from the get-go, advises Neil Wright, founder of travel insurance provider CoverForYou.
When it comes to natural ingredients, tea tree oil is often overlooked. Read on to find out which tea tree -based products we'll be stocking up on and why they stand out... Infused with a cocktail of calming and healing skin-loving ingredients, including tea tree, this hybrid concealer not only camouflages blemishes but treats the spot while doing so.
Leopards in Sri Lanka, cheetahs in Botswana and pumas in Patagonia: there are big cats to be found and admired all around the world. Here are some of the best places to see them.
Adventure need not involve scaling Everest or walking the length of the Nile. It is about embarking on something unusual and daring. And while that might require flying to a far-flung destination that’s unpronounceable or completely off the radar, sometimes it’s also about simply heading somewhere close by doing something different and slightly out of your comfort zone.
While some may deliberate over naming their baby after their favourite Game of Thrones character, others start the name-giving process months in advance by nicknaming the mother's baby bump. According to a recent study of 1,500 mothers and fathers conducted by online parenting community ChannelMum.com, during pregnancy nine out of 10 parents opt for an alternative moniker for the baby bump. Some of the most popular baby bump names among the parents included nicknames such as "Button", "Sprout", and "Pebble".
Virgin Atlantic has launched a Hidden Disabilities scheme across its networks. A specially designed symbol, which can be discretely tucked away in a passport or worn as a pin badge, signals to Virgin Atlantic crew that additional assistance may be required. The scheme, which is available at no extra cost, can also extend to staff working with passengers before and after a flight in an effort to minimise the impact of what can be a stressful experience.
From Rose McGowan's Vivienne Westwood protest to Gwendoline Christie in rainbow tulle, all the AW19 celebrity catwalk highlights.
What are you looking for when you book a hotel with kids? It’s not a rhetorical question. I genuinely want to know. Tweet me (@hattiegarlick) or write (how charming would that be?) and I will diligently hunt down and test hotels that meet your specifications. Talk about selfless public service.
Cooking is taken seriously in Marrakech: where emphasis is placed on fresh produce from local souks and markets, and every multifarious grain of spice counts. Hotels, especially those with destination restaurants, are a popular choice of venue for cookery courses; learning the art of traditional Moroccan cooking from a resident chef is seen as authentic and a skillset you take home. Many of them offer tours around the markets too. From earthy tagines to spicy slow-cooked stews, here are some of the Red City's best hotels in which to hone your culinary skills.
It’s the stuff of nightmares. You rush to book the maiden cruise of a new ship and, a few weeks before you are due to set sail, the cruise line informs you the vessel won’t be ready in time.
Our selection of the latest snow boots for men and women from our annual ski gear guide pull off the must-have ski resort combination of keeping wearers warm, dry and upright in snowy and icy conditions, while still being stylish enough for hitting bars and restaurants after a day on the slopes, or wearing about town and country back home.
France’s National Assembly has passed a law that will see the removal of the labels “mother” and “father” from forms used in the country’s schools. The amendment made to the nation’s School of Trust Bill would see the terms be replaced with “parent 1” and “parent 2” in a move designed to avoid discriminating against same-sex parents. The decision was widely supported by the majority La République en Marche Party, which was founded by French President Emmanuel Macron.
Thousands of passengers have been left stranded after their flights were cancelled on Saturday night when British regional airline Flybmi went into administration.