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Chinese station frozen in time after it was abandoned

Locals in Caojiawan have stumbled across an unlikely new tourist attraction - a perfectly untouched stop on China's Chongqing's Rail Transit.

UK weather: Temperatures of 88F expected this weekend

Unusually hot weather will see Britain bake in possibly the warmest spring bank holiday on record, although the north and west of the country could be subject to brief thunderstorms.

Harriet Dempsey-Jones reveals moving helps manage stress

Harriet Dempsey-Jones a researcher in clinical neurosciences from the University of Oxford explores three theories behind why we feel the need to fidget and fiddle.

Extreme windsurfer sails down 5,646ft mountain in Japan 

Levi Siver, 36, who fell in love with the ocean as a child in Maui, took to the peaks of Mount Rishiri in Hokkaido, Japan, to pull off the daredevil stunt.

888 Poker infographic reveals lucky wedding traditions

A new infographic spotlights wedding customs from near and far. In Kenya, it is customary for the father of the bride to spit on her head and chest as a gesture of good luck.

Researchers say food made blue whales giants

The new study claims that an 'evolutionary jump' after the most recent ice age caused the to become giants simply so they could eat more krill.

Thomson flight from Florida to Bristol turns back

A pilot, two cabin crew and 14 passengers were given oxygen aboard the plane, which was making its way from Orlando in Florida to Bristol when it was forced to make an emergency landing.

How plane meals differ in business class vs. economy

MailOnline Travel has sourced passenger-submitted images of meals in both economy and business class, across airlines including British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Qantas.

Brits pay out £395million in excess baggage charges

One in five Britons has been charged by an airline for exceeding a baggage allowance for a flight in the past two years, leading to an average of £135 in fees each.

Flamingo selfies are the new social media trend

Guests at Aruba's Renaissance Island have found themselves unlikely bedfellows with hot-pink flamingos, who've become Instagram stars after posing for selfies.

Biki is the world's first bionic fish drone

The BIKI, developed in China and available to pre-order for £420 ($549), can keep its balance in rough water conditions and automatically swerves to avoid obstacles.

Cuba's first ULTRA luxury hotel launches in Havana

Havana has just redefined its reputation for hotel options - thanks to the capital city's best-ever venue: Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana.

Planet Hollywood sued for Vegas Strip hotel room mannequin

A tourist is suing a Las Vegas Strip hotel, claiming a life-sized mannequin in his darkened room caused him to flee and suffer injuries.

Nottingham Trent student makes coat that turns to hammock

A design student from Nottingham University may have created the coat travellers can't live without - because it doubles as a bed.

Virgin flight evacuated after bomb threat in Dubai

The plane had just began to taxi away from the jetway when the entire aircraft was evacuated after a last-minute security alert.

Instagram users can now use Explore to find stories

Location stories and hashtag stories have been added within Instagram's Explore tab. Users can now search for stories posted by people in their area, for example, by looking up 'New York.'

NYC photo project shows change in storefronts over time

Photographers James and Karla Murray have been documenting the changes in storefronts all over New York City since the 1990s - and their shots reveal a shocking transition in the city's facade.

Obama takes a bike ride with security team in Tuscany

The former president, and wife Michelle, arrived in Italy escorted by six fighter jets on Friday, to kick off their vacation at the 14th century village of Borgo Finocchieto.

90lb moonfish is caught by fishermen in California

The white-spotted giant was caught by fisherman Shawn Steward, from Oxnard, California, in the Channel Islands. Moonfish are the first fish known to by fully warm-blooded.

Pilot captures Boeing 747 cockpit in stunning photo series

JPC Van Heijst is often in a good position to capture the earth from above as he’s an air freight pilot. The Dutchman flies 747s around the world - and takes amazing pictures as he goes.

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