A Seafood Lover's Road Trip in Coastal Maine

I WOKE UP hungry. Fortunately, I was in a town that can satiate a big appetite. My husband, Paul, and I had flown to Portland, Maine from New York late the previous night for a five-day road trip up the coast. We went to savor the state’s spring beauty, hike along some seaside trails, dip our toes …

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Exeter Chiefs v Wasps, Aviva Premiership final: Each player rated

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50 amazing free things to do in Britain this May half term

The summer half-term is upon us and while for older children than means an intensive burst of last-gasp revision, for younger children and their parents it means Things To Do.<p>That also means Money To Spend, and the most popular attractions and theme parks have especially breathtaking half-term …


The reasons Exeter will believe they can make history in the Premiership final

If the road to the Aviva Premiership final is a journey, then Exeter have covered a huge distance this year. They have travelled from relegation form in the early part of the season to invincibility in the final months.<p>Exeter could not beat an egg early on. They won only 2 of their first 7 matches, …

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Huge investment in Navy shipyards drive economic turnaround


The top ten best beaches in the UK for the perfect sandy getaway

You won't need to venture far for the ultimate beach getaway - Britain boasts some seriously incredible sandy beaches.<p>We're talking spectacular …


Historic mills, babbling brooks and quorn pies: a day out in Nailsworth

‘Après moi, le deluge,” I think to myself as I stroll downhill towards the idyllic Cotswolds town of Nailsworth. There may be a beautiful blue sky waiting, but if so it’s hiding behind a screen of brooding pink clouds, and as flecks of spring drizzle plop onto my brolly, I can’t help but find the …

United Kingdom

Kennedy hails London Irish squad for return to Premiership

• London Irish beat Yorkshire Carnegie on Wednesday<br>• Will play in the Aviva Premiership next season<br>• Championship tries of the season, watch<p><b>London Irish</b> …

London Irish

Premiership final: A tale of two clubs

5:13 PM BST<p>It is nine years since Lawrence Dallaglio hoisted the Aviva Premiership trophy at Twickenham to bring to an end not only his illustrious …

Anglo-Welsh Cup

Discover 10 Great Baltimore Neighborhoods

Visit just one neighborhood in Baltimore and you're bound to have a rich experience, but to get a handle on what the city is all about, these …

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Hubway expansion: Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, and Somerville adding stations

Year-round service, too<p>Regional bike-share Hubway plans to add more than 70 new stations in Boston over the next two years and boost the number of kiosks in Cambridge, Somerville, and Brookline as well.<p>Brookline is getting 13 new spots. The figures for Cambridge and Somerville aren’t out yet.<p>As for …

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut

Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties in the New York region:<p>• In North Stamford, Conn., an updated colonial built in the 1700s with three and a half baths, five fireplaces, a renovated barn with whirlpool and sauna, and a two-bedroom guest cottage.<p>• In South Salem, N.Y., a …

Real Estate

7 reasons the Isle Of Wight is a great place to live

<b>Did you know that you can get to the Isle Of Wight in under two hours from London?</b><p>If you leave after work, the train to the coast takes just over an …

United Kingdom

A charming English village house, originally built for the first Bishop of Zululand

Bradford Court is perfect for a spot of gentle meditation.<p>With its rich monastic heritage, grand houses built for church dignitaries aren’t all that …


Jones names Robshaw and Ford co-captain for Barbarians clash

Chris Robshaw and George Ford will co-captain England coach Eddie Jones' 23-man squad to face the Barbarians in the Old Mutual Wealth Cup at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday.<p>Jones has opted for a blend of youth and experience in his starting 15, with a combined 246 caps shared between Harlequins' Danny …

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Northampton Saints 23 Stade Francais 22: Tom Wood sent off for stamp as hosts claim thrilling win

Tom Wood’s involvement in England’s tour to Argentina is in doubt after the Northampton captain and openside flanker was sent off for stamping as tempers frayed before the home side pulled off a thrilling victory.<p>Wood was shown a straight red card by Irish referee John Lacey after television …

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What do you get for £10million? The properties you need to win the Lottery for

£3.25m: The Down House<p><b>Where is it?</b> Gloucestershire <b><br>We’re dreaming about…</b> Pretending we’re in a period drama and surveying the beautiful parkland — all …

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Why George Clooney just gave £1,000 to his local village hall in Berkshire

And it's the not the first time he's caused a stir in his community...<p>It's no secret that many an A-list celebrity owns a country home away from the …

George Clooney

County cricket: Essex v Surrey, Somerset v Hampshire and more – live!

The top two sides in Division One meet at Chelmsford Live updates from Taunton and Division Two fixtures Email Will here or Tweet him here Listen to the latest Freelance Cricket Club podcast

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57th Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Race Preview — ATRA

Joe Gray and Brandy Erholtz Favorites at the historic footrace up the auto-road. Gray to compete against former winners Canaday and Blake, along with …

Trail Running

11 British Adventures for the Bank Holiday Weekend

<b>Adventurers ahoy, it’s nearly the Bank Holiday weekend in the UK and the word on the street is that it is going be a hot one. This is</b> <b>not</b> <b>a drill.</b> …

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London Irish secure instant return to Aviva Premiership after victory over Yorkshire Carnegie

London Irish secured an instant return to the Aviva Premiership as they beat Yorkshire Carnegie 55-48 in an enthralling encounter at the Madejski …

English Premiership Rugby

Roy Hodgson interested on return to football with Crystal Palace following Sam Allardyce resignation

Roy Hodgson would be interested in speaking to Crystal Palace if he is approached over their manager’s job following Sam Allardyce’s decision to quit and retire from football.<p><i>Telegraph Sport</i> understands that Hodgson did talk to Palace last December following the sacking of Alan Pardew and before …


10 luckiest National Lottery postcodes - do you live in one?


Discover a Summer of Suds in Beer-Hub Boston

The nationwide surge in craft brewing over the past couple of decades has given everyone permission to sup like an artisan. No summer gathering of …

Craft Beer

CBD Photo Gallery: Albany 3 Maine 0

Friday, May 19, 2017; Lowell, MA; Maine Black Bears Christopher Bec (9) at the plate between the Maine Black Bears and Albany Great Danes in the …

America East

England Counties announce squad for tour of Spain

• 26 players selected for the tour<br>• England Counties ready for Spanish summons<p><b>England Counties team manager Matt Long has announced a squad of 26 players</b> …

English Rugby

Jones believes Bath tactics restricted Ford's development

Flyhalf George Ford's drop in form is down to tactics employed by Todd Blackadder at Bath and the club's style of play has restricted his development, England coach Eddie Jones has said.<p>Ford lost his place in the Bath lineup when Blackadder opted for Rhys Preistland as his starting No 10 for the …

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The Best Beaches In New England

Summer is right around the corner, so it’s best to start planning your weekend getaways now.<p><i>For</i> Condé Nast Traveler, by Paul Rubio.<p>Summer is right around the corner, so it’s best to start planning your weekend getaways now. Although New England is better known for its charming small towns and …


US Postal Service issues new Thoreau stamp at Walden Pond

CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service has dedicated its new Henry David Thoreau postage stamp at a ceremony at Walden Pond, where the 19th century American philosopher and naturalist spent two years in solitude and reflection.<p>The ceremony took place Tuesday in Concord, Massachusetts. Actor …

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