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Airbnb is looking to capitalise on a growing swathe of empty homes in Japan, hoping to convince owners to remodel the vacant homes into tourist attractions.

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The appearance of graffiti has sped up the repair and reopening of an Edinburgh road, it would seem.

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A construction team in Ohio has moved an apartment building from one part of a town to another. The apartment building in Findlay was previously on Grand Avenue near the YMCA, and it was moved to West McPherson Avenue to serve as the bones for a new apartment project.

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A man has been ordered to demolish a £500,000 home illegally built during lockdown after neighbours complained about light pollution. The barn-style home, erected on agricultural land without planning permission, drew attention because of its large glazed windows, which locals said lit up at n

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Hundreds of thousands of litres of counterfeit olive oil have been seized as part of a wide-ranging criminal investigation into an international olive oil racket. Spanish and Italian police, working with Europol, arrested 11 people in closely co-ordinated raids targeting a gang believed to be produc

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An autonomous excavator has been taught to construct dry stone walls itself using boulders weighing several tonnes and demolition debris.

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A notorious drug trafficker has handed his artificial island in Dubai to the Italian authorities in hopes of receiving a reduced sentence. Raffaele Imperiale, 49, told a court in Naples that he paid €12 million for 'Taiwan', which forms part of the artificial archipelago called "The World", con

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Police in Michigan conducted an hour-long chase after a construction vehicle was stolen and driven through traffic by a 12-year-old boy.

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A property magnate has lost a three-year legal battle against a local authority that refused to let him build thousands of homes next to a sewage treatment plant. Clive Palmer sued the Gold Coast City Council in Australia after it refused to let him build 3,000 homes on the 75-hectare plot he bought

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Firefighters have hailed the skills of a crane operator who assisted in the rescue of construction workers trapped after a fire broke out at a tower block. A fire broke out yesterday at Sir Robert McAlpine’s £750 million One Station Hill construction site in Reading, which celebrated top

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An inflatable Whopper the size of a car garage was spotted tumbling through the streets of a city in Oregon this month.

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A former tiler who bought a pool table as one of his first purchases after winning the lottery has won a medal at the European championship.

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A woman who delayed the construction of a 5G mast by parking her car over the spot where the foundations were due to be laid said she would "park my car there again" to stop the mast's installation.

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The day after Thanksgiving is widely known as "Black Friday" for retailers and shoppers across the US, but plumbers said they refer to it as "Brown Friday" because they encounter an influx of sewage and dirty sink water.

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