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Cunard's Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth ships join Queen Mary 2 in Liverpool

The world's grandest ocean liner, the Queen Mary 2, has docked in Liverpool for the Bank Holiday celebrationsThe Three Queens, which include the Queen Victoria ...

What it's REALLY like on No Man's Fort in the Solent

Arrive by boat at No Man's Fort in the Solent, a mile from Portsmouth and 1.4 miles from the Isle of WightWhere soldiers once slept ...

South African mansion is fused on ridge below Lions Head mountain

Multistorey, sculptural dwelling was designed by award-winning Cape Town-based architecture firm SAOTATheir brief called upon the team to best encapsulate the expansive 360-degree mountain ...

Experience Hong Kong's annual Cheung Chau Bun Festival

More than 70,000 people flock to the island of Cheung Chau for the week-long festivalHeld annually on the birthday of the Buddha it culminates in ...

Legoland Windsor unveils giant mosaic of Taylor Swift made with blocks

Giant mosaic to celebrate the opening of new themed area, Heartlake CityVisitors polled on who they would most like as their celebrity best friendTaylor Swift ...

They're crackers! Thousands gather for annual Cheese Rolling Race in Gloucestershire

The Cheese Rolling Race first began in the late 1800s and ran most years until it was cancelled in 2010The event isn't officially supported due ...

Spain's Balearic Islands offer best value family holidays according to parents

Low resort costs are key considerations for families travelling abroadIn fact, they are almost as crucial as the flight (or other transport) costsFor a good ...

Scientists develop goggles they claim prevent nausea in air passengers

Airsickness thought to be caused by a contradiction between what eyes are telling your brain and the signals being received from the inner earTechnologists claim to ...

Stunning mountains, small town charm and plenty of celebrity inhabitants: Why New York's Catskill Mountains are the new A-list oasis

The jet-set crowd previously favoured Long Island, but now Ulster County is the ultimate summer retreat destinationTwo hours from New York City, the Catskills boast ...

Man made bomb threat to Bordeaux airport in the hope of delaying girlfriend's flight

33-year-old man telephoned Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport and made threatAfter police carried out full search, no threat to security was discoveredCall was traced back to area some ...

Soon you can sleepover at London Zoo

London Zoo are hoping to launch safari huts for guests in spring 2016The application is for nine cabins in the upcoming Land of Lions areaGuests will ...

Incredible pictures of tourists crossing the mighty Gobi Desert

Mingsha Hill is a popular place for tourists as the tumbling sand can echo all aroundBut legend has it that Dragon Prince used magical power ...

As Disneyland turns 60, rare photographs show life on its opening day

The Californian attraction opened on July 17, 1955 and cost a mere $17million to construct60 years later it is cumulatively the most visited attraction worldwide with over 650 ...

Lufthansa considers drug testing for its pilots following Germanwings tragedy

Comments made by CEO Carsten Spohr to German newspaperBelieves 'unannounced checks' could discover psychological problemsMove believed to be in reaction to Germanwings tragedy where killer pilot ...

Artist transforms abandoned buildings in Hawaii by painting beautiful murals of women emerging from the waves 

Hawaii-born Sean Yoro - known by his artist name Hula - transforms dilapidated constructionsPaints enormous faces and figures, often with tribal markings on their bodies, ...

Abellio Greater Anglia could be the most hated railway company in Britain

CommuteLondon identified 473,661 negative train tweets in totalAbellio Greater Anglia received 72,861 of these, topping the listThe company also analysed crime using keywords 'thieves' and 'fight'By Becky ...

Eiffel Tower closes to visitors as workers stage walkout over Paris pickpockets

The tower's operator said employees are concerned about petty crimeWalkout occurred a day after police announced a drop in violent theftsTourists lingered around the monument ...

The hottest and coldest places in the world revealed

Antarctica's Vostok Station has the coldest air temperature on record with minus-89.2 degreesIran's Dasht-e Lut has the highest surface temperature ever recorded with 70.7 degrees celsiusThe ...

Air New Zealand passenger tweets cheese to cracker ratio complaint

Jeremy Chaston posted a complaint on the Air New Zealand FacebookHis tongue-in-cheek note has attracted several hundred responsesChaston said the hunks of cheese served required ...

Brewed With A View matches UK destinations with the perfect cup of tea

Brewed With A View guidebook includes sachets of teas that can't be bought in regular shops inside its pages   Dragonfly Tea's experts sampled more than ...

Fred Olsen cruise passengers struck down by vomiting bug

The 1,350-passenger ship is currently sailing back to SouthamptonIt is nearing the end of its 13-night journey to the Azores and Madeira An unknown number of ...

The bare truth about the growing trend for naked cruising

Nancy Tiemann has been running nude cruises for 25 yearsShe reveals the naked truth about the trips and debunks common mythsIs it sexual and what ...

The best cities for a pint revealed as drinks cost HALF as much in Budapest

Post Office Travel Money found Budapest cheapest for celebratory drinksOther low-cost options include: Prague, Czech Republic and Riga, LatviaDue to a weak Euro, Amsterdam and ...

Vjera Mujovic and fiancé marry at 30,000ft a year after meeting on a plane

Vjera Mujovic and Stefan Preis met on a Turkish Airlines flight in May 2014They began dating and were married on a flight from Istanbul to ...

Lucy Hemmings gets SIX HUNDRED apologies after pervert in Mumbai

The incident occurred during Lucy Hemmings' three-month tour of IndiaShe wrote on her blog that the man stared 'intently' at herThe 27-year-old said she felt ...

