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Houses made of sugar might seem like the stuff of fairy tales, but come October cocoa enthusiasts can live out their fantasy with a stay in a cottage made entirely of chocolate.  Designed and manufactured by Jean-Luc Decluzeau, the renowned artisan chocolatier who specialises in chocolate sculptures, this unique, 18-square-metre chocolate cottage will be crafted out
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Ten years ago, Leeds would have made a very dour weekend away, but this old Yorkshire industrial city is becoming quite the 21st-century dynamo. Heritage red-brick mills and warehouses have been reimagined as craft-beer bars and modern British restaurants, street art is filling cracks in the urban fabric and a web of Victorian covered laneway
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We’re getting to the time of year when people are travelling to Australia, or dreaming of doing so. If the latter, forget about it unless you’ve got pockets deeper than the Mariana trench. A return BA World Traveller Plus ticket to Melbourne over Christmas will set you back nearly £4,000.  So why not head to
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When a man is tired of London, he’s tired of life, said Samuel Johnson. But what about when he’s just tired? Thankfully the buzzing British capital is full of sexy, stylish places to stay, from boutiques in converted Victorian terraces and party pads in the middle of Soho to grande dames that occupy entire postcodes. And
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Flybe has apologised after abandoning dozens of passengers in Italy when it abruptly cancelled a flight. Some of the 67 travellers are still stranded abroad. Saturday’s 1.55pm departure from Verona to Southampton was first delayed by over two hours, then cancelled altogether. How to claim compensation for flight delays Under European air passengers’ rights rules,
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There’s an award for everything – even the title of America’s Best Restroom. This year, ten public loos around the U.S. will compete for the title, featuring special features like disco balls, fresh flowers, classical music and elaborately decorated walls. The annual competition draws attention to public restrooms that are super clean, visually appealing, innovative
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The action of smash-hit Crazy Rich Asians, which opens in the UK this weekend, takes place in Singapore’s most swaggering hangouts. But Asia’s most glam city also has plenty of low-key attractions too. Here’s a crazy rich and not-so-rich guide to Singapore. Rooftop pizzazz Crazy rich? Marina Bay Sands – as seen on screen – is
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