The commute completely transformed Britain. Is it over for ever?It helped create the suburbs, with countless towns thriving due to good transport links. Now it is under threat, with potentially huge consequences for our cities and social lives
Loo with a view: transparent public toilets installed in Tokyo parksAmenities designed so prospective users can inspect their cleanliness from the outside
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Beer brand and leather store unwittingly named after Māori word for 'pubic hair'. Canada’s Hell’s Basement and a shop in Wellington both thought the word ‘huruhuru’ meant ‘feather’ – they were wrong
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A young woman gave birth to her new baby while in a medically-induced coma after she fell ill with coronavirus.Having complained of symptoms she believed were the result of allergies, Angela Primachenko, from the Washington state city of Vancouver, decided to get tested for the virus.
Thousands of Canadians have signed a petition demanding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pay for their own security costs, amid mounting concern the country could be saddled with a bill costing millions of dollars.Since the couple announced they were giving up formal royal duties and public money, they have been holed up in a $20m private mansion on a secluded cove on Canada’s Victoria Island.
The Duchess of Sussex has received an outpouring of support after an intimate tell-all documentary featuring her estranged father.Thomas Markle spoke of his pain following his dramatic fallout with Meghan and her and Prince Harry’s move to break away from the royal family.
The Duchess of Sussex has posted pictures of a visit to British animal welfare charity Mayhew as she and Harry brace for a second difficult day in their new Canadian life.On the couple’s official Instagram account SussexRoyal, Meghan is pictured stroking one of the dogs at the charity, at which she is a patron.
Globetrotters take note, the world’s 10 best airports have been unveiled.The Skytrax 2019 World Airport Awards gave Singapore’s Changi Airport the crown for a history-making seventh year running with more than 5,000 arrivals and departures each week across 80 different airlines.But the travel destination is famed for being much more than a mere transport pitstop with a butterfly park, cinema, cactus garden and countless art installations on offer – more than enough to ease the pain of pesky delays.Japan also flexed its muscles in the annual list with Tokyo’s Haneda Airport coming in close second place followed by Seoul’s Incheon and Hong Kong International Airport at number five.So what about the UK?Despite having over 40 public airports, London Heathrow was the only travel hub to make the definitive top 10 most probably down to its easy-to-navigate location for quick-fire business meetings and tourist visits.From Switzerland to Qatar, we’ve rounded up this year’s top 10 airports. How many have you visited?
With summer drawing to a close, we’re already plotting our next great escape. Thankfully, Airbnb is on hand to offer up some serious inspiration with a guide to the travel booking platform’s most popular hotspots according to guests.Over the past decade, the following properties have been enjoyed by over 860,000 travellers and have been rated as some of the best in the world.From a secluded bamboo house in Bali to a lavish palace just moments from the famous Jemaa el-Fnaa in Marrakech, these are the Airbnbs to add to your bucket list. But with a six month waiting list on some of the properties, you might want to start saving up.Now, where did we put our passport?Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: From Nashville to Perth: The places to visit in 2018Fit for a Queen: The royal residences you can spend the night atThe 50 cheapest Michelin-starred restaurants have been revealed
Whether it was cooing over Prince Louis‘s Lindo Wing debut or the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s first kiss, the world’s love affair with the British royal family continues to flourish.But what if we told you that there are another 25 monarchies across the globe?Yes, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have some serious competition if they wish to hold on to every self-confessed royalist’s fandom.From Queen Letizia and King Felipe of Spain to Japan’s Imperial Family, take a trip across the globe to meet some of the lesser known crown-bearers.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: From Harry and Meghan to Charles and Camilla: Where each member of the royal family livesClog dancing, pretzel making and DJing: The surprising skills the royal family’s picked up on their tours abroad Fit for a Queen: The royal residences you can spend the night at
Brunch. It’s that lovely lazy meal that means you don’t have to be anywhere or do anything except right where you are, eating what you want, at inappropriate times of the day.It started off as a halfway house between breakfast and lunch, but nowadays brunch seems to mean any meal, from anywhere, at any time.We’ve pulled together a few ideas for a few different brunches from around the world you can try, and where you can get them without getting on a plane.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK. Read more from Yahoo Style UK:Have we been making tea all wrong?A SOLID CHOCOLATE Easter egg now existsRead more from Yahoo Style UK:
For $10,000 (£8,000) a month plus travel expenses, you can travel the world, staying in, blogging and reviewing luxurious homes. THIRDHOME is offering one lucky applicant the chance to stay in 12 of its multi-million dollar properties for a three-month period.
Being proposed to at the Eiffel Tower may be a cliché, but clichés are clichés for a reason – it would be pretty romantic.Certain spots throughout the world are more popular to pop the question at than others, though surprisingly, the Paris’ famous Tower is only the twelfth on the list.Jewellery company Avanti analysed more than 10,000 photos on Instagram by looking for the hashtags #proposal, #shesaidyes, #amazingproposal, #ononeknee and #beautifulproposal to create a list of the most popular proposal locations in the world (well, amongst Instagram fans anyway).Why are some men still asking their partner's father for permission to propose?How much the average wedding costs in the UK
An Indian palace/hotel has been revealed as TripAdvisor users’ favourite place to stay in the world. Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur has won the coveted 2016 Travellers’ Choice award from the popular online reviews site. Standing high above the desert capital of Jodhpur amid 26 acres of gardens, Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the world’s largest private residences.