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Wildlife

The best nature reserves to spot summer wildlife

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  • September 18, 2017
Whether you want to spot basking sharks or rare butterflies, you can find them at one of the Wildlife Trusts’ reserves
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Summer Resorts

Europe’s best seaside cities

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  • September 8, 2017
A lazy beach break with added city style: it’s the perfect summer getaway — from Lisbon to Valencia, here are the towns that pull it off
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Health and Medicine

Hard Brexit could deprive Ireland of key medicines

  • Simon ·
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  • August 29, 2017
Irish patients could face drug shortages after a hard Brexit, a pharmaceutical body has warned.
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Airlines, Buses, Trains

China overtakes Japan with world’s fastest train

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  • August 18, 2017
China is set to overtake Japan as the land of the fastest trains after the government gave the green light to a top speed of 350 kilometres
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Health and Medicine

Relocation cost for European Medicines Agency hits €600m after lease bungle

  • Simon ·
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  • August 8, 2017
Britain faces a bill of almost €600 million for relocating the European Medicines Agency (EMA), with up to three quarters of its 890 staff threatening to resign
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Food and Drinks

Delicious summer recipes from Moro

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  • July 28, 2017
Moro’s Moorish-influenced menu has really stood the test of time, as these recipes by its founders reveal
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Airlines, Buses, Trains

‘Anyone but British Airways’: turbulent times at the nation’s flag carrier

  • Simon ·
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  • July 18, 2017
James Anderson used to look forward to jetting off every July or August on British Airways. Like many of us, he felt BA was a cut above
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Hotels and Accommodations

The best seaside hotels in France

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  • July 4, 2017
Sip rosé and stretch out on the sand at these beachside boltholes
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Arts and Culture

National Library of Scotland to host exhibition to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book

  • Simon ·
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  • June 21, 2017
The National Library of Scotland is to host a “pop-up” exhibition to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book’s publication.
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Wildlife

Kerry reserve keeps its Unesco status

  • Simon ·
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  • June 10, 2017
Kerry has kept its status as a UN-recognised biosphere reserve despite objections from the Irish Wildlife Trust and farmers.
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