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An exclusive hotel in the Maldives has been named as the best in the world

The 10 best hotels in the world - TripAdvisor

An exclusive retreat in the Maldives has been named the best hotel in the world.

Half a pint of beer a day can protect people against heart failure, a new study suggests

Beer may help fight heart failure

Having one alcoholic drink per day can cut your risk of heart failure by up to 20%, new research suggests.

More flights into and out of the UK were delayed last summer, new figures show

Family airport delays - how to cope

More holidaymakers jetting out of the UK last summer found their plane delayed, new figures show.

Two flights from California had to be diverted in December due to emergencies involving pregnant passengers

Births cause two flight diversions

Two flights from San Francisco have had to be diverted because passengers on board went into labour.

British Airways says online holiday searches soared on the first Monday of 2015 when many people returned to work

Winter blues lead to holiday dreams

Did you spend the first few days back at work thinking about warm sand and the lapping tides of some far-flung beach?

Gatwick Airport is reporting a busy Christmas Eve but there is no sign of last year's issues

Calm Christmas Eve at Gatwick

What a difference a year makes. Last Christmas Eve was a day of chaos and confusion for passengers at Gatwick Airport but the atmosphere there this year could not be more contrasting.

Stansted airport: a power failure led to massive queues

Airport power cut hits Xmas getaway

The Christmas getaway was delayed for thousands of passengers after a power failure a Stansted airport.

Millions of Britons will be jetting off on holidays this Christmas

Brits head abroad in their millions

Four million Britons will jet off in search of sunnier climes over the festive period - slightly more than last year.

More people are searching and booking flights on the go with tablets and smartphones

Many book holidays from work - poll

Have you ever booked a holiday while you're supposed to be working? If so you're not alone.