The new Discovery Sport is the replacement for the outgoing Freelander model.

Somewhere on the side of an Icelandic hill sits a €70,000 new Land Rover Discovery Sport, abandoned and entombed in icy snow. As I write this from the(...)

Self-confessed deal junkie Thor Bjorgolfsson’s riches to rags story is literally the stuff of legend or as the Economist’s Matthew Bishop neatly descr(...)

The Cinémobile, Ireland’s ‘pop-up’ picture house on wheels, is twinning with four other countries to bring independent film to some of northern Europe’s farthest corners. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The Cinémobile, Ireland’s ‘pop-up’ picture house on wheels, is twinning with four other countries to bring independent film to some of northern Europe(...)

German chancellor  Angela Merkel. “In Europe austerity policies have been driven less by economic analysis than by Germany’s moral indignation over the notion that irresponsible borrowers might not face the full consequences of their actions.” Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: the world economy appears to be stumbling. For a while things seemed to be looking up, and there was talk abou(...)

Llanberis Pass, in Snowdonia National Park, Wales

I’m searching for family-friendly accommodation in Wales. We are two adults and four children (aged 11, seven, four and two). I’m not interested in a (...)

 An aerial view of white clouds of smoke and steam rising from a fissure eruption taken during a flight over the Holuhraun lava field north of the Vatnajokull glacier, Iceland. Photograph: EPA

Iceland cut its ash alert level for aviation to orange from red this eveing, after raising it to the maximum level earlier in the day due to a fresh (...)

A warning sign blocks the road to Bardarbunga volcano in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier. Photogaph: Sigtryggur Johannsson /Reuters

Iceland’s civil protection agency has decided to evacuate an area north of the country’s Bardarbunga volcano, saying it could not rule out an eruption(...)

Ash from the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano in 2010 (pictured) shut down much of Europe’s airspace for six days, affecting more than 10 million people and costing $1.7 billion (¤1.27bn). Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Iceland’s Met Office has raised its risk level to the aviation industry for an eruption at its Bardarbunga volcano to orange, which is the fourth leve(...)

American singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams was reduced to tears on Sunday after watching worldwide ‘Happy’ videos on Oprah Winfrey’s chat show. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

American singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams was reduced to tears at the weekend after appearing as a guest on Oprah Winfrey’s (...)

Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson.

Iceland’s prime minister has dismissed the chances of British and Dutch savers receiving much from a new $4.85 billion (€3.6 billion) lawsuit s(...)