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At airports around the world, kid play spaces take off

|     Vicky Hallett     | WASHINGTON (The Washington Post) - Something was missing at Washington Dulles International Airport, realised customer service manager Dennis Hazell. For grown-ups, the...

Getting around the crowds in Iceland

IF "OVERTOURISM" has become a red flag for the global travel industry, Iceland is a prime example. Visitor numbers have grown an average 32...

Scenic wallpaper murals now more accessible than ever

DESIGNERS love scenic wallpaper for its ability to transform a room. Unlike regular wallpaper, which often has a repeating pattern, scenic wallpaper fills an...

Orphaned elephants need milk. These baby-mother pairs might have the formula

SAN DIEGO - On a chilly, breezy morning at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, an African elephant named Umngani was ready to nurse...

Don’t forget this on your next trip

|     Christopher Elliot     | YOU’LL probably forget something on your next trip. It might be as inconsequential as a pair of socks, or as important...

Where the poor cope, suffer and die in silence

THE worst tragedy of urban violence lies in the lives cut short or ruined and in the psychic wounds carried by survivors. The persistence...

Jack the Ripper’s identity has been endlessly scrutinised. His victims were...

HALLIE Rubenhold’s hard-edged, heartbreaking biographies of the five women killed by Jack the Ripper over two months in 1888 offer a blistering counter-narrative to...

Novel shows how it feels to be the ‘New Kid’ at...

JERRY Craft credits his two sons, both in college, with helping him to write a better graphic novel. He had shown his boys the early...

As Paris was liberated during World War II, another invasion began

KEEN to attach a coveted Liberated Paris - dateline to their dispatches, five Canadian newsmen threaded jeeps through French crowds "mad with happiness"...

Adrift in the District: Rediscovering Washington by paddleboard

|     Melanie DG Kaplan     | WASHINGTON is home. As a child, I picnicked along the C&O Canal and biked through Rock Creek Park to the...

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