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Backyard Dreaming: Inspiration for the Perfect Tree House

As children, if not as adults, we all dreamed of having a tree house. It didn’t have to be much, just a structure elevated slightly off the ground that could serve as a backyard escape. Well, it’s never too late to fulfill that dream. If you don’t know where to start, you can find inspiration in …

Win a breathtaking escape to the Amalfi Coast for two

<b>National Geographic Traveller (UK) is the exclusive media partner for the People’s Choice category in the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 and</b> …

Greece buckling under pressure of migrant arrivals on its shores

Greek infrastructure is buckling under the pressure of dealing with the thousands of people arriving on their shores.<p>The UN’s refugee agency said that the situation on Greece’s islands near to Turkey is “total chaos” and called for leadership.<p>Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is calling on the EU …

Foreigners now make up one in six of UK workers

The Office for National Statistics reveals that there are now more than 2million EU migrants working in Britain<p>The share of foreigners in the British workforce has more than doubled since 1997, according to official figures.<p>The Office for National Statistics said that there was an 84,000 increase …

Landlords' Visa Checks Responsibility Would Create 'Two-Tier State', Government Was Warned

The government is enacting a tough crackdown on landlords who knowingly house illegal immigrants - that was previously condemned as something that …

10 Book Recommendations For All Of Your Travel Needs

What to pack for planes, trains, AND automobiles.<p>Books make the best travel companions; they're reliable, portable, and won't get grumpy when things don't go according to plan (they are inanimate objects!). Pairing a story with your destination is as reliable method as any, but we're also keen on …

Sir Edward Heath named in child sex abuse investigation

Wiltshire Police appeals for anyone who believes they may have been victim of former Prime Minister as IPCC announces inquiry into handling of claims<p>Police have named Sir Edward Heath as a suspected paedophile in the most extraordinary twist yet in the ongoing investigation into allegations of …

Fashion bloggers and photographers on how to take perfect Instagram pictures, every time

Instagram has more than 300 million active users—roughly the population of the entire United States. And among them is a minuscule set of super-users who always seem to look better and live more photogenic lives than the rest of us.<p>Well, turns out that’s a lie. Or not a lie exactly, but often it’s …

The 16 most socially advanced countries in the world

The Social Progress Index is a metric that measures progress through fulfillment of basic human needs (rather than traditional indicators of economic …

43 Cauliflower Recipes We Want to Eat All the Time

You know what's actually pretty frickin' awesome? Cauliflower.<p><b>You know what's actually pretty frickin' awesome? Cauliflower.</b> It can take on so many flavors, and goes especially great with bright, vibrant ingredients like lemon and capers. Here are over 43 recipes we wholeheartedly endorse.

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Top 10 books about migrants

Whether arriving in hope or leaving in despair, the story of migration has provided an impetus for some magnificent fiction. Here are Sunjeev Sahota’s top 10<p>I’m the son of immigrants. My dad came to England in 1966, the year Miss India was crowned Miss World. He was 12. My mother landed in 1978, …

The 20 Best Beaches in the World 2017

Start planning your tropical getaway now—these are the best island beaches in the world, according to Condé Nast Traveler readers in our latest Readers' Choice Awards.<p>10. Lindquist Beach, St. Thomas<p>9. Orient Bay Beach, St. Martin<p>8. Treasure Beach, Jamaica<p>7. Matira Beach, Bora Bora, French …

Microsoft tackles spread of child abuse imagery with free online tool

Microsoft has launched a free online tool to help try and prevent the spread of child sexual abuse images.<p>According to Microsoft, around 720,000 …

How City Living May Be Harming Your Mental Health, And What You Can Do About It

City life can take a serious toll on your mental health. Research has shown that urban dwellers are more likely to suffer from chronic stress and mental illness, particularly depression.<p>But according to new research, the antidote to those city blues could be as simple as a walk in the park.<p>A …

'Whistleblowers' challenge Australia's law on reporting refugee conditions

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 40 doctors, nurses, teachers and other humanitarian workers have signed an open letter to the Australian government, challenging a new bill that could put whistleblowers in jail for disclosing the conditions of Australian detention centers.<p>The Australian Border Force Bill, which …

How Parents Make High-Achieving Kids Miserable

Two writers with experience teaching at elite colleges perceive an epidemic of conditional love that is damaging the ability of students to lead happy lives.<p>When William Deresiewicz published “The Disadvantages of an Elite Education,” his critique struck such a chord that he turned it into a book,</i> …

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Inside Sonagachi, Asia's largest red-light district | India

<b>Sonagachi, India -</b> The entrance to one of Asia's largest red-light districts is filled with hordes of young men washing themselves at water taps on the roadside.<p>They stare as 39-year-old Geetha Das, sporting kohl-lined eyes, strides by purposefully - but she barely glances at these pimps and …

The Most Expensive Vacation Ever - Does It Make Sense To Own A Vacation Home?

My wife sometimes tells me the thing that annoys her about me (OK, there’s way more than one thing, but let’s not get into that) is that when mosquitoes show up in summer, they swarm her like high school kids taking over a pizzeria but the darned things leave me alone. I’m not sure it’s the smell, …

Russia is reviewing the 'legality' of Baltic states' independence

A "source familiar with the situation" told Interfax on Tuesday that the Russian Prosecutor General's office began checking the legality of the recognition of the independence of the Baltics.<p>Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania were Soviet republics until the dissolution of the USSR back in 1991.<p>The …

Russia

China adopts new security law to make networks, systems "controllable"

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s legislature adopted a sweeping national security law on Wednesday that covers everything from territorial sovereignty to measures to tighten cyber security, a move likely to rile foreign businesses.<p>A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen …

China

Smacking must be banned to bring UK into line with international law - report to UN insists

Report compiled for UN by Government’s children’s tsars demands ‘immediate repeal’ of laws allowing parents to hit their children<p>The UK will be breaking international law unless smacking is completely banned, Britain’s four official children’s commissioners have insisted.<p>In a report submitted to …

Thailand arrests 2 alleged brokers who sent slaves to boats

BANGKOK (AP) — Two Thai men described as key figures in a human trafficking ring that provides slave crews for fishing boats were arrested, officials …

Thai Politics

UN: Record numbers of refugees crossing Mediterranean to Europe

Record numbers of migrants made the perilous trip across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe in the first half of this year. The United Nations says many …

United Nations