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21 Aug 2013
Cameron under fire for taking fourth holiday of 2013
David Cameron has come under criticism after heading off on his fourth holiday of 2013. After visiting Ibiza in May, the Portugues...
20 Aug 2013
Prime minister: I like active holidays
The prime minister has revealed that he favours an active getaway when he goes to stay on the island of Jura in Scotland. In an ex...
Dorset beach evacuated after unexploded shell discovered
Beachgoers were forced to evacuate a Dorset beauty spot after an unexploded shell was discovered on the sand. The explosive was fo...
16 Aug 2013
Swedish hotel yet to welcome any guests as tenth anniversary approaches
A hotel in Sweden is approaching its tenth anniversary but has yet to welcome a single guest. Originally the Hotell Alvkarlen, the...
14 Aug 2013
Nottingham best for budget breaks
With its cheap hotels and inexpensive dining options, Nottingham has been named the best value place in the UK for a city break. A...
12 Aug 2013
Scientists to investigate positive effects of going to the beach
A team from Exeter University is hoping to quantify the mental health benefits of a visit to the coast. The Medical School's E...
8 Aug 2013
Azores to host surfing champs
The Azores is to host the European Surfing Championships for the first time in September. From 13 to 21 September, the 'Hawaii...
6 Aug 2013
Florida beach hit by 'gustnado'
A teenager has been injured by flying beach equipment after a 'gustnado' struck a popular seaside resort in Florida. Video...
Hotel guests robbed and then thrown out
When Stuart McBride and his partner Julie Brown booked a holiday for their family and friends in Portugal they were hoping for a dream ...
5 Aug 2013
 FCO hits back in Gibraltar border row
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has responded to reports that the Spanish are considering levying a fee on those wishing to...