Swim baby: Conor Pope takes the littlest Pope into the pool at the Playa Montroig campsite just south of Barcelona for the very first time

“When my daddy eats ice-cream he gets diarrhoea,” a three-year-old girl shouts from the mobile home next to mine. Clueless as to how to respond to thi(...)

The bedrooms at Qbic Hotel are suitably funky to fit in with the area.

I doubt if this is what Anish Kapoor had in mind when he created his 114.5m-high red steel sculpture for the London Olympic Park in 2012. I remember t(...)

Despite riding most of the way in a hansom cab – naturally, I did not give in to Celia’s wish for one of those cheaper, modern steamcabs – I saw about(...)

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi: Instead of seeking to quell  riots in 2002 that followed killings on Hindus,  he cited  Newton’s Third Law: “Every action has an equal and opposite reaction”. Photograph:   Rob Stothard/AFP/Getty

An estimated 60,000 people will crowd into Wembley Stadium this evening for the biggest political rally seen in Britain in recent times, dwarfing Jere(...)

 Madame Tussaud’s  unveils the wax figures of pop boy-band One Direction as they make their debut stateside. Photograph: Getty

A small, but excited mostly female crowd has welcomed a set of One Direction wax figurines to Madame Tussaud’s in New York. The figurines - first unve(...)