Caribbean

On the anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Raul Castro is doing things to Cuba that many citizens once thought unimaginable. The reality though is that Cuba is struggling, as it always has done, and the cure will only bring its own problems to the Cuban leader's rule.
As winter creeps in, the idyllic archipelago of the British Virgin Islands sounds like the escapism we all crave. Much more
More than 30 people were stopped at Kings Cross underground station on Monday to prevent a "potential breach of the peace
Hundreds of thousands of revellers are flocking to the capital for the carnival's headline day. An extra 2,000 officers will
Party like it's 2011: Boris Johnson enjoys the company of carnival dancers If you're headed for the Notting Hill Carnival
Feathers, check, heels, check: Dancers at Notting Hill Carnival 2011 The Notting Hill Carnival is nearly upon us once more
This year’s Notting Hill Carnival looks set to dance to a Brazilian beat, thanks to Olympic links between London and Rio
Perhaps the difficulty is in shifting people's perceptions of these regions. Away from the stereotypes of poverty, corruption and violence, there is an alternative picture materialising in Africa. Anyone who does business there will tell you of the vibrant entrepreneurial spirit that goes hand in hand with a growing economic power.
The story of a surprisingly successful attempt at two week's relaxation with two small children...
At 10 o'clock on Saturday morning, the seats in the tent were sparsely occupied. The sun had not assumed its full force as yet, so a certain coolness prevailed. Saturday mornings at Calabash are perhaps the most fashionable.