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54 min ago | Croydon Guardian

Passengers urged to plan an alternative route due to London Bridge station rebuild

Passengers will not be able to travel from East Croydon to London Bridge for nine days next month due to Network Rail plans to completely redevelop London Bridge station.

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4 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Slammed Florida ratepayers rip Citizens Property spending as 'outrageous'

TALLAHASSEE — Tough rules imposed by Florida’s insurer of last resort are slamming thousands, including a 97-year-old widow losing coverage entirely, but customers see hardball tactics for them and a relaxed attitude for globetrotting brass at state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp. The company’s chairman paid back travel costs ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Londonist

Things To Do In London: Monday 28 July 2014

If you've not already done so, you can subscribe to these daily listings and have them delivered to your inbox at 7pm each evening, so you have enough time to plan for the day ahead.

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12 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

What Backpacking Through Europe Taught Me About Myself

On the last day of my travels through Europe, I felt small. It was a realization that this world is massive and I have so much more to explore.

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16 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

Queue card

Use the Oyster Card to take a double-decker bus to Trafalgar Square for a classic view of the Tower of London built in 1078.

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20 hrs ago | The Day

'Give me Love' opens at birdsall gallery in Old Lyme

Joyful, whimsical, colorful, playful, radiating positive energy all describe "Give me Love: Hearts & Threads," now on view at the diane birdsall gallery in Old Lyme.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Public take a privileged peek at royal toys

The Royal Childhood exhibition inside Buckingham Palace, which opened yesterday, offers a rare glimpse of life as a royal child, with 150 toys, gifts, journals and clothes displayed alongside previously unseen photographs and film of nine generations of royal kids.

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Scotsman.com

Buyout group sets sights on Scottish acquisitions

BUYOUT group Aurelius is scouring Scotland for takeover targets as it seeks opportunities to invest its 220 million cash pile away from an overheating London market.

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Examiner.com

Go on vacation by watching these four classic movies

Watch this brief biography of Gene Kelly and learn about his starring role in the Gershwin movie musical "An American in Paris."

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Chronicle Live

Thousands descend on Sunderland for annual airshow

Read Lee Ryder' final whistle match report, with pictures, from Newcastle United's 1-0 win over Wellington Phoenix at the Westpac Stadium in New Zealand Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London Thousands of families bathed in glorious sunshine as ... (more)

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OUPblog

The month that changed the world: Sunday, 26 July 1914

July 1914 was the month that changed the world. On 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, and just five weeks later the Great Powers of Europe were at war.

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Coleraine Today

Official: Kilrea IoD businessman is one of UK's finest

A Kilrea man is one of nine business leaders from Northern Ireland to have been handpicked by the Institute of Directors to represent the region in the celebrated UK finals of the Director of the Year Awards in London.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hyperallergic

Art Movements

A chalk version of Vermeer's "Girl with the Pearl Earring" in Paris. It was announced this week that the painting is no longer allowed to leave the Hague.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Gazette: Changes in the pipeline - " Southend Travel Centre

The 6.30pm hospital to West Mersea service will run five minutes later, calling at North Station at 6.41pm, allowing passengers to connect from the 6.32am and 6.36am arriving trains from London Liverpool Street.

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Burnley Citizen

Lightning causes travel disruption

Services between London Paddington and Reading, Swindon, Bristol and South Wales were "severely disrupted" due to signalling problems in the Twyford area between Reading and Maidenhead caused by an earlier lightning strike.

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Scotsman.com

40% of tourists 'take shortbread and haggis home'

VISITORS to Scotland have been showing a taste for typical produce like shortbread and haggis, with four in ten of them buying food or drink to take home, figures have shown.

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Inhabitat

England's First Floating Village Coming Soon to East London's Royal Docks

Faced with rising sea levels, would you consider a move onto the water? Soon, a community of Londoners will have exactly that option.

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Globe and Mail

We'd like to fly out of London for a few side trips in Europe. Any tips?

If London gets too foggy for you, the sunny climes of Corfu, Greece, is a short airplane ride away.

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Mansfield Chad

Mansfield trains to Nottingham replaced by buses during strike action

Strike action will see train services between Worksop, Mansfield and Nottingham replaced by buses from Monday July 28 until Thursday July 31. The industrial action is being taken by engineering and maintenance staff in Derby, Leeds and Nottingham in a dispute over pay and conditions.

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The Inquirer

TfL to accept contactless payments on London tubes from 16 September

TRANSPORT FOR LONDON has announced that it will start accepting contactless payments on the London Tube network from 16 September.

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