WHAT BOOK would television comedian and journalist Dom Joly, take to a desert island?

WHAT BOOK would television comedian and journalist Dom Joly, take to a desert island? Dom Joly has recently finished reading Middle England by Jonathan Coe He would take Mark Twain’s The Innocents Abroad to a desert island He says the adventures of Tintin sparked his interest in reading  By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 22:01 BST, 30 … Read more

Renderings reveal Lufthansa’s VIP Airbus A220 yacht-style cabin concept

Sailing into the skies! Stunning renderings reveal Lufthansa’s VIP aircraft concept, with a cabin that resembles the deck of a luxury YACHT Lufthansa Technik, part of the wider German airline group, has unveiled its new SkyRetreat concept Renderings show a spacious central compartment with L-shaped sofas in lieu of standard plane seats  On the entertainment … Read more

Frothy umbellifers are a rich source of food for wildlife, says Monty Don

One day, when I am less busy – much, much less busy – I shall count up all the different plants that are in my garden.  There must be thousands of them, and some are rare and unusual although most are, by definition, easy to grow. We have a policy of not straining to keep … Read more

Bill Oddie on the joy of bird-watching – and how you can attract them to your garden

Think like a bird. That’s my advice if you want to attract the little feathered blighters to your patch of paradise.  Some birds can be wily or aggressive, but all of them are entertaining.  There are few greater pleasures than peeping out of the window and observing the terrific variety of British birdlife in your … Read more

Shots of vodka, opera at dinner and unusual décor! What sort of Airbnb you get in Armenia for £20

Booking an Airbnb is a bit of a lucky dip – you’re never quite sure what you’re going to get. I certainly didn’t expect however, after booking a £19 wooden lodge in Armenia, that the stay would come with home cooked meals, a tour of the local area, a spot of opera at the dinner … Read more

A plot that grips, moves and intrigues… could YOU write a bestseller and win £20,000?

Please read carefully because any entries that do not meet the rules will be discounted. Full terms and conditions, which you must agree to and be bound by, are available online at dailymail.co.uk/novelcomp 1. Submit your entry consisting of the first 3,000 words of your novel in the English language, plus a synopsis of the … Read more

The romance of Romania! Drone shots reveal the country’s stunning scenery 

Romania may well be the home of Dracula, but the country definitely won’t fill you with horror, as these incredible drone photographs show. They were taken by Radio Free Europe photographer Amos Chapple, from New Zealand, during a recent road trip through the southeastern European country. His images reveal ancient fortified churches, charming towns and rugged … Read more

WHAT BOOK would novelist Louise Candlish, take to a desert island? 

WHAT BOOK would novelist Louise Candlish, take to a desert island? Louise Candlish is currently reading After The End, by Clare Mackintosh  She would take Decline And Fall, by Evelyn Waugh to a desert island She says Enid Blyton’s Adventure series sparked her interest in reading  By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 22:02 BST, 23 May 2019 | Updated: 22:13 … Read more

Dubai restaurant Nusr-Et owned by Salt Bae serves up gold-plated STEAK that costs £268

Now THAT’S a cut above the rest: The Dubai restaurant that serves up gold-plated STEAK costing £268 The Nusr-Et steak restaurant in Dubai is owned by Turkish celebrity chef Salt Bae One diner who recently ate at the restaurant tried the gold-dusted steak  He said the £268 cut of beef is certainly more ‘glamorous’ than … Read more