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Flight 'chaos' continues despite British Airways fixing computer glitch

Stranded holidaymakers spent the night on yoga mats on airport floors as disruption from the British Airways system failure continued into a second day.

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Passengers at the British Airways check-in desk at Gatwick Airport. The airline cancelled all flights leaving from Heathrow and Gatwick yesterday because of a "major IT system failure". PA

British Airways to face huge compensation costs after IT crash

British Airways could face huge compensation costs after thousands of passengers were stranded by a global IT crash.

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There's so much to see and do in Paris.

Travel: Walking on air in beautiful city with so much to see...

The only problem with travelling to Paris from some regional airports – Doncaster Sheffield in our case – is that you get spoiled.

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Dancers from the Northern Ballet, Leeds, perform a scene from the 'Nutcracker'....30th March 2011 Picture By Simon Hulme

Leeds is European hotspot for summer travellers

The last ten years have seen Leeds transformed from degenerated and deserted industrial wastelands into a vibrant scene for city living, working, shopping and nightlife.

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‘Confident, cultural’ Leeds named in Lonely Planet’s European top 10

Leeds has been named one of this year’s top European destinations by a major travel guide.

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JAMESTOWN: Jocelyn Woodbryg (Naomi Battick), Verity Bridges (Niamh Walsh) and Alice Kett (Sophie Rundle). PIC: PA

Travel review: A new world - discovering the history of Jamestown

Inspired by Sky 1’s new 17th century period drama Jamestown, Katie Wright visits the former English settlement in Virginia.

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The waterfront promenade at Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France. PIC: PA

Travel review: Avian heaven in Northern France

Just a short hop across the Channel, Sarah Marshall explores the avian paradise that is the Baie de Somme.

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Daniel and his girlfriend Victoria have been travelling the world together

Leeds backpacker seriously hurt in car crash in Fiji

A young Leeds man has been seriously injured in a car crash while on a dream gap year trip.

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The Jameh Mosque at Yazd.

Travel review: Iran - a land of culture and history

With a change in the political climate Western visitors once more have a chance to sample the history and culture of Iran. Conal Gregory risks a peek under the veil.

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The Golden Gate Bridge. PIC: PA

Travel review: California - much to discover beyond the urban sprawl

Venturing beyond the urban honeypots of San Francisco and Los Angeles, Richard Jones discovers fine wines and great hiking trails in California.

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Yorkshire's quirkiest holiday accommodation

Yorkshire's quirkiest holiday accommodation

Looking for holiday accommodation with a difference in Yorkshire this summer?

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The Swan Hotel.

Travel review: Wonderful Welsh weekend in the ‘Town of Books’ - Hay-on-Wye

Ever fancied mixing literature with fine dining? There’s a small town in Wales that can give you both.

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Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

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The Blue Lagoon at Abereiddy. PIC: Ian Day

Travel review: The picturesque Pembrokeshire coastline

Jane Day takes her family to visit the picturesque Pembrokeshire coastline.

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South Tyrol cycling. PIC: PA

Travel review: Riding like Giro legends through the South Tyrol

With cyclists competing this year in the 100th Giro d’Italia race. Ben Mitchell tackles part of the course on a bike holiday through the South Tyrol.

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Spain to Norway on Reggie the bike

Spain to Norway on Reggie the bike

An author from West Yorkshire has just released a book charting his cross country travels on a pedal cycle.

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Efate is the third largest of Vanuatu's islands.

Travel review: Vanuatu - a little piece of paradise

Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tropical cyclones may not offer the island archipelago of Vanuatu in the South Pacific the best of advertisements to entice holidaymakers, but its climate, warm waters and the sunny smiles of its inhabitants seems more than enough as tourism is very much on the up.

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MSC Splendida. PIC: PA

Travel review: Aboard the MSC Splendida

A Mediterranean cruise promises a hassle-free family holiday with a taste of adventure. Warren Chrismas steps aboard the MSC Splendida.

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Thousands of fans are expected to line the route for this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire.

Everything you need to know about this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will get underway today as competitors tackle the east coast circuit in front of an expected crowd of thousands.

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The Seattle skyline.

Travel: Seattle do very nicely for a buzzing city break

It’s scientifically proven that calories don’t count on vacation,” I’m told, as I bite into a hot, chewy, sugar-covered doughnut from Daily Dozen – the first of seven stops on my tour of Pike Place Market.

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