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September 23, 2016
Indian court acquits suspects in death of British teenager
An Indian court on Friday acquitted two suspects in the death of a British teenager whose body was found on a popular beach ...
September 22, 2016
Turkish central bank cuts rate to boost slowing economy
Turkey's central bank cut a key interest rate for the seventh month in a row on Thursday as it tries to shore up an economy ...
September 20, 2016
Why visitors love Scotland's Misty Isle of Skye
Bonny Prince Charlie saw Scotland's isle of Skye on the run. He was fleeing government troops after his Highland rebellion ...
September 04, 2016
Report: 2 dead, 79 rescued in Turkey tourist boat capsizing
A Turkish news agency says two people have drowned and 79 others have been rescued after a tourist boat capsized off the ...
September 01, 2016
G20 governments endorse trade but tighten controls
Leaders of the United States, China and other Group of 20 major economies who meet this weekend say more trade would shore ...
August 25, 2016
5 men drown off British beach without lifeguard
British police say five men have drowned off a beach in southern England that had no lifeguard. Authorities are trying to ...
August 23, 2016
British man accused in Bali police death confesses to fight
A British man arrested in the killing of a police officer on the tourist island of Bali confessed to bashing the Indonesian ...
August 21, 2016
6 die along British coastlines this weekend
Authorities say six people have died along British coastlines this weekend amid heavy surf and stormy conditions. Three men, ...
August 11, 2016
Diesel oil spills from grounded oil rig on Scottish island
A British official says thousands of liters (gallons) of diesel have likely spilled from an oil rig that was blown onto a ...
August 09, 2016
UK coast guards warn sightseers away from oil rig on beach
Police are warning people to stay away from an oil rig that was blown onto a remote Scottish beach in a storm. The Transocean ...
July 30, 2016
What's safe? Europe grapples with security after attacks
You can't put a guard in every church and patrol every beach. But after a wave of attacks in Western Europe, authorities are ...
July 28, 2016
Report: Tourist arrested in Croatia on Turkey terror warrant
Croatia's state news agency says police have arrested a German tourist who was vacationing on the country's Adriatic coast ...
July 19, 2016
As Nice tries to return to normal, families demand answers
Joggers, cyclists and sun-seekers were back on Nice's famed Riviera coast Tuesday as signs of normal life return to the ...
July 16, 2016
Paradise Lost: Attack dims sunny Nice's sparkle
An eerie feeling hung over Nice's blood-stained Promenade des Anglais as shops and restaurants opened for business Saturday, ...
July 09, 2016
Russian tourists hit the beaches of Turkey as ties improve
Turkey's state-run media says the first plane in months carrying Russian tourists to Turkey has arrived in the southern beach ...
May 28, 2016
Tourism boom fires Iberian economies but leaves some cold
With sunny days getting longer and lazier, sparkling beaches warming up and terrorism fears driving customers away from other ...
May 24, 2016
Oil spilled from ship pollutes Albanian beach
Authorities say that oil spilled from a ship has polluted a tourist beach in southwestern Albania. Vlora Deputy Mayor Ardi ...
May 21, 2016
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
Nudists have lost a seven-year legal battle for access to a popular tourist resort beach on Spain's southwestern tip.
April 15, 2016
Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing gear
They are the land mines of the sea, killing long after being forgotten. Abandoned or lost fishing gear, including traps, crab ...
April 11, 2016
Drowning history: Sea level rise threatens US historic sites
With scientists forecasting sea levels to rise by anywhere from several inches to several feet by 2100, historic structures ...