A troubled past, but a bright future: The luxurious colonial hotel in south Sri Lanka where history is hidden in the staircase

 At the Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle's prettiest accommodation, there's a reminder of the town's tumultuous pastThe town's fort, now a UNESCO world heritage site was first ...

Mercedes-Benz and Lufthansa Technik create the ultimate VIP aircraft design

The luxury car manufacturer has teamed up with the German airline on a sleek design for their executive jetsCurrently only a concept, it was unveiled ...

Thailand tourist dead after getting head caught in malfunctioning lift

A receptionist told police she heard a thud and a voice calling for helpStaff and rescuers were unable to open the door as the ...

City canals install duck waddle lanes along towpaths

Ducks are getting their own lanes to promote pathway safety for all usersLanes have a spray painted duck on them, so the birds can identify them The Canal ...

Made in Chelsea's Binky Felstead gives guide to London

Twenty-four-year-old reality star Binky reveals her favourite London hauntsFrom where to grab a weekend quiet drink to her favourite curry houseSocialite also offers her top ...

Airbnb's Floating House on London's River Thames and what it's REALLY like

Airbnb's blue cottage has spent the week floating down the Thames past Chelsea, Westminster and is now docked at Canary WharfThe functional Floating House has two ...

Magaluf bars offering British holidaymakers all-you-can-drink happy hour

Several bars on Punta Ballena strip now offering rockbottom drinks offersSeven different establishments have all-you-can-drink deals for just €5Successful despite local efforts to clean up ...

Delta Airline safety video crams 25 internet memes like Charlie and Keyboard Cat

Delta Airlines have created an amusing new safety demonstration video Internet fans will recognise characters like the Overly Attached Girlfriend  Video is homage to YouTube which celebrates ...

South America cycling couple's pet dog goes blind and start crowd-funding

Kira Purlyte could not bear to leave behind her dog Tulku when she embarked on cycling the Pan-American HighwaySix months into the trip the terrier fell ...

Beds on Board lets you stay overnight on a luxury yacht

Tim Ludlow and his business partners recently launched Beds on BoardThe boat sharing website connects owners with accommodation seekersWhile guests can rent a bunk, cabin ...

North American tourist loses temper with Hong Kong police in video

Man, who identifies himself as Lee, stopped for cycling in restricted areaTells the police officers that he doesn't have any IDNorth American shows anger at ...

Incredible timelapse shows how tourist destinations have changed over time

Video project from researchers at Google and University of Washington scoured tourist photos onlineResearchers compiled a montage of several timelapse sequences of tourist spotsThey crowd-sourced ...

Avatar Airlines promises no baggage fees, free WiFi and low fares

Avatar Airlines is hoping to raise $5m to get it off the groundPlans to undercut competition by offering cheap US flights First tried to gain approval ...

World's largest Zip World Caverns to open in north Wales

Zip World Caverns is housed in former mines near the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog in GwyneddThrillseekers are suspended up to 100ft above the floor inside a ...

Driverless Airport Personal Transport whisks passengers from car park to terminal

Airport Personal Transport is a driverless car for airportsWill ferry passengers from their cars to their boarding gate at three times walking speedDesigners are hoping ...

Dubai's Hotel Indigo will be 100% solar-powered and have a grass amphitheatre

Intercontinental Hotels Group set to launch Hotel Indigo in Dubai's new eco-resortAs well as being powered entirely by solar energy, hotel will recycle all waste ...

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FIFA executives arrested in Switzerland face extradition to US over corruption charges

Senior officials arrested at five-star hotel in Zurich ahead of FIFA CongressPlain-clothed officers led suspects through side-door of hotel this morningReports say they face corruption ...

Man along Bondi Beach smoking a home-made bong

Tourist strolls Bondi Beach smoking bong-like device Locals gawked as the man enjoyed a puff from his homemade contraption 'There were a few stares', photographer tells Daily ...

BB King's lawyer blasts relatives who made 'ridiculous' claims that blues legend was murdered, saying they were only sore because he left them just $5,000 each 

Karen Williams and Patty King claimed father was poisoned by his aides King's children were left four-figure sums in his will, star's lawyer revealsBrent Bryson claims ...

Thousands of London commuters endure fresh travel misery as power failures cause dozens of services to be delayed or cancelled

Angry commuters tweet photos of crowded platforms and huge queues c2c passengers pictured alighting next to rails in between stations todayServices not running between Tilbury Town/Upminster ...

What Jill Meagher's killer told sex worker before he raped her

Adrian Bayley found guilty of raping women before murdering Jill MeagherHe is serving a life sentence for Ms Meagher's death in Melbourne in 2012The 43-year-old ...

Home in Oodnadatta Track train station goes up for sale

A slice of Australian history has gone on the market in the South Australian Outback on the Oodnadatta TrackCoward Springs was an old railway site ...

Seal pup found in South Australian farmer's paddock 35km from the coast

Baby fur seal found among cows in a farm in Bletchley South AustraliaFarmer made surprise discovery after his cows were acting strangelyClosest lake is 20 km away, while the sea is ...

'Wolverine' murderer 'cared more about his dog than family he killed': Last text message of killer told friends to take care of Jack Russell as they say 'dark secret' drove him to stab them to death

Jed Allen told friends in message that his dog Tetley 'deserved a better life'He did not mention that he had gone on the run after ...

Monocle founder Tyler Brule says Australia becoming Earth's dumbest nation

Monocle and Wallpaper founder says Australia is at risk of becoming the 'dumbest nation on Earth'And economists say Australia is dumbing down its economyExpert warns against ...

Wildlife photographer captures spectacular close-up image of elephant

Image taken by Jean Tresfon, 40, as she travelled by boat along the Moremi river in Botswana with Steve BenjaminThe pair spotted the animal feeding, ...