A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
As a holiday destination, Malta is just off the beaten track – and it’s a must-see, writes
Sat, 22 Oct, 2016
Experts at a zoo in the Moroccan capital are trying to understand why an elephant hurled a stone in the direction of visitors, killing a seven-year-old girl.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
Mon, 09 May, 2016
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Real Madrid’s Fifa Club World Cup semi-final clash tomorrow with Mexico’s Cruz Azul has been switched to Marrakech from Rabat due to the waterlogged pitch at the Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah.
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014
Ryanair will have to cut fares to meet passenger targets in a new Stansted Airport deal, chief executive Michael O’Leary said today.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2013
A Spaniard who was convicted in Morocco of raping 11 children and then mistakenly pardoned by the North African country’s king must be held in jail while officials from both countries discuss his fate, a Spanish court has ruled.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2013
An experimental solar-powered plane has taken off from Madrid en route to Morocco in a bid to complete its first transcontinental flight.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2012
Moroccans are choosing a new parliament today in Arab Spring-inspired elections that are facing a boycott by democracy campaigners who say the ruling monarchy is not committed to real change.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2011
Foreign ministers from the 22-member Arab League tonight confirmed Syria’s suspension from the organisation because of its bloody suppression of anti-government protests.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2011
A hidden network of US companies, co-ordinated by a prominent defence contractor, played a key role in the covert airlift that transported terrorism suspects and their American minders, according to newly disclosed documents.
Thu, 01 Sep, 2011
ALTHOUGH I’ve been to Morocco several times, I’ve never been to the capital Rabat before — it’s a beautiful city right on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2011
At least 78 people were killed when a Moroccan military transport plane crashed into a mountain in the south of the country during bad weather, the military said.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2011
Tue, 22 Feb, 2011
A performance by Elton John sparked outrage among Morocco’s anti-gay conservatives and tested the limits of the country’s modernisation drive.
Thu, 27 May, 2010
Elton John is to headline a music festival in Morocco, despite protests from Islamic political parties.
Tue, 18 May, 2010
Much has been made of England having eight players in next week’s Masters, but the South African contingent is arguably even stronger.
Mon, 29 Mar, 2010
PAUL McGINLEY eased much of the pain of a five-month lay-off from competition by moving into contention after two rounds of the Andalucian Open in Spain.
Sat, 27 Mar, 2010
PETER LAWRIE celebrated his father-in-law’s 60th birthday by grabbing a share of second place on the opening day of the Hassan II Trophy in Morocco.
Fri, 19 Mar, 2010
GOLFING legend Jack Nicklaus and former Ryder Cup-winning captain Tony Jacklin have expressed surprise that Tiger Woods will end his five-month self-imposed exile at the US Masters in Augusta.
Thu, 18 Mar, 2010
DARREN CLARKE believes his close friend Tiger Woods got it right in opting for next month’s US Masters as his return to golf.
Wed, 17 Mar, 2010
BETWEEN tying for third in the CA WGC Championship at the weekend and returning to the top 10 in the world and making a flying visit to Washington tomorrow to meet US President Barack Obama, 2010 is suddenly taking on a much brighter vista for Pádraig Harrington.
Tue, 16 Mar, 2010
A minaret collapsed during Friday prayers, killing 36 people and injuring 71 at a crowded mosque in the old town of the historic Moroccan city of Meknes.
Sat, 20 Feb, 2010
Thirty-six people died and 71 were injured when a minaret collapsed during Friday prayers at a crowded mosque in the old town of the historic Moroccan city of Meknes.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2010
Next season’s European Tour – starting in South Africa on Thursday – will feature a minimum of 47 tournaments, including six new ones, and will once again culminate in the Dubai World Championship.
Mon, 07 Dec, 2009
Morocco have lost an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport for the award of a 3-0 victory in a World Cup and African Nations Cup qualifier with Togo, who they believe fielded an ineligible player.
Thu, 12 Nov, 2009
A CAGE fighter who helped plan Britain’s largest ever cash robbery was jailed for 18 years yesterday after admitting his role in the plot.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2009
ONE of the men behind Britain’s biggest cash heist, the £53 million (€57.5m) robbery of a Securitas depot, admitted to playing a part in the 2006 hold-up and was told he faces a lengthy prison sentence.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2009
ELEVEN people were killed in a stampede at a stadium in the Moroccan capital Rabat in the early hours of yesterday morning when thousands of spectators hurried to leave at the end of a concert wrapping up the city’s landmark music festival.
Mon, 25 May, 2009
THE recent decision by an American court to clear the way for two British residents who were released from Guantanamo Bay to sue a subsidiary of Boeing over complicity in their rendition is to be welcomed.
Thu, 07 May, 2009
Morocco has cut off diplomatic relations with Iran, accusing Tehran in a rare public spat of trying to spread Shia Islam in the Sunni Arab kingdom.
Sat, 07 Mar, 2009
Damien Enright on late hatchlings that can’t make migration.
Mon, 10 Nov, 2008
NINE radical Islamists jailed for their links to the 2003 Casablanca suicide bombings that killed 45 people broke out of a Moroccan top security jail yesterday, the Justice Ministry said.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2008
King Juan Carlos will begin a visit to Spain's two North African enclaves today that has sparked a diplomatic spat with Morocco, which claims the territories as its own.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2007
A man exploded a gas canister near a tourist bus in Meknes north-east of the Moroccan capital Rabat today, though no casualties were reported in the blast, the state news agency MAP reported.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2007
A man accused of raising money for al-qaida in Iraq and helping to supply foreign fighters for the insurgency there went on trial today in Germany.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2007
BEAMING for the first time in 39 days, Kate McCann was embraced by hoards of Moroccan children yesterday as she took the search for her kidnapped daughter to north Africa.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2007
HOPES of a breakthrough in the search for Madeleine McCann have been dashed by the news that a potentially significant phone call received last week was a hoax.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2007
THE hunt for abducted Madeleine McCann was linked to South America yesterday for the first time.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2007
The hunt for abducted English girl Madeleine McCann was linked to South America today for the first time.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2007
The anguished parents of missing Madeleine McCann will fly to Germany today to continue the search for their daughter.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2007
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero today said that his government was committed to building a high-speed train line to North Africa in a tunnel under the Strait of Gibraltar.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2007
Former world rally champion Colin McRae took the lead in the Dakar Rally after winning the third stage.
Wed, 03 Jan, 2007