World's happiest countries 2019: Finland comes top ahead of Nordic neighbours

Finland has been ranked the happiest country in the world for the second time in a row. The Nordic nation topped the 2019 World Happiness Report, which ranked 156 countries around the world on factors including life expectancy, freedom, GDP and corruption.…

British Airways quotes £3.2m for family's two-week holiday to Mexico

Long-haul holidays over Christmas and New Year are highly appealing, but can be pricey. Debbie Andrioli from Stratford-upon-Avon starting browsing for a family holiday on Mexico’s Riviera Maya. “I feel the time is right for a once-in-a-lifetime, big holiday as the children…

Dijon city guide: Where to eat, drink shop and stay in France's mustard capital

Scene of countless stopovers by motorists hurtling down to the South of France, Dijon is much more than a convenient place to break your journey. The dukes of Burgundy left their regal mark on this ancient city, with around 100 noble residences…

Watching London's highest theatre performance at the Shangri-La hotel

Forty floors and hundreds of metres above London Bridge isn’t perhaps the most likely location for a guerrilla theatre performance to take place. (Although just half a mile down the road, almost half a millennium ago, the world’s most well-known playwright was doing…

Lost in translation: is Ikoyi London’s most misunderstood restaurant?

Have I got your attention? That’s the question Jeremy Chan is asking with plantain, smoked scotch bonnet and raspberry. It is always the first dish that hits the table at Ikoyi and the only one that has been on the menu since its inception. Two slices of…