Kent dockyard loses out to Lake District national park as UK's next world heritage site
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Tuesday 05 June 2012
Australia's mining boom has made many fortunes, but some small towns are asking if the price is too high. Kathy Marks reports from Acland, Queensland
Monday 04 June 2012
Across the globe, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is recognised as one of the world’s natural wonders. But in Queensland, home to the vast, picturesque reef, the government is apparently less impressed.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
The Forth Rail Bridge could receive the same status as the Taj Mahal and Great Wall of China.
Monday 28 May 2012
Campaigners say World Heritage site is threatened as Rome tries to find new home for waste overflow
Sunday 27 May 2012
Fighting in the central African state has reached the national park where a dwindling population of primates lives
Wednesday 11 April 2012
One person was killed and 21 others injured when a bus carrying Swiss tourists crashed near the Turkish resort of Antalya.
Saturday 24 March 2012
In the shadow of the Shard: Why the next generation of skycrapers is struggling to get off the ground
Friday 16 March 2012
The Shard already dominates the capital's skyline and Liverpool, Brighton, Glasgow and east London are next in line for the tower treatment. Or are they?
Friday 09 March 2012
Wednesday 07 March 2012
A £5.5bn redevelopment plan which threatens to see Liverpool's historic waterfront stripped of its world heritage status has been awarded planning permission by the city council.
Sunday 04 March 2012
For a century, mariners sailing into the Mersey port have been greeted by the majestic Three Graces. The Royal Liver Building and its less famous sisters, the Cunard and Port of Liverpool buildings, have dominated the skyline and earned the waterfront international recognition in the form of Unesco World Heritage Site status, along with the Acropolis, the Pyramids, Cambodia's Angkor Wat temple, the Taj Mahal, Stonehenge and the Great Barrier Reef.
Friday 17 February 2012
His organisation's legion of data warriors have embarrassed the US government by leaking diplomatic cables and shining a light on its soldiers' behaviour in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now Julian Assange is encouraging his WikiLeaks army to gang up on an unlikely new target: Unesco, the UN agency tasked with promoting human rights and protecting world heritage sites.
Sunday 05 February 2012
You don't have to be a millionaire to buy a share of a home on the Caribbean island
Friday 20 January 2012
The Viennese Ball, regarded as a highlight of Vienna's social calendar, has been struck off a Unesco list of celebrated Austrian traditions after being linked with Neo-Nazi groups.
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