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Rare Roman headstone uncovered in England

Rare Roman headstone uncovered in England

Discovered facedown at a dig in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, the tombstone has spectacular inscriptions on the front
A few surprises in 2015's 'Designs of the Year'

A few surprises in 2015's 'Designs of the Year'

Nominations for Design Museum's prestigious award have been revealed. Here are our top picks in each category
World's best rail network? How to get on track in Germany

World's best rail network? How to get on track in Germany

Germany's rail system is a great way to tour the country. It's cheap. It's (usually) punctual. And it has amazing views
10 of the world's most quirky restaurants

10 of the world's most quirky restaurants

TripAdvisor's list of unique eateries will change your definition of 'dining with a view'
Which airports offer the world's best customer service?

Which airports offer the world's best customer service?

They might not all have fancy amenities like movie theaters and skating rinks, but these airports know how to treat their passengers right
10 weirdest travel jobs

10 weirdest travel jobs

Professional bed warmer? Dog surfing instructor? And you thought your job was strange
China tourists rename top U.K. landmarks

China tourists rename top U.K. landmarks

The Shard will be known to Chinese tourists as the "A Tower", while Savile Row becomes "Tall, rich, handsome street"
Pedal faster, Amsterdam: Seville may soon be Europe's greatest cycling city

Pedal faster, Amsterdam: Seville may soon be Europe's greatest cycling city

A few years ago, barely anyone in this southern Spanish city rode a bike. Now two-wheeled transport is growing exponentially
London's disused train tunnels to be turned into cycle highways?

London's disused train tunnels to be turned into cycle highways?

Bikers and pedestrians could have a new network of underground pathways to commute around London
Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years in jail

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years in jail

Judges found him guilty of manslaughter and abandoning ship
Wall of sound: Creating Spain's next flamenco stars

Wall of sound: Creating Spain's next flamenco stars

It may be driven by insanely tricky rhythms, but experts insist anyone can learn -- so long as they come to Seville