San Sebastián San Sebastián (Donostia in Basque) on the north coast of Spain has been a favourite with Brits for a century – not for nothing is the town’s most venerable seafront hotel the Londres y de Inglaterra. It’s easy to reach without flying: just take Eurostar from London to Paris and a TGV from Paris to Hendaye on the French-Spanish border from as little as €25 each way with loco2.com. When the new Tours-Bordeaux high-speed line opened in July this year, it cut an hour off the journey to Hendaye from Paris, reducing it to a remarkable 4¾ hours. From Hendaye, narrow-gauge metro trains run to San Sebastián-Donostia Amara station every half hour in 37 minutes for €2.35. Buy the onward ticket to San Sebastián when you get to Hendaye. Check into Hotel Niza (doubles from €79), owned by the family of one of San Sebastián’s favourite sons, sculptor Eduardo Chillida. … [Read more...] about 10 of the best no-fly holidays from the UK
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The BT TV box comes in several versions, including just a TV box with no recording functions beyond short-term pause and rewind, one with full recording functions and one with recording and 4K support. You can edit the EPG and the boxes support all the terrestrial catchup and streaming apps - Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Spotify and others - but some of the boxes suffer from app crashes and can be fairly slow to turn on, even from non-eco standby. … [Read more...] about Best streaming and pay-TV services 2020: Sky, Virgin, Netflix and Amazon Prime compared and ranked
In its review of how safe businesses would be with a 1m rule in place, the government differentiated between theatres and cinemas, saying "further work may be required to mitigate risk" in theatres. But the reasons for opening some businesses and not others may not be completely down to the virus. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus lockdown: Why can’t some businesses reopen in England yet?
But he has stressed that most measures to contain the coronavirus will not involve a whole city but instead would centre on a much smaller area, or even just one business or building - and he says these interventions often go unreported by the media and unnoticed by all except those directly involved. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: More than 100 outbreaks tackled a week, says Matt Hancock
SOCIAL DISTANCING: What are the rules now? JOBS: Can my boss force me to go to work? SOCIAL LIFE: When will pubs, bars and restaurants reopen? FACE MASKS: When should you wear one? Vanita Parti, founder and chief executive of the Blink Brow Bar walk-in beauty bar chain, which has 11 shops in London and specialises in eyebrow treatments, said her salons would not be able to reopen under the guidelines. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Nail bars and tattoo salons reopen as England lockdown eases