Tue, 23 Jun, 2020
IN the 1950s, new hotels sprang up along the Costa Brava, the “wild coast”. Sleepy little fishing towns became household names overnight, as hordes of package holiday-makers descended on them. The beaches still draw the crowds but visitors nowadays want more than sea and sand.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
THE INTERCITY train from Brussels arrived at Antwerp Central station a few minutes late and passengers pushed forward in a mad scramble to get aboard. A well-dressed man elbowed me out of the way, almost knocking an elderly woman in the crush. Seconds later, the rude man was exiting again, through the crowd, muttering loudly that he needed to be on another train, jostling past us to get off.
Sun, 09 Jun, 2013
The images of a heaving Celtic Park on Wednesday night as coach Neil Lennon, players and 60,000 fans celebrated the famous Champions League over Barcelona on the club’s 125th anniversary night will long be remembered, but one of the week’s most striking photos was that of Barca stars Xavi Hernández, Lionel Messi and Andrés Iniesta posing with Celtic’s 125-year anniversary kit.
Sat, 10 Nov, 2012