A wee bit scary! Stomach-churning footage shows a daredevil base-jumping off remote Scottish peaks

A wee bit scary! Stomach-churning footage shows a daredevil base-jumping off remote Scottish peaks Former Royal Marine commando Tim Howell was the very first to base-jump off a number of points in Scotland His thrill-seeking expedition took him to spots including the Storr cliffs on the Isle of Skye and Ben Nevis An incredible montage … Read more

Ultra-rare black leopard is photographed for the first time in 100 YEARS in Africa

Slinking through the darkness, these stunning images show an ultra-rare black leopard in action.  The creature – which almost has a mythical status – was captured by British wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas, 35, while it was prowling around Laikipia Wilderness Camp in Kenya in the dead of night with a full moon looming above. This is … Read more

Soviet-era postcards in book published by Fuel show the Eastern Bloc in all its brutal glory

From the sinister to the surreal: Fascinating Soviet-era postcards show the Eastern Bloc in all its brutal glory The postcards, which date from the 1960s to the 1980s, feature in a book called Brutal Bloc Postcards  It features images depicting vast housing blocks, huge industrial factories and monuments to comradeship The book’s publisher, Fuel, says: ‘These … Read more

VisitEngland reveals England’s top tourist attractions for 2018 

The top visitor attractions in England have been revealed by VisitEngland as part of its 2018 Attractions Accolades. In total, 76 attractions including museums, galleries, farm attractions, and churches, have been highlighted following an in-depth annual assessment by expert judges. From an aquarium in Southend-on-Sea putting on a warm welcome to a ruined abbey in Norfolk … Read more

Hotel in Peru is sending ‘alpaca-grams’ for Valentine’s Day

Forget chocolates and flowers! How about FaceTime with a cuddly creature? Hotel is playing cupid by sending ‘alpaca-grams’ from ‘Panchita’ to loved ones this Valentine’s Day The initiative has been launched at the JW Marriott El Convento Cusco in Peru Panchita, the hotel’s resident alpaca, will deliver the romantic video calls To make your Valentine’s … Read more

Stunning aerial images of the road Jeremy Clarkson said was ‘the best in the world’

Stunning aerial images of the road Jeremy Clarkson said was ‘the best in the world’ The 93-mile Transfagarasan Highway twists and turns through the Fagaras mountains in central Romania Stunning aerial pictures of the famous highway were snapped by Romanian drone photographer Szabi Ignacz The highway was built on the personal orders of former Romanian … Read more

Ryanair passenger suffered a broken ankle when aircraft lurched downwards

Ryanair passenger suffered a broken ankle when aircraft jolted to avoid a nearby easyJet plane The Boeing 737 had been travelling from Edinburgh Airport to Fuerteventura  As the aircraft descended, it was warned to stop due to an easyJet plane nearby  The pilot suddenly switched plane to manual, which caused a huge jolt  The sudden … Read more

Exploring the world’s most romantic wedding venues

From a chapel with the ultimate ocean view in Jamaica to an altar made of ice in Sweden: Exploring the world’s most romantic wedding venues with our holiday hero Neil Simpson checks out some one-of-a-kind wedding venues around the world Tie the knot in style at The Wedding Chapel at Jamaica’s Sandals Ochi Beach For … Read more