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Only one Welsh destination makes it in the top 50 most visited in the UK
Just one Welsh city made it into the top 50 most visited places in Britain, according to figures released today which demonstrate the challenges facing Wales' tourism sector.
14 hrs ago
Get tickets to see One Direction at Manchester Etihad Stadium
THEY are the hottest tickets in town, and the Leigh Journal Reader Travel service has lots of them to see the hottest boy band in the world.
This Is London
London most popular tourist destination in UK
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Mon May 20, 2013
Manchester, church group seek accord on breakfast for homeless
The Parks Division had denied a permit to "Do you know Him? Ministries" to use Veterans Memorial Park, where it was allowed to serve the breakfast last year.
Two in three families plan a summer staycation boosting UK tourism to 12billion
Two out of three families are resorting to a 'staycation' this summer as the squeeze on household budgets makes foreign holidays unaffordable, a study has found.
Neville Neville, father of ex-Premier League and England footballers...
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Sun May 19, 2013
Let's get Britain back on track
John Maynard Keynes, one of the most influential economists of the 20th century, explained how a government spends, rather than cuts, its way out of recession.
New custom-made, 24-hour work bus
RESIDENTS in Timperley, Wythenshawe and Heald Green will be able to get straight from their doorstep to the workplace with a new, 24-hour customised bus service from Sunday.
Bank holiday getaways: Top 10 long weekend break deals
Whether it's a week on the sunny Continent or a short getaway to a British bolthole, we've rounded up some of the best last-minute deals to enjoy during the long weekend Life's a beach in Brittany when you take the family to Keycamp's L'Atlantique parc.
Fri May 17, 2013
The secret shopper in your pocket
You might be holding a nice box with a picture of some flowers and dancing fairies on it during your weekly shop - but it's not always apparent which puppy-murdering empire of evil actually owns the benevolent-looking brand.
BBA welcomes new trustee
Burr and Burton Academy has announced that Scott Swenor has been appointed as the newest member of its board of trustees.
Thu May 16, 2013
Emirates to offer all-A380 service to and from Auckland
Emirates Airlines Auckland will from October become the first airport outside Emirates' Dubai hub to have three scheduled Airbus A380 aircraft on the ground at one time when the airline introduces the double-decker aircraft on its daily Dubai route via Brisbane.
Parrish Art Museum to Open Michelle Stuart's Drawn from Nature Exhibition, 7/21
Michelle Stuart: Drawn from Nature , an exhibition by the internationally acclaimed artist known for a rich body of work inspired by her lifelong interest in the earth and the cosmos, will be on view at the Parrish Art Museum from July 21 through October 27, 2013.
HS2 rail benefits are 'unclear'
In a report, the NAO said it had "reservations" about how the planned high-speed rail link would deliver growth and jobs.
VIDEO: Sheffield needs more stores and free parking
VIDEO: Press the play button to watch Ellen Beardmore's video report of shoppers saying what they want more of in Sheffield city centre.
Wed May 15, 2013
Jimmy Savile's home is to be sold for 100,000
Jimmy Savile's Scottish retreat goes up for sale for 100,000... but who on earth would want to live there? Jimmy Savile's Highland home, where he once entertained Prince Charles, is being sold off later this month with a 100,000 price tag.
Restricted Heathrow is failing to serve UK, warns airport tsar
Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary.
High Speed Two is 'all pain and little gain' - leader says
A HIGH speed train line through the borough 'looks as though it will give Warrington all pain and little gain' says Council leader Clr Terry O'Neill. Warrington Borough Council has written to the developers HS2 Ltd for more information about the controversial proposals which would see the new railway line travel through part of east Warrington.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Motley Fool
Should I Buy Intu Properties
What's in a name? Ask Intu Properties, which dropped its shopworn moniker Capital Shopping Centres in February in favor of a fashion makeover in February.
French cinema seduces the Brits
French cinema is enjoying its biggest box office success in Britain for a decade, with attendance for French language or French-made films in 2012 up by 157% on the previous year.