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UK Weather: Parts of UK to be colder than Christmas Day

Temperatures in some parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland could dip to just 12C, lower than the 15C recorded in Hull on December 25 last year. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

An Inspector Calls on Cambridge’s Tamburlaine Hotel

The Daily Mail’s Inspector called in on the new Tamburlaine Hotel in Cambridge, where he found the rooms to be comfortable and spacious but the service and food inconsistent. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Philip Hoare tours the Azores islands of Portugal

Author Philip Hoare toured the remote Atlantic islands of Azores, which belong to Portugal and boast plenty of rich sea life. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Crowds gather as first acts take to the Glastonbury stage

Sequin crop tops, ‘glitter boobs’ and wild costumes were the name of the day as festival-goers slipped into their outlandish ensembles to enjoy another warm day at Worthy Farm in Somerset. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Be lord of the manor! The unique mansions you can rent

Some of these English mansions have a range of mod cons, with private cinemas, bowling alleys and hot tubs to keep you entertained. Helipads are also on the spec sheets. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

This Airline Lets You Pay A Little Extra For ‘Neighbor-Free’ Seats

Seatmate uncertainty is one of the most daunting parts of air travel. Who knows if you’ll be assigned a spot next to someone smelly and annoying, or nobody at all?! Etihad Airways lets passengers guarantee the latter with “neighbor-free” seating in economy class, it announced this week. The program lets travelers pay extra to keep the seats surrounding theirs empty to secure some extra elbow room or even an entire row for lie-flat napping. Here’s how it works: Before a flight, a passenger... 

How long famous journeys would take now revealed

New research by a UK travel website shows that since 1271 travel time has decreased by 99.95 per cent. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Banned books used to recreate the Parthenon in Kassel

‘The Parthenon of Books’ is the centre piece of this year’s Documenta 14 exhibition in German city Kassel. Created by artist Marta Minujín, its aim is to stir debate around censorship. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Pictures show the world’s most rickety planes

From Australia to Antarctica, more than 3 billion people across the globe make international travel a leisurely, often luxury pursuit, each year. But it wasn’t always this way… Powered by WPeMatico  More →
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