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  1. Wetlands Centre in Barnes prepares to warm the cockles for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Wandsworth Guardian

    Santa and his reindeer, including baby Rudolph, are ready to welcome children to their magic grotto in the northern pine forest on December 6 and 7. After visiting Santa in his cosy grotto and receiving their very first Christmas present of the year , youngsters and their families can head back into the forest to meet the family of reindeer, including a six-month-old baby, and discover more about them. If you do not fancy hopping on their sleigh for a ride, why not have your photo taken with one of the cuddly dogs as a special seasonal souvenir.


  2. Rick Steves' EuropeRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    RICK STEVES' EUROPE offers a fresh perspective on the best travel advice, including where to stay, what to see and how to get around in Europe. Rick Steves shares his extensive knowledge of European history, art and culture.


  3. News from around the EMEA region, Nov 20.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel, industry and travel news from around Europe, Middle East & Africa; this week: Rocco Forte secures a million investment lifeline, Viceroy enters Europe, Hilton opens third in Belgium and more... Louvre Hotels Group Sold Shanghai travel company, Jin Jiang International Holdings Co., has bought Paris-based Louvre Hotels Group for a reported 1.2 billion. The deal, set to add 1,100 hotels, with more than 90,000 rooms, across 40 countries to Jin Jiang's portfolio, is expected to take place during the first quarter of 2015 upon government approval in China.


  4. Nelson rings feature of Hobbit premieresRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Nelson Mail

    Ray Mitchell, left, Tanya Rowe, Halfdan Hansen, Heath Neilson and Zane Colegate of Jens Hansen each hold one of the five gold plated bronze rings that are being sent to different parts of the world for the premieres of the final instalment of The Hobbit trilogy. Today five large-scale One Ring replicas made by a Nelson jeweller are being sent to high profile international premieres of The Hobbit trilogy's final instalment.


  5. The crazy buildings of the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    With over 80% of the world's population projected to live in cities by the end of the century, subterranean development has become a critical facet of efforts to sustain growth. In a 2013 report, the US National Research Council suggested that "facilities underground may be the most successful way to encourage or support the redirection of urban development into sustainable patterns."


  6. Retailers embark on big festive season...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Retailers and manufacturers are spending heavily on marketing for the peak November-December sales season, with budgets estimated at more than 2 billion baht. Purchasing power has improved since the third quarter, so retailers are spending heavily on marketing for the peak November-December sales season.THANARAK KHUNTON But with stability restored, purchasing power has improved since the third quarter, so retailers have adjusted their marketing strategies accordingly.


  7. Document reveals '90% funding cuts'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Newsday

    The Greater London Authority report reveals funding could drop from the current A 22.6m to A 10.4m next year before being reduced further to A 2.3m by 2016-17. The report, dated 4 November and written by the Education and Youth Forward Planning Team, stated: "We are forecasting a 90% reduction in GLA managed investment in education and youth."


  8. Cruise notes: Europe will get its first sternwheeler in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    CroisiEurope is building two new river cruise ships that will be propelled by paddle wheels. Both will be able to operate in shallower water, giving them access to such rivers as France's Loire, which has been visited by barges but not by modern river ships.


  9. Causeway Bay loses to New York in world highest rental rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Average rent on the prime shopping streets in Causeway Bay saw a 6.8 per cent fall for the 12 months to September. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Causeway Bay, which has been losing its appeal for big-spending mainland tourists, has relinquished its crown as the world's costliest district for retail rents.


  10. Injured Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo enjoys meal out with friends in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Marcos Rojo has had a tough time with injuries since his summer move to Manchester United, but the defender put on a brave face as he smiled for a picture during a meal out with friends. The 24-year-old Argentine moved to Old Trafford from Sporting Lisbon in the summer, but was ruled out for up to three months after dislocating his shoulder against Manchester City just over a fortnight ago.


