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The UK is officially the world’s sixth-most beautiful country

The UK is officially the world’s sixth-most beautiful country

That this planet should exist at the exact right point in space and time to be inhabitable for life is a cosmic miracle. That it should be so laden with beautiful natural landscapes and manmade wonders is possibly the most wonderful luck humans have ever had.  The world is full of stunning scenery, but where...

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Toys ‘R’ Us is opening 30 new UK shops

Toys ‘R’ Us is opening 30 new UK shops

Once upon a time, Toys ‘R’ Us was a UK retail giant. With its huge warehouses of goodies and shelves stacked to the ceiling with toys, the American company was an essential part of growing up in this country. Well, up to the 2010s, anyway: in 2017, online competition forced Toys ‘R’ Us to close...

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The UK is officially one of the world’s best road trip destinations

The UK is officially one of the world’s best road trip destinations

From the tippity top of the mountain highways in Scotland to Wales’ winding coastal roads, the UK has plenty of marvellous spots for a scenic drive. And we at Time Out certainly know a place or two that make for a really cracking road trip.  But there’s a little more to a road trip than prettiest drives...

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It’s official: Four of the world’s best B&Bs are right here in the UK

It’s official: Four of the world’s best B&Bs are right here in the UK

TripAdvisor has officially announced the winners of its 2024 Travellers’ Choice Hotels Awards. The awards celebrate the highest rated hotels, B&Bs and inns across the globe, based on TripAdvisor review data from the past 12 months. And this year the UK scrubbed up pretty nicely. Not one, not two but four British B&Bs made it onto...

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Aldi is opening 500 brand-new stores across the UK

Aldi is opening 500 brand-new stores across the UK

Bargain supermarket and marketing menace Aldi is one of the UK’s fastest growing supermarkets – though, surprisingly, not so fast as Lidl and M&S – and that makes a lot of sense. Amid the cost-of-living crisis, Brits increasingly want their groceries on the cheap. And if that means settling for Aldi’s iconically shameless rip-offs of well-known products, so...

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43 Papa Johns takeaways across the UK are closing for good in 2024

43 Papa Johns takeaways across the UK are closing for good in 2024

Papa Johns has a pretty devoted UK fanbase – there is, after all, a reason why over the years the pizza chain has accumulated a whopping 450 takeaways across the UK. And if you’re part of that fanbase, we have some terrible news: the brand is set to close dozens of its UK stores for good...