London statues wear denim to support Jeans for Genes Day

London statues wear denim to support Jeans for Genes Day

London’s statues of Charlie Chaplin and Sherlock Holmes have had a denim makeover to celebrate Jeans for Genes Day, which takes place tomorrow (23rd September) in aid of Genetic Disorders UK. Thanks to a partnership with Gap, and the hard work of local designers, Charlie Chaplin now sports a customised...

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Why Estonia is so much more than a cruise ship destination

Why Estonia is so much more than a cruise ship destination

The intricately layered cities of Tallinn and Tartu prove that Estonia should be on your travel radar. The cruise ships docking in Tallinn’s port, dutifully vomiting their bevy of tourists clad in socks-and-sandals to clog up the viewing points on Toompea Hill, can’t show you the real Estonia. However, that...

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Delights of Uzbekistan

Delights of Uzbekistan

This article was kindly supplied by Cynthia Pickard The words, ‘Golden Road to Samarkand’ conjure up the ultimate romantic idea, the focus of the Silk Road, a trade route since ancient times, a centre of culture and learning. Even Alexander the Great in 329BC found Samarkand more beautiful than he...

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Dame Margaret Hodge MP to conduct review into Garden Bridge project

Dame Margaret Hodge MP to conduct review into Garden Bridge project

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has today announced that Dame Margaret Hodge MP, former chair of the Public Accounts Committee, will conduct a review into the Garden Bridge project. The review into the proposed £185m footbridge linking Temple with the Southbank will look in detail at whether value for money...

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