Weekend

An Unexpected Mini Break

Christina Miller | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Miller

If a minibreak is on the cards this Easter weekend or beyond, why investigate a trip to Geneva or Lausanne? Geneva is perfect for a long weekend shopping with the girls, while Lausanne is better suited for a romantic getaway.

Create Some Time This Easter Weekend

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sigrid Daniel

When you are both working, and you have children - plus maybe a commute or children's activities to get to, by the time working parents get home at the end of a long day, there is precious little energy left to tackle the laundry basket, clean up after the dog and cook a fresh meal from scratch.

Make the Most of That Extra Hour This Weekend

Jerrine M Lowe | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jerrine M Lowe

As the clocks go back - signalling the official start of autumn - Blighty benefits from a whole extra hour on Sunday 27 October. So this weekend forget lying in and get out and embrace that extra hour, with a whole host of hour-long activities that can be enjoyed with friends.

Six Million Britons To Make Bank Holiday Getaway

PA | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

More than six million Britons are set to make overnight-stay trips at home and abroad over the bank holiday weekend. With forecasters predicting ho...

British Gas Plans To Give Away Free Power At Weekends

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

British Gas has said it could offer free electricity on Saturdays in a bid to reduce demand on weekdays. The energy firm has announced plans to tri...

Best Places to Spend the Bank Holiday Weekend

Andrew Matthews | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

May is a much-loved month in the UK. It brings sunshine (most years), the start of late summer evenings (if the sun shines) and two three-day weekends thanks to the Bank Holiday Mondays at the beginning and end of the month (no matter the weather!).

Northern Ireland's Cities: Why you need to visit Belfast this summer

Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re in need of a cracking city break, a weekend of adventure, culture, atmosphere and fun, make sure you don’t miss out on Belfast. This bu...

Planet Appetite: A Gourmet Weekend in Lausanne, Switzerland

Rupert Parker | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Of course Lausanne prides itself on its wine and the beautiful terraced vineyards of Lavaux, just outside, are packed with wineries offering a warm welcome and a chance to try some of their vintages.

Enjoy The Warm Weather While You Can...It's Going To Get Colder

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

March brings breezes sharp and shrill, or so the rhyme goes. However despite media reports that the weather is going to be "much colder" over the co...

Here Comes The Weekend!

Janie Price | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK
Janie Price

The Weekend Papers It's nearly here again. It's a beautiful thing. The weekend. But already I can feel the first tinge of guilt wrapping its nail bit...