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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

UK holidaymakers could be banned from all-inclusive breaks unless they stop making bogus food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Hoghton Tower

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Planning on a bank holiday getaway?

Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Thousands of Brits jetting off on city breaks this weekend could be faced with flight delays to popular European destinations.

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Bawal Kids Jacket

Clothing review: Bawal Kids Jacket

When you are 10-years-old and a serious traveller - you need the clothes to look the part.
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Stormsure repair kit

Kit review: Stormsure repair kit

There is nothing worse than being outdoors in the middle of no-where and your equipment or clothing rips.

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Stephen and Chantel.

Burnley couple's holiday ruined by bird poo in hotel food

A Burnley man who booked a holiday to cheer up his grieving partner became violently ill after eating food he believes birds had defecated on.
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Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh helps find the hair colour for her new Madame Tussauds waxwork figure

Corrie star Kym immortalised in wax

Coronation Street resident Michelle Connor has been revealed as the latest star at Madame Tussauds.

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David Walsh and John Richmond will be riding their motorbikes across Europe for Derian House

Two bikers raise smiles with their Derian House challenge

Two big-hearted bikers are planning the trip of a lifetime to mark their 50th birthdays, raising funds for a children’s hospice.
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Alistair Higgins and the cast of Dreamboats And Petticoats, heading to Blackpool Opera House this week

Musical marathon is a dream tour to play

For 10 years, baby boomers have been reliving their youth through the CDs celebrating the music of the 50s and 60s.
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"Missing link" rail line could yield £43.5m annual boom

"Missing link" rail line could yield £43.5m annual boom

An independent report into the benefits of improving trans-Pennine transport links by installing a rail line between Colne and Skipton has been warmly welcomed by SELRAP (Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership).
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A misty view of Lake Windemere from Waterhead

Travel review: The Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside

A good hotel should be a treat, and the Waterhead Hotel at the top of Lake Windermere in Ambleside always manages to live up to both parts of that equation.

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Temple of Olympian Zeus and Lycabettus. Photo: Y. Skoulas, visitgreece.gr

Travel: Athens, Greece

Travel for me is all about the the incredible kindness strangers always seem to show you when they realise you are exploring their territory.

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Mick and Bernice Muldoon were married in 1952.

Burnley couple celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

A “crackerjack” Burnley duo celebrated their blue sapphire anniversary on February 16th, insisting the secrets to 65 years together are home cooking, spending time together, and dancing.
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Reedley Road will undergo resurfacing next month. (Google Maps image)

Council's go-ahead for Reedley Road resurfacing

After months of local residents complaining about the appalling state of Reedley Road in Brierfield the Conservative County and Borough Councillors have announced that resurfacing work will start next month.
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Macdonald Gisborough Hall Hotel

Travel review: Guisborough, England

Opinion is divided over Brexit – but one thing is for sure – it’s a great way of making sure we stay home and explore the incredible nation that is Great Britain.

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The new SPAShell at Fishmore Hall Hotel

Relaxing spa break in the hills was just the ticket

Imagine sipping a chilled glass of wine while relaxing in a hot tub with stunning views of rolling hills to boot?
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New York

United States is top holiday destination for Britons in 2017

The United States is set to dominate the most popular holiday destinations for Britons next year, a study shows.

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The casualty statistics tell us that motorways are our safest roads

Plan to let learner drivers practise on motorways

Learner drivers will be allowed to practise on motorways for the first time if a government plan to improve road safety is given the go-ahead.

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A snippet from Oliver's famed shot of the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona.

Burnley shutter-bug claims runners-up spot in national competition

A talented Burnley photographer's evocative snap of the famous Running of the Bulls event in Spain has earned him a runners-up spot in the prestigious Calumet Student Photographer of the Year 2016 competition

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