Globejotter: The latest news and views from the world of travel
Sunday 22 August 2010
The Fullerton Bay Hotel in Singapore, which opened in July, has just launched its new rooftop bar, called Lantern. Go to fullertonbayhotel.com
Keep your precious new iPad safe from sea and sand with Aquapac's new case, which comes with a shoulder strap. Price £25. Go to aquapac.net
To mark its 40th birthday, Insight Guides is launching a new series of luxury pocket-sized books entitled "Select". Price £9.99. Go to insightguides.com
Gloucester Cathedral is the setting for Crucible, a major exhibition of contemporary sculpture, from 1 September. Go to crucible2010.co.uk
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
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- 2 Margaret Thatcher 'expressed fears of Asian rising' at Anglo-Irish summit in 1984
- 3 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 4 The Unluckiest People of the Year 2014 (and one very unlucky giraffe)
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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