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Lufthansa starts services to Italian holiday destination of Perugia
Perugia is just one of a total of eight new holiday destinations, with flights to Heraklion/Crete and the Scottish city of Glasgow also departing from Munich and Lufthansa flights to Bodrum/Turkey, and Cagliari/Sardinia operating from Frankfurt for the …

Senate Passes Tax-Free Holiday to Spur Gun Sales

Senate Passes Tax-Free Holiday to Spur Gun Sales
The state Senate on Thursday gave the green light to a proposal to designate one weekend a year when Texas shoppers would not have to pay sales tax on guns. Senate Bill 228 by Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, would create a sales tax holiday for …
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TomMcLoughlin :Eclectic France: Five Different Types of Holiday
The French Pyrénées-Orientales, which is close to the borders of Spain, is one of the most spectacular places to enjoy a beach holiday. With the Mediterranean climate and a laidback pace of life, there's no better place to wind down. Less supercilious …
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EUROPE POWER-German spot up on bullish wind, French down on holiday
FRANKFURT, May 7 (Reuters) – European prompt power prices were mixed on Thursday, with Germany's rising on lower wind levels and those in France falling due to easing demand for that nation's May 8 public holiday. German baseload power for delivery …
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Skeletal Bodies North of Phuket Link Holiday Coast to Brutal Thailand Trafficking

Skeletal Bodies North of Phuket Link Holiday Coast to Brutal Thailand Trafficking
Thailand's media, however, is likely to continue to ask questions about links between the bodies found at and near abandoned traffickers' camps on Thailand's holiday coast and more than 30 bodies found in the past few days at camps in southern Thailand …
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Dog and cat holidays could unlock billions of pounds in hotel revenue
PUG ON HOLIDAY Getty. The boss of lifestyle website PetsPyjamas insists that British hotels could unlock billions of pounds in revenue if they all let pet owners bring their dogs on holiday with them. Gracia Amico, citing figures from Euromonitor …
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Solar-powered products escape new federal regulation aimed at making your
The Consumer Product Safety Commission released a final rule Monday that will require Christmas and other holiday lighting to meet new safety standards starting in June, although the rule does exempt some products from those standards, including …
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Five-figure payout after holiday from hell

Five-figure payout after holiday from hell
A WOMAN who suffered a serious gastric illness during what was supposed to be a relaxing holiday in Egypt has been awarded a £22,500 payout. Mandy Davis, from Darlington, booked a ten-day stay at the Tropicana Rosetta and Jasmine Club resort, …
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Turkish couple returns from holiday, finds corpse in bedroom
A couple have found a corpse in the bedroom of their house in western Turkey after they returned from a weekend holiday. The family, who declined to be named, found the young man in the bedroom of their house in the Bahçelievler neighborhood of Kocaeli …
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Monday's papers: Fiskars' good news 'surprise,' prices could draw Finnish
We took a look at Monday's newspapers. There were unexpected gains in the US market by Finnish scissors, axe and blade company Fiskars. Can you get double your holiday value by heading east? Tragedy struck in Kajaani – a 17-year-old died after a car …
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Lastest Holiday News

A Word from the Editor: I think election day should be a public holiday
I think election day should be a public holiday and I also think non-voters should be fined £100 and the money given to old servicemen and women or divided among the volunteers who give up their time to count votes. But I hope that, even without such …

Top 5 Amazon deals this bank holiday weekend: 40% off TVs, tablets and
If you're after a new TV, laptop, tablet or even a pair of headphones, Amazon is hosting a bank holiday sale – with up to half-price off selected products. The deals which include £30 off the Fire HD 7'' tablet, offers reductions on soundbars …

10 Things You Didn't Know About Billie Holiday
In his new book, Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth (Viking), jazz historian John Szwed, who also penned books about Miles Davis and Sun Ra, tells the story of one of America's greatest artists who would have celebrated her 100th birthday on …
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Enjoy cheap holiday bargains this summer thanks to the pound's strength

Enjoy cheap holiday bargains this summer thanks to the pound's strength
And southern Portugal's Algarve region is the area that's seen the biggest drop in prices for British holidaymakers. Costs have fallen 22 per cent compared to last year according to the Post Office's latest Holiday Money report. The figure is based on …

North East Bank Holiday weather: Monday looks set for sunshine
Bank Holiday revellers could be putting on their shades as sunshine is forecast for Monday. But on Saturday and Sunday we are being advised to take a coat and umbrella as wind and rain is set to hit the region. Rain is expected later on Saturday and …
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Lucky 13 reasons to be cheerful: Bank holiday destinations whatever the
It's not been the best of bank holidays with the weather, but with Sunday's forecast predicting the wettest day of the three, maybe you ought to be considering venturing out to destinations where family fun is assured. 1. Whisby Nature Park. It's only …
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Greece holiday warning – could you be left stranded with no money abroad?

Greece holiday warning – could you be left stranded with no money abroad?
So if you feel a few twinges of doubt about a holiday there, you're not alone. When Cyprus had an economic crisis in 2013, holidaymakers found themselves short of cash. “There was a plan to stop all the money leaving the country – the banks basically …

Things to do in North Wales this Bank Holiday weekend May 1-4 2015
Lookachu body art and Moira the face painter will be at GreenWood Forest Park over the bank holiday weekend. Smarty Marty the Clown and Ricardo the Pirate will be performing at the Forest Theatre. On Sunday and Monday there will be a Morris dancing …
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Nepal quake sends summer holiday plans for a toss
MUMBAI: Within days of the Nepal earthquake, it has become clear that the biggest victim of the disaster — apart from the hapless citizens and the centuries-old heritage — has been the country's tourism industry. Nepal is popular for it's many temples.
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Leeds bars team up to host bank holiday street festival
So make sure you ditch the sofa this weekend and back away from the box sets because the city's bars are here to save your bank holiday. l For more cool ways to spend your bank holiday weekend, make sure you check out today's 'Top 5' picks in the City …
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