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Summer solstice crowds flock back to Stonehenge after Covid hiatus

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A druid in flowing robes played a waltz on the bagpipes in the dappled shade of a tree as a band of pilgrims rested on the grass making crowns of summer flowers. Three Buddhist monks strolled past while a group of men...

‘All omens look positive’: Greece is grateful as the tourists flock back

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The buskers are out, hotels are full, archaeological sites are heaving, shopkeepers are smiling, and good luck if you want a table in a decent restaurant. It might be April but Athens is alive to the sound of tourists...

Venice pushes ahead with €10 entry fee plan as tourists flock back

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Authorities in Venice are pushing ahead with a plan to charge day-trippers up to €10 (£8.30) to enter the lagoon city as they scramble to gain control of tourism after visitor numbers hit pre-pandemic levels over the ...

UK retail sales surge in April as people flock back to shops – business live

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Customers flock to UK pubs and restaurants as indoor dining resumes

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A rush to drink and eat out at British pubs and restaurants has led to a surge in spending since coronavirus rules were relaxed further on Monday, allowing indoor dining for the first time in months. According to data...

Investors flock to life sciences as UK sector breaks funding record

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UK drugmakers, diagnostics, medical equipment and other life sciences companies have raised £10.6bn from private funding rounds and stock market flotations in the first three months of the year, more than half of last...

Black Americans flock to gun stores and clubs: ‘I needed to protect myself’

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Janice Matthews* always knew she would be a gun owner someday. She was raised in Alabama where her family members rarely left their home unarmed. Still, after more than three decades in California she wasn’t in a rush...