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‘Chateau London’ offers urban vintage

On balconies, in gardens and on the facades of their houses, Londoners are growing vines to create their own "urban wine".

Latest Harry Potter film whets appetite for saga’s finale

Critics mostly applauded the latest Harry Potter film on Friday hours after its stars were contemplating their future at its premiere in London.

French chef embraces English ‘le fish and chips’

''Le fish and chips'' in a top French restaurant? Pourquoi pas? At least that's the view of leading Gallic chef Alain Ducasse, who is embracing British cuisine with open arms, in the teeth of his homeland's traditionally snobbish attitude towards English food.

Bali bombing sites become ‘must-see’ tourist spots

Just days after the deadly Bali bombings, the sites of Saturday's attacks have become the latest "must-see" attraction for foreign tourists on the Indonesian resort island. "We wanted to see what it is like," said Kris Clape, a 35-year-old blonde Australian, who was dropped by taxi in front of the now closed entrance to Kuta Square.

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