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Greek revival: how Corfu’s 14th-century ghost village came back to life

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The corniche road that winds along Corfu’s north-eastern coast takes me past forested coves and dreamy beaches that draw thousands of tourists each year. But while most visitors base themselves in one of the numerous ...

‘Evil customs’: why a Kashmiri village abandoned dowries

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Babawayil, in the foothills of the Zabarwan mountains by the Sind River, is a typical village in Indian-administered Kashmir. Groups of men and women sit on their lawns breaking open green husks of walnuts, freshly ga...

Speed, decisiveness, cooperation: how a tiny Taiwan village overcame Delta

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The work day in Fangshan starts before dawn and finishes at midday, when fishers or farmers of mango and onion sit together in the shade, sharing a bucket of cooked prawns and bottles of Taiwan beer. The hometown of T...

I adore the calm of an English village

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I am among those who have yet to escape what some are calling Plague Island (Bretaña) to travel abroad this year. I am considering it, but more likely I will stay in the country for a break. I was thinking: seaside. B...

Two more Paralympic athletes test positive for Covid-19 in Tokyo village

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Two more athletes have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Paralympic village, with officials awaiting information to confirm if a cluster of infection has broken out, after a first case had been discovered on Tuesday...

First athlete tests positive for Covid-19 in Tokyo’s Paralympic village

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An athlete has tested positive for Covid-19 in the Paralympic village for the first time, it has been confirmed. On the day the Games begin, officials said nine other new cases had also been detected among people work...

Excommunicated Spanish ‘witch’ village turns curse into tourist cash

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Tucked into the foothills of northern Spain, the village of Trasmoz attracts thousands of tourists each year. For many, the allure is not its half-ruined castle nor stunning mountain backdrop but rather a curious quir...

Spanish village seeks Unesco world heritage status for outdoor chats

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It’s a nightly summer ritual across much of Spain: as the sweltering heat of the day eases off, chairs are hauled out to the street for an al fresco chat. Now an enterprising village in southern Spain is seeking to ha...

Australian athletes let off for damaging Olympic village rooms as missing mascots turn up

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Some Australian athletes have apologised after leaving their rooms in the Olympic village in an “unacceptable condition”, while the team’s mascots mysteriously disappeared for several days. Australia’s chef de mission...

Action station: walking the Cotswolds from our village base

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On a sunny day, on a hike in the Cotswold foothills, we stumble upon walking royalty. In the graveyard of Dumbleton’s Norman church, there he is: Patrick Leigh Fermor. A man who, in the 1930s, strode from Holland to t...

Todo el mundo ama a Novak: cómo Djokovic se convirtió en una estrella en la villa olímpica

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Después de que Novak Djokovic dio su primer pequeño paso hacia una medalla de oro el sábado, su oponente derrotado en la primera ronda, el mundo no 140 Hugo Dellien de Bolivia, no pudo evitar hablar de su corazón mientras embr ...

‘There’s nothing left in Lytton’: the Canadian village destroyed by wildfire – picture essay

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Vince Abbott had an afternoon of fishing planned – he was going angling for spring salmon in the nearby river – when he heard shouts of panic and felt a searing heat. After three punishing days of record-breaking temp...

South Africa footballers test positive for Covid-19 in Tokyo Olympic Village

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Two South African footballers have become the first athletes in the Olympic Village to test positive for Covid-19, raising fears that the virus may force a growing number of competitors out of the Tokyo Games when the...

Coronavirus en vivo: Boris Johnson will not isolate despite contact; two athletes test positive in Tokyo Olympic Village

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British prime minister will take part in daily testing pilot after health secretary diagnosed with Covid; athletes are first to test positive on site

IOC president promises ‘safe’ Olympics despite athletes’ village Covid case

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The president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, has urged the Japanese public to welcome the Olympics when it starts on 23 July and insisted they will be “safe and secure” despite a positive Covid t...

Tokyo Olympics: Covid case found at athletes’ village, raising infection fears

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A person has tested positive for Covid-19 at the Tokyo Olympics athletes’ village, organisers said, adding to concerns about infections at the Games which begin next week. Tokio 2020 chief Toshiro Muto confirmed on S...

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