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Tech that makes ‘near-miss’ collisions almost impossible

 In June 2017, there were on average 33,000 flights every day over Europe alone  Planes tend to follow similar paths, called airways, which are like roads Passenger aircraft cannot fly without a traffic collision avoidance system (TCAS) Mechanical Engineer Davide Crivelli explains how the system works  By Davide Crivelli For The Conversation Published: 05:39 EDT, […]


The woman who has spent 40 years alone on Sable Island

Zoe Lucas, 67, has spent 40 years living on Sable Island off the coast of Canada The citizen scientist first visited the spot as a 21-year-old in 1971 She gets supplies flown in weekly and spends her time studying the ecology   By Sadie Whitelocks for MailOnline Published: 09:19 EDT, 25 July 2017 | Updated: 10:13 EDT, […]


The beach hut gets a 21st century makeover in Eastbourne

Eastbourne has installed the first in a series of modern huts, which it’s hoped will become landmarks The seaside resort recently ran a design contest asking architects to put a modern spin on the beach hut  Irish architect Stephen Foley and Kevin Hoy won the competition with their design ‘What unearthed?’ By Sadie Whitelocks for […]


Arizona toddler comically vents frustrations about Disney

Mila Stauffer, from Arizona, became an unlikely web sensation earlier this year  Her family’s YouTube page features a new diatribe about Disney’s bad points The 59 second-long tirade has amassed more than 13,000 views By Sadie Whitelocks for MailOnline Published: 06:03 EDT, 25 July 2017 | Updated: 06:56 EDT, 25 July 2017 Disney’s catchphrase is […]


UK airports ranked by passengers with Newcastle on top

Newcastle Airport scored highest for cleanliness, check-in and toilets London airports performed poorly, with the exception of overall runner-up, City Stansted Airport refutes the findings – claiming the poll is ‘random and contrary’ By Martha Alexander For Mailonline Published: 07:16 EDT, 25 July 2017 | Updated: 07:16 EDT, 25 July 2017 Passengers across the country […]


Ryanair bids to buy failed Italian rival Alitalia

By Victoria Ibitoye For The Daily Mail Published: 16:51 EDT, 24 July 2017 | Updated: 04:07 EDT, 25 July 2017 Ryanair has launched a bid for bankrupt rival Alitalia as it seeks to dominate in Italy. The budget carrier said it had submitted an offer for the loss-making carrier on Friday but added it would […]


Hotels inside converted churches, convents and monasteries

The San Clemente Palace Kempinski in Venice is a former monastery that dates back to the 12th century Meanwhile, the Fontevraud in France, which has 54 rooms, is famed for being the largest abbey in Europe If you’re after a room with rather heavenly views, head to the Monastero Santa Rosa on the Amalfi Coast  […]


Exploring eastern Canada in a gigantic motorhome

By Matt Dathan For Mailonline Published: 03:42 EDT, 25 July 2017 | Updated: 03:47 EDT, 25 July 2017 The midsummer heat of Toronto hit us hard even though it was shortly after midnight as we clambered out of our taxis downtown. But the long, tired and sweaty journey already felt like yesterday after washing down […]


Sandra Howard makes a meal of the mighty Mekong

Author Sandra Howard went to Laos after a trip to neighbouring Burma  She said she was surprised by the delicious cooking and lush landscape  During the trip Howard saw a range of sites but said there was still more to see By Sandra Howard For The Mail On Sunday Published: 18:01 EDT, 22 July 2017 […]


Berkshire is ranked the ultimate destination in England

The south east spot came out on top in AA’s countrywide hospitality ranking  It was followed by Surrey and Staffordshire as joint second place prize-winners Surrey was deemed the best county for five-star food options  By Sadie Whitelocks for MailOnline Published: 08:23 EDT, 24 July 2017 | Updated: 10:04 EDT, 24 July 2017 The AA […]

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