Monthly Archives: December 2019

Travel News | Top Europe Destinations & Holiday Ideas | Daily Mail Online

Skiing aside, there are myriad reasons to visit the Alps – not least that it is arguably one of the most picturesque environments on Earth. As this stunning portfolio of pictures shows. Our collection will transport you across the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe. One that stretches approximately 750 miles across eight countries: ...

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The holiday guru answers traveller queries on post-Brexit travel and elephant sanctuaries

When do new post-Brexit rules about travel in the European Union come into effect and are there interactive elephant sanctuaries in Thailand? The holiday guru answers traveller queries By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 16:56 GMT, 28 December 2019 | Updated: 17:18 GMT, 28 December 2019 The holiday guru has stepped up to the plate once more to answer your queries. ...

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How the English invented Champagne! Research shows original sparkling wine

How the English invented Champagne! Research shows original sparkling wine and the bottles they came in were first dreamed up on this side of the Channel Secondary fermentation was first described in Winchcombe, England, in 1662 That is more than 30 years before Dom Perignon ‘discovered’ it in France British also made thicker wine bottles as they switched to coal ...

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Soprano singer Lesley Garrett recalls her travel adventures – and why India is her dream destination

Soprano singer Lesley Garrett recalls her travel adventures – and reveals why India is her dream destination By York Membery for the Daily Mail Published: 16:29 GMT, 28 December 2019 | Updated: 17:30 GMT, 28 December 2019 Lesley Garrett – she loves the Dales This week singer Lesley Garrett checks in to our holiday Q and A. She reveals why ...

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Analysis: A historic gender gap is possible in 2020

While the chance of a woman winning the Democratic presidential nomination for 2020 aren’t too high at this very moment, female voters seem keen on kicking Trump to the curb. An examination of recent CNN polls reveal that we could be looking at a record gender gap in the 2020 presidential election. For simplicity’s sake, I’m comparing Former Vice President ...

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Schumer said in 1999 Senate wasn’t like a jury box and was ‘susceptible to the whims of politics’

Schumer’s past comments are the latest example of how lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are having to confront their prior positions on impeachment that appear to conflict with their present-day statements. In recent days, Schumer has slammed McConnell ahead of Trump’s trial, saing he was “utterly amazed” by McConnell describing himself as not impartial. “Let the American people ...

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Trump’s apparent frustration with impeachment trial simmers over holidays

Trump has settled into something of a routine during the first week of his holiday in Florida, firing off shots at Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Twitter for withholding articles of impeachment from the Senate in between rounds of golf and mingling with family and friends. He also vented about his impeachment while taking questions from reporters after his holiday greetings ...

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How TV Predicted Politics in the 2010s

If you think today’s Washington is dysfunctional, venal, cutthroat, uncaring and winner-take-all, take heart: It’s not nearly as bad as the Washington you’ve seen this decade on fictional TV. Remember Toby, CJ and Josh on “The West Wing,” walking and talking and righteously fighting for ethanol subsidies or nuclear talks with North Korea in the Bartlet administration? In today’s fictional ...

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