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Travel: Experiencing Kissimmee’s natural beauty

It is one of Orlando's oldest tourist attractions but its appeal has never waned. Since 1949 Brits have come to Gatorland time and time again – even David Attenborough himself has filmed here – so this year, I made it my mission to find out why.It is one of Orlando's oldest tourist attractions but its appeal has never waned. Since 1949 Brits have come to Gatorland time and time again – even David Attenborough himself has filmed here – so this year, I made it my mission to find out why.

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Ennerdale is picture perfect

Travel: Walking the latest UNESCO World Heritage destination

Britain's stunning Lake District gained UNESCO World Heritage status just a couple of weeks ago which positions it with other ‘must see’ iconic outdoor destinations such as the Grand Canyon and Great Barrier Reef. So why not actively seek out the joys of its lakes, mountains and fells on a Chapters Experience Holiday?

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Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

While builder’s tea - milk, two sugars - may be the stereotypical cuppa for most Brits, it seems that younger consumers are more adventurous in their leaf of choice.

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SMIDS Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns with some of his team

Oakman Inns pub operator gets Royal seal of approval

What do Oakman Inns, Waitrose, Barclays, BAe and the Co-Op all have in common?

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A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

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One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

More than one in ten UK holidaymakers have misplaced an electronic device in their luggage, resulting in them being stopped by airport security, according to a new report.

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Food glorious food at Berkhamsted Food Festival

Pies, vintage teas, local ales and live music are all part of the Berkhamsted Food Festival.

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Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando’s, is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the UK this week.

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UK’s longest sausage roll coming to Morrisons

UK’s longest sausage roll coming to Morrisons

Morrisons is to sell the UK’s longest sausage roll – for just £1.

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Tips to help gadget obsessives get a good night’s sleep

Tips to help gadget obsessives get a good night’s sleep

People obsessed by their smartphones or tablets should wear special computer glasses or use screen filters to block out blue light to get a good night’s sleep.

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How to ease your hangover: sharing

How to ease your hangover: sharing

Headache and nausea aside, the morning after an evening of drinking can be filled with regret, anxiety and misery. But it can also be a time of humour, storytelling and emotional bonding.

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Sue Bradbury kisses the Blarney Stone

Travel: Kissing the Blarney Stone

The smile that welcomed me onboard the Aer Lingus flight to Cork spread from ear to ear and seemed effortlessly genuine. We all know that boarding a plane can be far from a joyous affair these days but, from the check-in staff to the cabin crew, I experienced nothing but good humour and Irish joie-de-vivre. The short, one-hour trip was also a considerable bonus.

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Leadsinger Richard Butler by Mike Pfeiffer

INTERVIEW: Pretty In Punk - Talking Johnny Rotten and John Hughes with the Psychedelic Furs ahead of UK singles tour

Remember Pretty In Pink - John Hughes' pretty-much-perfect 1980s teen movie about love, longing and compromise? Who can forget adorable love-lorn Duckie, or Andy's brooding over 'heart-throb' Blane?
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The luxury Rocky Mountaineer train operates in western Canada.

Travel: Riding the Rocky Mountaineer in western Canada

A journey on the Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train service that operates on four routes in western Canada, offers a comfortable way viewing landscape and wildlife, plus insights into the important role played by the railway in the country’s history.
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Durdle Door in Dorset

Travel: Adventure swimming in Britain

Although travelling across the world to a beautiful swimming location is incredibly rewarding and exciting, there are multiple world renowned swimming spots right here at home in the UK.

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Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Whether you are a thrillseeker yearning for the great outdoors,or just fancy a more sedate break in calming surroundings, Britain’s 15 National Parks offer the chance to spend some time with nature.

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Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Messages claiming to be from WhatsApp are being sent by fraudsters intending to steal banking and personal information.

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Harry Winks in action for the Spurs U18 team PNL-141128-075215002

Tottenham star Harry Winks wants to have his cake and eat it

Hemel’s football prodigy Harry Winks sliced his clearance, when he took a break from pre-season training to help out at his mum’s new tea shop.

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RAF Habbaniya trio (from left to right): David Andrews, Frank Gill and Sid Avis.

RAF duo search for lost comrade from Hemel Hempstead

After fighting on the frontline 60 years ago, RAF airmen David Andrews and Frank Gill are on the hunt for their long-lost comrade Sid Avis.

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