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Britain's wealthiest people are richer than ever, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s wealthiest people are richer than they have ever been, with a combined fortune of 518.9 billion pounds ($874 billion) – equivalent to a third of the nation’s gross domestic product, according to an annual study.<p>Presenter Emma Watson poses at the 86th Academy Awards in …

Top things to do in Copenhagen, Denmark

Top Choice Amusement Park in Rådhuspladsen & Tivoli<p>Dating from 1843, tasteful Tivoli wins fans with its dreamy whirl of amusement rides, twinkling pavilions, carnival games and open-air stage shows. Visitors can ride the renovated, century-old roller coaster, enjoy …<p>Top Choice Area in Christianshavn<p>…

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Charleston: South Carolina's city of history

It may be the New World, but novelty is not the first thing you notice about the city of Charleston in South Carolina. The place is wall-to-wall historic, and a far cry from cowboys and Indians, theme park heritage-lite and reconstructions of Old London Bridge in the desert.<p>South Carolina fights in …

Sherrie Hewson's Benidorm: My Kind of Town

<b>Why Benidorm?</b><p>Benidorm’s bad, brash reputation is entirely unjustified, as I discovered when filming the <i>Benidorm</i> television series there. If you ignore the tiny area known as English Square, where the English pubs and karaoke venues are, you'll find a charming resort. Yes there are high rises, but …

France: A glorious spring walk in Cévennes

It’s the same every year: the same arguments – men against women – and the same outcome. Every year the same group of friends determines to go hiking in spring and every year the same discussions ensue.<p>The men want adventure, which means high peaks, route marches and the challenge of snow. The …

Top 10 reasons to love Copenhagen

Surprising, artistic, experimental and cosmopolitan, the Danish capital overflows with cafés, culture and history. Here are 10 reasons to love the city.<p>1. The Danes know how to play<p>In contrast to the commercial clutter of most theme parks, Tivoli (tivoli.dk) has clung on to much of its 19th-century …

36 Hours in... Paris

Expert guide to Paris<p>A guide to the best things to do in Paris, including visiting the Musee d'Orsay and the Pantheon, as well as the best luxury hotels and cheap hotels, and traditional cafés.<p>Why go now?<p>It’s an ideal time to visit Paris; the days are long and warm enough to make the most of the …

New York

Essential information<p><b>British Consulate-General:</b> (001 212 745 0200; ukinusa.fco.gov.uk), 845 3rd Avenue, New York<p><b>Emergency services:</b> dial 911<p><b>Tourist office:</b> See nycgo.com, the website of NYC and Company, for extensive information on what's on in the city and tips on where to go. Stop by to pick up …

Expert guide to Cannes

Local laws and etiquette<p>French law requires that you always have personal ID about your person, so keep your passport on you.<p>If driving, you must have a fluorescent yellow bib in the car. It’s to be put on should you break down on a busy road and need to be visible to other motorists – and it’s a …

France

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36 Hours in... Jerusalem

An insider's guide to what to do on a short break in Jerusalem, including the best hotels as well as the topspots for foodies and fans of history. By Jolyon Attwooll, Telegraph Travel's Jerusalem expert.<p><b>Why go now?</b><p>For spirituality and history, few cities in the world resonate in the same way as …

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Expert guide to Brighton

Brighton is a fiercely all-season city. Of course it can be packed on a hot summer’s day – but come the shoulder seasons, the crowds thin and the locals take back their town. Join them snacking and slurping on Sussex treats at the April and September Brighton and Hove Food and Drink Festival: …

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Strawberry Road Trip

How does food get to your door? We followed a truckload of strawberries to find out.<p><b>Every morning, cool mist rolls</b> from the Pacific Ocean onto Watsonville, a small town on the central coast of California where food comes reliably out of the ground thanks to a fine-tuned mix of climate and soil and …

Britain's 50 greatest days out (perfect for the bank holiday)

The Midlands<p><b>1. Alton Towers, Staffordshire</b><p>Among the stomach-churning highlights are Nemesis, Air and Oblivion (a vertical drop of more than 180ft). This year saw the launch of the first “virtual reality” rollercoaster, “Galactica”, where riders use headsets to experience a space adventure.<p><b>Price:</b> on …

Expert guide to Bath

If you heed just one piece of advice from this guide, let it be this: stay in Bath Sundays to Thursdays.<p>On those nights, accommodation tends to be much cheaper than on Fridays and Saturdays, and there should be no problem securing a single-night booking – most Bath hotels and b&bs insist on a …

Just Back: coastal walking in Wales

It is raining softly when I reach the spot on the track just north of Machynlleth where my journey began. Mist softens the green fronds of larch and pine needles mute my footsteps. I have walked 1,027 miles around the edge of Wales; the only country in the world to have a path around its border, …

Ten off-the-radar experiences in France

While France’s tourist trail is well trodden for a reason, there are plenty of less-known wonders that should not be missed.

British summer holidays guide

Our guide to planning holidays in Britain, with expert advice on where to go, and what to do, hotel, b & b, cottage and campsite recommendations, heritage and cultural sights, activity holidays, and the best places to eat<p><i>Our team of experts have written comprehensive guides to what's new in</i> …

Secret Mediterranean islands where you can escape the crowds

There are more than 200 islands in the Med, yet 90 per cent of tourists stay on just 10 per cent of them. We’ve rounded up six lesser-known isles worth seeking out if you’re looking for a little peace and quiet.<p><b>Pantelleria, Italy</b><p>Boat at sunset by Luca Volpi. CC BY-SA 2.0.<p>Closer to Tunisia than …

How to Win Millennials: Equality, Climate Change, and Gay Marriage

A new survey shows the youngest bloc of voters is decidedly progressive, nervous about money—and not especially energized about voting.<p>Two months ago, Derek Thompson walked readers through the results of a huge new survey by the Pew Research Center on Millennials and their attitudes and opinions. …