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Hawaii’s Eco Travel

In June, the world marked World Oceans Month, a celebration of the globe’s beautiful bodies of water. The Hawaiian Islands celebrated its abundant …

UKIP Leadership Candidate Calls For Ban on Muslim Veil in Public

A U.K. Independence Party ( UKIP ) leadership candidate is calling for the Muslim veil to be banned in public buildings, shopping centers and on …

Jeremy Corbyn Wants to Talk About Reducing Your Working Day to Six Hours

Sweden has proven that shorter work days make us happy, healthy and better at our jobs, so why can't we be more like them?<p>Let's be honest, anything post-lunch is a write-off. Nothing great was ever achieved after a meal deal. Shit gets done between 11am and 1pm.<p>Clearly Jeremy Corbyn knows this, and …

Toyota's car of the future drives like a Camry

The Toyota Mirai looks like it's ready to swallow you whole. From the front, the hydrogen fuel-cell car has the aggressive stance of a bulldog. But as you circle the vehicle, the styling quickly softens to clean lines that lead to a rear end that would blend in among a sea of cars trapped in …

San Francisco

Glasgow to host first round of UCI Track World Cup in November

Some of the world’s best track cyclists will head to the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow in November for the first round of the UCI track World …

Discogs to host its first European record fair

<b>Where better than Berlin?</b><p>Discogs – the world’s biggest music database and vinyl marketplace – is bringing its Crate Diggers record fair-cum-dance …

Five ace new venues to check out in July

You could be forgiven for forgetting that we’re in the height of summer right now. In last month’s blog, we predicted a surge in cider, sunscreen and …

Post-Brexit, white-power handbills blanket a north London street

Twitter user LDLDN posted this image of a racist National Front poster on a lamppost in Camden, a neighborhood in north London -- a relatively …

How Wales celebrated: pride and passion on display in amazing scenes in Lille - and back home

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If that's the case, the scenes of joy captured in the aftermath of Wales' stunning 3-1 victory over Belgium amount to the equivalent of several copies of Tolstoy's War and Peace.<p>From the stadium in Lille to the streets in Wales, the pride and passion on …

Video

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Trump claims Germany is 'captive' of Russia<p>The US president kicks off a NATO …

Brexit negotiations: Four ways to get a good deal

<b>Having voted to leave the EU, the UK will now need to negotiate a new set of trade deals with the bloc, and other foreign nations as soon as possible.</b><p>But it has been more than 40 years since the UK last got around the negotiating table and it could be a little rusty. Here are four key requirements …

Financial Services

32 things everyone should do in Germany

In fact, Germany was recently voted the world's third-most tourism-friendly country by the World Economic Forum.<p>From mountains to beaches, wine regions to beer halls, here are the 32 things all travelers should experience in Germany.

European Travel

Here’s What I Saw In London In The Wake Of The Brexit Vote

Many in the city have been coming together to mourn, plan, and take back control of its future.<p>For the better part of almost 10 years I’ve called London home. Never in my time here in one of the world’s most vibrant cities have I seen anything close to the despair that I’ve witnessed in the last …

The Secret Life of Pets repels alien invasion at UK box office

Film,Culture,Independence Day: Resurgence,The Conjuring 2,Me Before You,The Nice Guys,X-Men: Apocalypse,The Jungle Book,Film industry,Alice Through the Looking Glass,Elvis & Nixon,Drama,Animation,Family,Comedy,Science fiction and fantasy<p>Family-friendly animation scampers to No 1 ahead of …

Film Industry

The Air Traffic Ballet

During our travels Deb has often mentioned our interest in, and nearly-all-times admiration for, the Air Traffic Controllers with whom we deal. One of her early posts, “Say Souls on Board,” is here; you can find a collection of others from the past three years here.<p>This past weekend, on our way …

Born in the USA: Toyota Camry earns 'Most American Car' honor again

For the second time in as many years, the Toyota Camry once again tops Cars.com's American-Made Index, which tracks cars that are assembled in the US, with a high percentage of US-sourced parts and a high number of US sales. In fact, five of the eight cars on the list this year aren't what you may …

Brexit can still be blocked, say constitutional lawyers

There is a way out of Brexit, constitutional lawyers have advised.<p>Three leading members of the UK Constitutional Law Association have offered a …

Newspaper headlines: EU blamed for Brexit vote and Corbyn defiant

<b>David Cameron "blaming" the EU for the UK's Brexit vote, Jeremy Corbyn refusing to quit as Labour leader, and the race to be the next prime minister all feature as politics dominates Wednesday's front pages.</b><p>The Daily Express says David Cameron went to Brussels for his last summit as prime minister …

Great Britain

Watch David Tennant Read Colorful Scottish Donald Trump Insults on Samantha Bee's Full Frontal

Samantha Bee went <i>Full Frontal</i> on Donald Trump last night with a little help from a Time Lord.<p>When Donald Trump landed in Scotland on the morning that …

10 Best Tools for the Home Auto Mechanic

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated with new picks for 2017. Our previous picks can be found on page 2.<p>The resto-mod project car, the cafe …

Toyota C-HR Interior Boasts Futuristic Design

Interior is almost as wild as the exterior<p>For the first time, Toyota is showing off the interior design of its C-HR compact crossover. The new model hits global markets later this year, and it should arrive in the U.S. by spring 2017.<p>The Toyota C-HR interior offers a variety of different surfaces, …

10 of the best national and regional parks in France

France’s green spaces provide the chance to see magnificent wildlife, explore mountain villages or just have a great hike or bike ride<p>The first (1963) and largest of France’s mainland national parks, the Vanoise is in the French Alps, becoming the Gran Paradiso national park once it’s over the …

When English football mirrors its politics all too well | Letters

Something about England’s loss to Iceland struck me as emblematic of the whole English national psyche. We acted like a world power before that match. Not even we really believed it, but somehow we had faith that if we said the right things then our fantasy would come true. How were Iceland the …

Scotland's Sturgeon to meet EU's Juncker on Wednesday

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday afternoon, Juncker’s spokeswoman said.<p>Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon listens in the debating chamber of the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood in Edinburgh, …

JR and the New York City Ballet

4 things young Americans can learn from the Brexit

LAST WEEK, THE UNITED KINGDOM voted to leave the European Union. For those who had been following the referendum, the outcome was a shock — it seemed …

Tim Farron – history demands you step into the breach and ‘speak for England’ | David Boyle

The Liberal Democrats may be the one political force united enough to provide a liberal narrative of the Brexit protest. We need a clear voice to build a new nation<p>It was 2 September 1939, a turning point in Britain’s history and its relations with continental Europe. Nazi troops were advancing …

Istanbul airport attack: A fresh blow to tourism in Turkey

Turkey's crucial tourism industry was in crisis even before suicide bombers killed dozens of people at Istanbul airport.<p>The deadly terrorist assault late Tuesday that targeted the airport's international terminal is set to deepen those woes.<p>"This attack is going to hurt Turkey's tourism economy and …