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Fascinating pictures show America’s classic roadside businesses

[ad_1] The 1950s had been an age of kitsch motels, wacky-looking shops and eccentrically designed restaurants popping up along the roadsides of America. But by the 1970s, out-of-town shopping malls and interstate highways meant these colourful businesses were all struggling for customers and many closed down and became abandoned. But they won’t be forgotten, thanks …

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Brits warned of hidden dangers lurking in favourite holiday spots

[ad_1] British tourists are being warned about the hidden dangers of visiting their favourite holiday destinations.  In the past eight years, more than 26,000 Brits have ended up in A&E abroad after being injured through violence, illness or accidents according to Foreign Office figures. And this summer holidaymakers need to be on guard against hot …

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Hobbit house-styled New Zealand lodge offer rooms for £1k a night 

[ad_1] Inside the new luxury hobbit-style hillside lodge in New Zealand where stays cost over £1,000 a night The Lindis is nestled into a slope in the remote Ahuriri Valley on New Zealand’s South Island  Rooms at the recently-opened five-room hotel start from £1,028 (NZD$2,000), with the rate including meals There are two spacious master …

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The $630k Black Tomato trip that’s in this year’s Neiman Marcus Christmas Book

[ad_1] It would be reasonable to expect, on a holiday costing well over half a million dollars, to be left with memories that will last a lifetime. So when luxury travel firm Black Tomato put together a $630,000 (£480,000) trip for the newly released 2018 Neiman Marcus Christmas fantasy gift guide, it made sure that …

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Footage of tourist swiping at a cheetah with his camera is slammed as ‘cruel’

[ad_1] ‘So wrong in so many ways!’ Footage of tourist swiping at a cheetah with his camera after it climbed on to safari jeep is slammed as ‘cruel’ Footage of a tourist attempting to scare away two cheetahs has been slammed The curious big cats were filmed after they climbed the side of a safari …

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Who is Ed Sheeran’s new bride? How Cherry Seaborn captured pop star’s heart

[ad_1] Ed Sheeran has reportedly quietly slipped a ring on the finger of the girl who won his heart when they were both still teenagers at school in rural Suffolk.   The ‘secret’ ceremony between the flame-haired pop star and his fiancee Cherry Seaborn might have been low-key – with just 40 guests thought to be …

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Flybe plane is ‘evacuated’ on runway at Exeter Airport

[ad_1] ‘Engine makes a loud bang then cabin fills with smoke’: Flybe passengers tell of horror after fleeing plane just seconds from take-off at Exeter Airport 100 passengers and 5 crew evacuated from Flybe BE4321 at Exeter Airport today Pilot was preparing to leave for Alicante when the air in the cabin became hazy Passenger …

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Pippa Middleton wears Alice Temperley dress as she attends British Heart Foundation’s annual ball

[ad_1] Anything Kate can do! Pippa Middleton looks elegant in a £2,000 Alice Temperley dress as she attends The British Heart Foundation’s annual ball at The Guildhall Pippa Middleton, 35, attended the British Heart Foundations annual ball The Beating Hearts Ball was held at The Guildhall in London on Wednesday Pippa, who is the charity’s …

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Calls to build high-speed 350km/h bullet train from Melbourne to Sydney that would take three hours

[ad_1] Calls are growing a high-speed bullet train between Melbourne and Sydney, which at 350km/h would cut travel time to only three hours. That would cut eight hours off the current trip between Broadmeadows Station in Melbourne and Central Station in Sydney, which now takes about 11 hours. Anthony Albanese, Shadow Minister for Transport, Cities …

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Thrifty bride Katie Watkins on how she saved £20k on her wedding

[ad_1] A thrifty bride has revealed how she shaved £20,000 off the cost of her wedding by cashing in vouchers, using artificial flowers and tying the knot on a racecourse.  Katie Watkins, 29, and her husband Luke, from South Wales, knew they wanted to keep costs for their nuptials below £10,000 so they could save …

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