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Pilot arrested for trying to bring knives on a flight

Pilot arrested for trying to bring knives on a flight

Cathay Pacific forced to cancel scheduled flight from London to Hong Kong after knives are found in a pilot's luggage
Does Italy care enough about its crumbling treasures?

Does Italy care enough about its crumbling treasures?

Boasting the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the world, Italy doesn't know how to make the most of its treasures, writes Silvia Marchett
Vienna's Ringstrasse: Lord of the ring roads celebrates 150 years

Vienna's Ringstrasse: Lord of the ring roads celebrates 150 years

Streets ahead when it was built in 1865, Austria's grandest of boulevards is still a cityscape to savor
The hottest thing on Game of Thrones: The scenery

The hottest thing on Game of Thrones: The scenery

Sexier than the sex scenes, the backdrops to the fantasy series make a stunning travel wish list
Hot zone: How Chernobyl's popularity went nuclear

Hot zone: How Chernobyl's popularity went nuclear

Ukraine's radioactive disaster scene once sent people fleeing in panic. Now its pulling in the crowds
Dream or nightmare? The place where every day is like Christmas

Dream or nightmare? The place where every day is like Christmas

Can't wait until December 25? One luxury Lapland company is offering year-round yuletide
16 dishes that are almost too beautiful to eat

16 dishes that are almost too beautiful to eat

San Sebastian's top restaurants show us why this small Spanish town is a global culinary capital
Voting vacation: Exploring the UK's election scene

Voting vacation: Exploring the UK's election scene

Its politicians point at fish and struggle to eat sandwiches. But Britain still makes a great backdrop to election day
Centro of the Universe: European secret every traveler should know

Centro of the Universe: European secret every traveler should know

It's got surf. It's got snow. It's got scenery. So why isn't Portugal's Centro region on everyone's travel radar?
Dessert storm: How to sink your teeth in Austria's cake scene

Dessert storm: How to sink your teeth in Austria's cake scene

From Sachertorte and apple strudel to life-size Madonna cakes, Austria has the world licked when it comes to sugary snacks
 World's tallest hotel planned for tiny Swiss village

World's tallest hotel planned for tiny Swiss village

Controversial design for 7132 Tower hotel will see luxury spa the size of the Empire State Building rise over the alpine community of Vals
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