  11. Re: Pat Mussieux, Named Female Executive Of The Year In Canada - Stevie AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce Winners in 11th Annual Competition World's Top Honors for Women Entrepreneurs, Executives, Employees and the Organizations They Run Were Presented in New York PRLog - Nov. 19, 2014 - LONDON, Canada -- LONDON, ONTARIO, CANADA November 19, 2014 - StevieA Awards for Women in Business on Friday named Pat Mussieux as the winner of the GOLD Award for Women in Business - Female Executive of the Year in Canada. Shining a spotlight on women executives, entrepreneurs, and organizations run by women, the StevieA Awards for Women in Business announced the results of its 2014 competition in New York City.


  12. 'Tis the Season: Ugga Australia Launches Holiday Ad Campaign...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    UGG Australia embodies luxurious warmth and, this holiday season, the global lifestyle brand is transforming the art and magic of gift-giving. UGG unveiled a festive, multi-channel campaign, titled " Twinkling Lights " created to showcase how the holidays are full of magic and draw attention to a glittering update to the Classic Short boot.


  13. Stella McCartney's husband Alasdhair Willis on dinner with George Clooney and AmalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    The man making wellies cool: Stella McCartney's designer husband Alasdhair Willis on Kate Moss, Hunter boots and dinner with Mr and Mrs Clooney Once a humble wellington boot brand loved by country bumpkins, Hunter has risen to become the footwear of choice for A-listers - and it's all thanks to one man. Alasdhair Willis, better known to some as Mr Stella McCartney, took the helm as creative director 18 months ago and since then he has given the brand a huge overhaul, introduced trend-led outerwear and ensured his show is one of fashion week's hottest tickets.


  14. Rail passengers warned of overcrowding at major stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Echo

    RAIL passengers from Hampshire travelling towards London could be facing trouble this morning after a major station was closed due to overcrowding. Clapham Junction has been closed temporarily due to the sher volume of passengers, following the evacuation of Victoria Station due to a fire alarm.


  15. Consumer champion: Which? boss vows to take on Britain's broken energy and travel marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Campaigning: Peter Vicary-Smith is celebrating his ten-year anniversary at Which? and wants to take on Britain's travel and energy woes next. Another day, another highly vocal call for change from consumer champion Which? This week's target is suggestions from health officials that families must freeze and defrost chicken if they want to steer clear of food poisoning.


  16. A Fresh Look at Chris Ofili, a Painter Propelled by Controversy, at the New MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New York Observer

    Now the stuff of legend, Chris Ofili's painting The Holy Virgin Mary ignited a firestorm when it made its U.S. debut at the Brooklyn Museum in fall 1999. It was a key work in "Sensation," a traveling group show that originated in London, featuring highlights from the Charles Saatchi Collection of Young British Art .


  17. Dylan Thomas centenary events 'dumbed down' claims leading authority on the poetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    One of the world's leading experts on the writing of Dylan Thomas has accused the two main organisations responsible for organising centenary events of adopting a superficial "dumbed down" approach. Professor John Goodby of Swansea University, who recently edited a new collected edition of Thomas' poetry, launched a scathing attack on Literature Wales and the British Council in Poetry Wales magazine.


  18. Curzon cinema and Michael Kors fashion store unveiled for new WestgateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Oxford Times

    Developer Westgate Alliance Oxford said it had signed deals with Curzon Cinemas and Michael Kors, that will operate alongside a flagship three-storey John Lewis store. The announcement came as city council bosses last night signed off plans to use A 1.1m - of an expected A 4.3m in contributions from the alliance - to pay for public space improvements around the site.


  19. Visit St. Pete Clearwater targets U.K. in new 2015 marketing campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    London's going to get a big dose of Pinellas County's tourist message in 2015. Visit St. Pete Clearwater, the public agency that promotes tourism in Pinellas County, on Tuesday unveiled its marketing plan for next year - the high point of which is a first-ever consumer campaign in the United Kingdom in partnership with Virgin Holidays, a major ... (more)


  20. Scottish Labour leadership: Could former bricklayer Neil Findlay be Labour's biggest headache yet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    Ed Miliband's aides fear that if Neil Findlay beats Jim Murphy to be leader of the party in Scotland, the path to No 10 will get harder James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday. As an experienced member of the lobby, he has previously worked at The Sunday Times and the BBC.