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Liechtenstein

Nestled in between the Austrian and Swiss borders is a tiny landlocked nation known to many as Liechtenstein. It is a nation where Germany is the official language, where the scenery and landmarks are quite identical to the neighbouring countries, and where the attitudes are like most European countries. (more…)

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 High-tech security scanners that might have prevented the Christmas Day attempt to blow up a jetliner have been installed in only a small number of airports around the world, in large part because of privacy concerns over the machines' capability to see through clothing.

Privacy fears delayed body scanners

High-tech security scanners that might have prevented the Christmas Day attempt to blow up a jetliner have been installed in only a small number of airports around the world, in large part because of privacy concerns over the machines’ capability to see through clothing.

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Workington £1m port clean-up begins

Marine engineers have begun a £1 million clean-up operation at a flood-hit port blocked by thousands of tonnes of debris.

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 A growing number of office workers would rather swap their career to travel around the world, new research has revealed.

Office ‘Scamps’ long to work abroad

A growing number of office workers would rather swap their career to travel around the world, new research has revealed.

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 The UK is one of the world's worst locations to live for expats, a survey has revealed.

Britain ‘poorly rated’ by expats

The UK is one of the world’s worst locations to live for expats, a survey has revealed.

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 Caribbean leaders have revealed they plan to challenge Gordon Brown over a new airfare tax during a summit this weekend.

Caribbean to ask for air tax cut

Caribbean leaders have revealed they plan to challenge Gordon Brown over a new airfare tax during a summit this weekend.

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Las Vegas’ new CityCenter, a big gamble, prepares to open

Some of the world’s top architects and designers have created an upscale destination on the Vegas. But now, some good deals are …

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 A £1.5 million package of funding to improve road safety in some of the world's poorest countries has been announced by the UK Government.

£1.5m funding to boost road safety

A £1.5 million package of funding to improve road safety in some of the world’s poorest countries has been announced by the UK Government.

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Hint at high-speed rail network

The prospect of a possible east-west high-speed rail (HSR) line as well as a north-south one has been put forward by Transport Secretary Lord Adonis.

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 Children living on a remote Scottish island are to hitch a lift to school on what is said to be the world's shortest flight.

Pupils on ‘world’s shortest flight’

Children living on a remote Scottish island are to hitch a lift to school on what is said to be the world’s shortest flight.

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