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200 shooting stars an hour to streak across British skies on August 11

Stargazers will be treated to the best natural firework display for nearly a decade next week when the annual Perseid meteor shower peaks, bringing 200 shooting stars streaking across the sky every hour.<p>Astronomers are predicting that there will be up to twice as many meteors as usual as Earth …

10 of the worst kits in English football history


Ryder Cup 2016: Henrik Stenson triumph suggests epic awaits at Hazeltine

Mark down the US captain as one who would dearly love to see a Henrik Stenson versus Phil Mickelson rematch at the Ryder Cup.<p>Davis Love III clearly believes his man would be up for taking revenge at Hazeltine. Love was in the air when the Open duel of the ages was taking place on Royal Troon on …


Industrial and Modern Side by Side: Two Houses in Bangkok

Contrasting synergy is what we see at the <b>Two Houses</b> at Nichada Village in <b>Bangkok</b>, Thailand, with these smart and stylish structures offering two …


Had enough? These are the most popular countries for Brits looking to work abroad

Changes to junior doctors contracts, increasing animosity about Britain's place in the EU and even the delayed arrival of summer weather are enough to make anyone want to throw in the Union Flag-decorated towel.<p>While most Britons would prefer to stay in the UK for their next job, according to the …

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12 ways to score a free first-class upgrade on flights

Qantas first class. Try your luck for an upgrade on airlines to travel in real style.<p>Flying first class gives you the chance to enjoy a whole slew of …

Air Travel

Black Friday 2016: 15 ways to avoid being hacked online

With Black Friday on the horizon, millions of shoppers are likely to check in to online shopping accounts in order to grab a bargain.<p>Many of these accounts contain sensitive details such as credit card numbers, addresses and phone numbers, and are often signed up to quickly in order to snag a …

Black Friday

Privacy Conscious Jennifer Lawrence

Privacy is totally her thing probably<p>Does Jennifer Lawrence take privacy seriously? I mean, it would make sense right?<p>Sadly, JLaw was one of the many …

Famous Bangkok night market to be closed

The Silom Night Market will be closed by the end of the month because of congestion and rubbish, leaving vendors and tourists to wonder: "What do we …

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Tottenham have 'verbal agreement' with Argentinian striker

<b>Tottenham are reportedly close to making their first signing of the summer in the form of Sao Paulo forward Jonathan Calleri.</b><p>The 22-year-old only …


Is it possible to fly around the world on low-cost carriers?

Around-the-world airfares can be expensive, though the right package from a specialty broker or an airline alliance can save you money versus buying individual legs of a round-the-globe trip separately.<p>With the rise of long-haul low-cost carriers, it seems like it would theoretically be possible to …


Where Islamic State Stumbles in Its War With Al-Qaeda

Its recent victories don't tell the whole story.


Revealed! YOUR club's Cult Hero – as voted for by the fans

What <i>is</i> a cult hero? That's the first question <i>FourFourTwo</i> had to answer before we asked a fan of every team in the country's top five divisions to …


17 Southeast Asia Travel Tips

A friend of ours is making his first trip to Southeast Asia this year. He will be visiting Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. He's lived in Mexico for several years, so he's a seasoned expat, but he has never ventured beyond the Western Hemisphere. We want his trip to be successful in every way, so …

Asia Travel