Virgin Atlantic pilot strike: Airline seeks injunction to quash Christmas industrial action

Six days before pilots working for Virgin Atlantic are due to begin a strike, the airline is seeking an injunction to quash the industrial action. Over 300 pilots working for Virgin – about on third of the total – are members of…

A weekend in Copenhagen: How to spend two days in the happiest city in the world

Why go now? Copenhagen is regularly voted the happiest city in the world, and has in recent years become something of a beacon for hipsters, given its eminently Instagrammable streets and the supremacy of Danish design. Furthermore, this month Frost (frostfestival.dk) brings…

New Delhi guide: The top things to do, see, eat and drink in India's capital

Tourists don’t usually stop long in New Delhi, continuing on to the Taj Mahal just four hours away, or Varanasi a little further to the east. But the Indian capital is having a moment. With world-class restaurants opening, luxury hotels popping up…

Rohit Ghai on launching Kutir: "Chelsea needs better value restaurants"

Anyone despondent about the challenges facing restaurants and the UK’s wider political and economic outlook would do well to spend half an hour or so in Rohit Ghai’s company. The former JKS Restaurants and Jamavar chef has dreamt about running his own restaurant in London since he started his…

Ladakh: a former backpacker revisits the stunning Himalayan region 20 years later

My journey into Ladakh took two days on a decrepit green-and-chrome bus that honked and gasped its way over death-defying passes. I arrived in this land of scorched desert and brilliant-white monasteries – locked high in the Himalayas between Tibet, Pakistan and…