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European two- and three-night breaks from €160pps October to December is the cheapest time of the year to take a break in Europe, for two or three ni(...)

Mountain high: spectacular sights in the  Pyrenees

Awaking to your first fluorescent morning in the Pyrenees to the sinking terror that you may have missed your sole chance to ascend the Col du Tourmal(...)

Singer Elton John cancelled a series of shows in Las Vegas after he became ill. File photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

Sir Elton John has pulled out of a series of concerts in Las Vegas due to an “unusual bacterial infection” he contracted in South America, which left (...)

Esteban Santiago  is transported to the Broward County Main Jail by authorities on Saturday. Photograph: Jim Rassol/AP

Police in Alaska took a handgun from the man accused of killing five people at Fort Lauderdale’s airport on Friday, but they returned it to him last (...)

Police tape blocks access to the escalator that takes people from the baggage area of Terminal 2 in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Signs of Esteban Santiago’s unravelling had mounted over the past year. But it was not until early November, when he walked into an FBI office carryin(...)

Esteban Santiago (26), the suspect in the deadly shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, is transported to the Broward County Main Jail by authorities on Saturday in  Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photograph: (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP

The Iraq war veteran accused of killing five people at Fort Lauderdale airport apparently chose to travel to Florida to carry out the rampage, and the(...)

General Pinochet came to power by a military coup aided by the CIA. The workers resistance is violently and brutally crushed. The price paid by the Chilean working class was terrible. 50, 000 workers are murdered, 100,000 disappear and many are forced to take up exile. Photograph:  Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

Just before 10am on New Year’s Eve 1986, armed men arrived at the office of a small organisation for the resettlement of migrants, in Santiago, Chile(...)

A militry convoy transports the remains of former Cuban president Fidel Castro from Revolution Plaza to the Cementerio Santa Ifigenia where he will be buried. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.

Fidel Castro’s ashes were laid to rest on Sunday, capping nine days of official mourning. Hundreds of thousands of Cubans said farewell to the late (...)

 Cuban president Raul Castro (second right) stands with Brazil’s former presidents Dilma Rousseff (left) and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (second left) and Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro  during a memorial tribute for his brother Fidel in Santiago de Cuba. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

Cuban president Raul Castro has led tens of thousands of citizens in a pledge to defend the socialist legacy of his brother Fidel Castro, who died las(...)

Fidel Castro with Che Guevara. in the early days of the Cuban Revolution. The Cuban leadership, for all its doctrinaire and embattled postures, does not reflect the corruption and greed of a Batista, a Mobutu, a Marcos, or any more contemporary tyrant. Photograph: Roberto Salas/AFP

When I reported from Cuba for this newspaper in 1969, 10 years after Castro had taken power, what I encountered was a persuasive reminder that in poli(...)