Kent dockyard loses out to Lake District national park as UK's next world heritage site
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Monday 21 February 2011
An Italian shoe magnate is preparing to step in and help to save the ancient site of Pompeii from disintegration, following last year's headline-grabbing collapses in key buildings.
Sunday 13 February 2011
It's a shame that Ansel Adams was never really sold on the virtues of colour photography, because I'm not entirely sure that his black-and-white landscapes ever quite managed to capture the full, breathtaking extent of the sensory bombardment that awaits a visitor to Yosemite during the months that locals call the Fall.
Friday 21 January 2011
English Heritage has warned that the Shanghai-style redevelopment of Liverpool's historic waterfront could harm the city's World Heritage Site.
Saturday 15 January 2011
Sunday 02 January 2011
Saturday 20 November 2010
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a week in Cyprus in early December. Prices are per person, based on two travelling together for seven nights.
Thursday 11 November 2010
Opposition party MPs are pressing for a no-confidence vote against one of Silvio Berlusconi's most loyal ministers, in another blow to the already wounded Prime Minister.
Thursday 04 November 2010
Peru's government has formally asked Barack Obama to assist its efforts in persuading Yale University to return thousands of artefacts which were taken from the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
Tuesday 31 August 2010
Thousands of people were last night heading back into the city of Thatta after frantic efforts by Pakistani troops and volunteers saved the historic community from surging floodwaters.
Friday 06 August 2010
Friday 30 July 2010
Friday 30 July 2010
Wednesday 21 July 2010
They battled hard in the courts, but in the end the inhabitants of the Democracy Village put up little resistance when the bailiffs finally moved in.
Tuesday 20 July 2010
London's Parliament Square Gardens was sealed off today after anti-war protesters were forcibly evicted by bailiffs.
Thursday 08 July 2010
Offa's Dyke, the Forth Rail Bridge and the Jodrell Bank Observatory are among nearly 40 places which will compete to become World Heritage sites.
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- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'