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16 Sep 2013
Pencil Museum tops list of UK's oddest attractions
The Cumberland Pencil Museum has topped a list of the UK's ten oddest tourist attractions. Home to the world's longest col...
13 Sep 2013
Pilot laughs off flight 666 to Hel on Friday 13th
An airline pilot has laughed off concern about taking the controls of flight 666 to Hel on Friday 13th. Finnair pilot Juha-Pekka K...
11 Sep 2013
Michael Gove's wife describes summer with him as a 'nightmare'
The wife of the education secretary Michael Gove has described her hatred of school holiday time.Writing in her new Daily Mail column, ...
10 Sep 2013
Wannabe flight attendant refuses to leave airport
A 13-year-old girl who has been roaming around a Chinese airport since July wearing a flight attendant's uniform says she is doing ...
6 Sep 2013
Wales travel without their manager after passport blunder
Wales manager Chris Coleman has been left red-faced after losing his passport and being unable to travel with his team to Macedonia for...
WAGs check in ahead of crucial England qualifier
The wives and girlfriends of the England players have checked into the team's Hertfordshire hotel ahead of the crucial World Cup qu...
Psychic accused of planting man in attic for haunted hotel tour
A psychic has been forced to defend his ghost tours after paranormal knocking noises heard in a 'haunted' hotel were found to b...
Smuggling attempt thwarted after officials spot something fishy
A smuggler's attempt to sneak live fish into New Zealand came unstuck after the bags he was carrying them in started to leak. ...
5 Sep 2013
15% bin holiday gifts
Travellers are being advised to spend their holiday money on activities for themselves rather than gifts for friends after a survey fou...
4 Sep 2013
Smelly carpet causes emergency landing
A Stockholm plane bound for Frankfurt was forced to make an emergency landing in Copenhagen after a strong odour was reported in the ca...