The Shelbourne Hotel

Pardon Package From January 1st to April 5th, The Shelbourne Hotel on Dublin’s St Stephens Green will be completing the final phase in a multimillion(...)

The Christmas market in Krakow takes place in the mammoth central square, Rynek Glowny, in the middle of its atmospheric Old Town.

Vienna The Viennese have been holding Christmas markets since 1298 so they know how to do it. Of the 20 or so to choose from, the best sits in front (...)

A British Airways plane landing at London City Airport: from December 14th it will be charging a 1 per cent credit card fee on bookings in the UK. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Hotel brain boost We have heard of bed butlers and personal shoppers, sleep concierges, artists in residence and even a book butler in the Westin Du(...)

Matthew VanDyke: busy sending US military veterans to train Iraqis on the other side of the fight

The last time Matthew VanDyke saw US journalist James Foley, they were running through war-torn Aleppo in Syria avoiding snipers. Foley became the mo(...)

A damaged cabin is seen outside the South Korean embassy in Tripoli after it was attacked by gunmen. To local security guards were killed in the attack, South Korean and Libyan officials said. Photograph: Ismail Zitouny/Reuters

A bomb exploded at the gate of the Moroccan embassy in the Libyan capital early on Monday, causing some damage but hurting nobody, a security official(...)

 The Corinthia Hotel  in Tripoli, Libya. Photograph: EPA

Heavily armed gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli favoured by Libyan officials and visiting delegations on Tuesday, killing at least nine people(...)

Security forces surround the Corinthia Hotel after a car bomb in Tripoli, Libya. Photograph: Ismail Zitouny/Reuters

At least eight people, including five foreigners, have been killed when gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Tuesday, a loca(...)

Game of Thrones:  Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth

In a series of suites at the Corinthia Hotel in London, journalists sip coffee and stare at their smartphones. They are here to interview the c(...)