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Sloth shown on video being dragged from tree in Peru by illegal loggers for tourist selfies

Sloths are capture by illegal loggers and sold into the tourist entertainment trade

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The Beatles-inspired Austrian ski resort of Obertauern is a Magical Mystery Tour

THE hills are alive with the sound of music. Or should that be mountains?

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MPs to investigate crime gangs launching ‘pop-up’ brothels in holiday lets

POP-UP brothels found in holiday lets and domestic properties will be probed by MPs investigating the sex trade. The inquiry has been launched into organised crime gangs using temporary addresses to sexually exploit women. Police issued warnings to holida

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Thetford Forest is the Brecks-kept secret for an action-packed break

AS I swung into the net 36ft up, my waist harness gave me a nasty yank in a delicate place. I heard a laugh and on the platform above, a female Go-Aper mocked: “Me Tarzan, you Jane!” We were swinging across high-wires and hurtling down zip-wir

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The Hawaiian Ranch that’s straight out of your favourite monster movie

IMAGINE Jurassic Park but without the dinosaurs. Sure, it’d make a terrible movie but it’s a far more pleasant tourist experience. And that’s what Hawaii’s Kualoa Ranch offers, with scenery that looks like it’s straight

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Lapland: There's festive fun for all the family this Christmas in Finland's go-to region

DASHING through the snow, the white-capped trees became a blur as we sped through the forest on the back of a sled.

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Storm Brian: High winds and stormy seas lead to travel problems on trains, boats and planes

Irish Sea and Channel sailings cancelled and delayed; BA grounds 20 Heathrow flights; rail passengers face disruption

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Historical Nuremberg is the perfect town for Christmas markets

WALKING through the cold, eerie cellars below Nuremberg’s Old Town, it’s easy to imagine yourself as one of World War Two’s so-called Monuments Men. Some of the 700-year-old vaults were used to store priceless art the Nazis plundered

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Brits warned to ‘stay away’ from Madagascar as plague hits holiday island

AN outbreak of plague has hit a tropical ­holiday island popular with British tourists. Travellers have been warned to stay away from Madagascar as an epidemic has so far struck more than 680 people, leaving 80 dead. Health officials say the medieval i

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Ice tsunamis at the world's edge

All before us is ice. Stretching out for miles there's nothing but a vast barrier of white. A frozen sea, more than 30 stories tall, as menacing as it is beautiful.

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The business behind the world’s cheapest one-star Michelin meal

Singapore may be one of the most expensive cities in the world but it’s home to the world’s cheapest one-star Michelin meal. CNBC’s Xin En Lee finds out the business behind Hong Kong Soya Sauce chicken rice.

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The nifty trick that could bag you a bargain exotic getaway (if you’re adventurous)

BRITISH holidaymakers can escape the wintry weather and sun themselves in exotic locations for bargain basement prices with the help of a nifty online trick. Travel websites Skyscanner and Kiwi.com offer rock-bottom prices for customers which can be found

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Neighbours of AirBnB rentals reveal their hell – with condoms in gardens and poo in lifts

THE residents of a luxury waterside apartment block want to ban rental firms like Airbnb, booking.com and A Space in the City – saying unruly guests have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage. Homeowners say visitors using short-term let compa

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Ski fitness: how to get fit for the slopes

Wall squats, cycling and sit-ups will not get you fit for the ski season. Here are the best exercises and fitness tips from our ski and snowboard physiotherapist

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Laptops in checked bags on airlines pose explosion risk

The U.S. is urging airlines to ban large, personal electronic devices from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire.

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Best family holidays: Why Italy is the place to go with the kids

Italy's the place to take the kids, says James Hanning – and now's the time to go

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