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Two IT specialists have built a guitar-shaped house in the Romanian mountain town of Râșnov. Dragoș and Mădălina Obancea said they were inspired by the atmosphere of the area, namely evenings marked by bonfires and guitar songs, to create Symphony Tiny House.

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Intrepid explorer Linda Rolfe, the events, marketing and communications coordinator at SELECT, has set off on an Inca Trail adventure today. 'Lindiana Jones' is flying to Peru and trekking through the Andes to Machu Picchu in aid of the Electrical Industries Charity.

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A Melbourne resident received a windfall of $10.5 million (£6.2m) when she was accidentally transferred the sum by cryptocurrency trading platform Crypto.com. The error happened as a routine $100 (£59) refund was being processed to her account by the crypto platform, but the company only

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French tax authorities have benefitted from new artificial intelligence (AI) technology bringing in an extra €10 million (£8.5m) in tax revenue. The AI technology, developed by Google and Capgemini, was used to detect undeclared swimming pools in France. It was being trialled in the regio

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The emergence of fossils at a construction site in Florida has sparked a wave of trespassing by fossil hunters keen to get close to the ancient discoveries. Workers using heavy machinery at a major development called Wellen Park in Sarasota Count, have discovered shark teeth and fossils.

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As part of the wider regeneration of Meadowbank, the site of the former St Margaret’s Locomotive Railway Depot and Works is being excavated and preserved for archaeological posterity. The site at Meadowbank is being redeveloped to make way for a new housing development which will become one of

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The owner of a churros shop in Stirling is set to face trial for allegedly annoying nearby residents with the sweet smell of the Spanish treat. Richard Wilmot, 31, denies annoying the occupants of the flat above his shop by not complying with an abatement notice served by Stirling Council contrary t

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A 121-metre mythical serpent will form the centrepiece of the artwork being installed on the site of the new Stockingfield Bridge in north west Glasgow. The work of the project’s art curator Nichol Wheatley, the Beithir, a large snakelike creature in Gaelic folklore, is one of 11 art projects

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Construction workers in Michigan stumbled upon mastodon bones when they were preparing a roadway for a culvert tunnel replacement. A backhoe operator noticed something red in the soil and called others over to investigate. The team uncovered two leg bones too large to belong to farm animals, sparkin

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Construction of the first new city to be built in Mongolia since 1980 has commenced, an occasion marked by an opening ceremony attended by the Mongolian Prime Minister and members of the Mongolian Parliament. The Khushigt Valley - New Settlement Zone, which is set to be home to 150,000 people by 204

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A man rescued from a collapsed makeshift tunnel near the Vatican has been arrested on suspicion of attempting an elaborate bank heist. Italian police believe that the man and three others were attempting to dig a tunnel into a nearby bank, the BBC reports.

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A garden room which has been added to a home in Haddington has gained planning permission despite being described as "intimidating" by nearby residents. The rectangular wooden room, built at the bottom of a garden in Lairds Crescent, in Haddington, was recommended for approval when it went befo

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A man who tried to evade arrest in a slow-moving excavator for more than half a mile was apprehended by police officers following close behind on foot. Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the operator, Jesse B. Shaw, had three arrest warrants and was wanted for stealing a car.

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An accountant who refused a court order to demolish his 'man cave' that was built without planning consent has been jailed for six weeks. Graham Wildin, of Cinderford, built a £10,000 leisure extension to his home in 2014 complete with a cinema, squash court, classic car, casino

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