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A 1,000-year-old tar recipe is to be used to help preserve the last of Norway's medieval wooden churches. Named for the cured pinewood posts that prop them up, “stave churches” must be tarred to keep the wood from decaying. Yet the skills needed are dying out, including th

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Chinese property developers are accepting garlic, watermelons, wheat and barley as down payments on new apartments.

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A distillery in New Hampshire is fighting back against invasive crabs by turning them into whiskey.

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Balfour Beatty has become the first construction company in the UK to roll out automated cone laying machines. The new pioneering technology aims to reduce the risks associated with cone laying activities across the company's highways operations.

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Plans to erect a new flagpole on Sydney Harbour Bridge have been abandoned after a backlash over the £14 million cost and two-year timetable.

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A couple has been fined $1,542 (£1,285) and further threatened with a fee of $250 (£208) per day for parking in their own driveway.

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A family has been living without a roof on their home after it was removed by a contractor they never hired. The property was covered in tarp with no explanation except a letter left by the contractor which says there had been some miscommunication, and they were sent to the wrong address.

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High quality lime has been manufactured for the first time in the UK using hydrogen technology as part of a world-first net zero trial. The trial, led by Tarmac at its Tunstead site near Buxton, was the culmination of a project funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (B

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A 17th-century turfhouse has been recreated using traditional materials, tools and techniques in Glencoe. The turf, wattle and thatch structure was erected by a team of skilled craftspeople in 2021. It has the same footprint as one of the late 17th-century dwellings excavated by conservation charity

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A castle near Helensburgh which, for 25 years, has been at the centre of a protracted legal battle over a £230 debt has been put up for sale for nearly £1.3 million. Knockderry Castle's former owner, Marian van Overwaele, was made bankrupt in 2000 after her repeated refusals to pay the &

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A luxurious St Andrews property worth £3 million has been listed for sale just in time for the start of the Golf Open, which makes a return to the Old Course for its 150th anniversary.

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