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China demand inspires new VW camper van



CHINA , TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST August 21, 2017


The German company is the largest foreign manufacturer in China. Photo credit - VW   Germany's Volkswagen is intending to launch the ID Buzz in 2022.   Drawing on the enormous retro-appeal of the famous Mic...

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Big Ben's Bongs Fall Silent



UK, LONDON LIFE, EAST MEETS WEST August 21, 2017


  At midday today the soundscape of Westminster will change for the next four years.   Normally heard every fifteen minutes the bonging of the Great Bell, or Big Ben as it's commonly known, will be silenced as work ta...

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Tourism rides storm of terror attacks



BUSINESS, Europe, TRAVEL August 18, 2017


In the immediate aftermath of the Barcelona terror attacks, the city has united in solidarity in the face of the perpetrators. We've seen this sort of mass-mourning an unfortunate number of times this year, as London was...

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Britain's Fish & Chip Obsession, and Some of London's Best Location's for the Delicacy.



UK, LONDON LIFE, FOOD August 18, 2017


Fish & chips, quite possibly the cheapest form of take away available in the UK, if you can be bothered to visit your local chippy as opposed to just getting something delivered to your door, admittedly a much more preferable ...

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Chinese airlines flying high with new routes to the UK and beyond



CHINA , UK, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST August 18, 2017


Hainan Airlines to launch non-stop service between Chengdu and New York in October, but October will be a busy month for the airline as the USA isn't their only target destination.   Travellers will be able to fly directl...

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