A newly unveiled airline seat is being tipped as the seat Emirates will install in its first ever premium economy cabin. Design firm Haeco Cabin Solutions showcased its new Eclipse seat at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, explaining that it’s for ‘long-haul premium economy’ and that its launch customer would be a ‘Middle Eastern-based

After nearly 1,000 performances of Robin Hood at the Regent Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent, I was becoming weary of pulling on my green tights each night. I come from Stoke, so I’m biased in favour of its attractions, but I realise abundant winter sunshine isn’t one of them. After a long panto season, I was ready

Incredible time-lapse footage shows a 150million-year-old dinosaur being installed at London’s Heathrow Airport. The 13-metre-long skeleton is located in Terminal 5 and is on show before being sold by the French auction house Aguttes, where it’s expected to sell for £2million. It will remain in the terminal’s check-in area until early June and will be seen

As a direct budget flight from London launches this week, our Brazil correspondent picks out favela feasts, samba sessions and seaside cycle rides to savour Seaside cycling When Rio introduced a bicycle hire scheme (sponsored by Banco Itaú), the bikes were constantly broken and the system frequently froze. It works much better now, with three-gear bikes available across

If you have been inspired by the latest exciting series of MasterChef, why not join two people who are indelibly linked to the show on our exclusive five-star Scenic river cruise to Bordeaux this summer? Irrepressible host Gregg Wallace and former MasterChef: The Professionals champion Steve Groves (now head chef at Michel Roux Jr’s restaurant

Western Europe’s tallest building is set to be erected in the tiny rural town of Brande in Denmark, which has a population of just 7,000 people. The skyscraper will be the headquarters of fashion giant Bestseller, which was founded in the town in 1975, and at 320 metres (1,049 feet) will be ten metres taller

Inspiring views, pubs, solitude, family and community are all facets of what makes a great British place for our tipsters 50 writers on their favourite place in the UK Winning tip: Great Orme, Llandudno, Conwy A short, steep walk from Llandudno’s pier to the top of the Great Orme headland brings multiple rewards. The seaside resort is

London has been named the best-rated destination in the world in TripAdvisor’s annual Travellers’ Choice awards for destinations. The winners were determined using an algorithm that analyses the millions of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travellers worldwide. Paris takes second spot this year, with Rome rolling