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Japan's oldest washroom has suffered catastrophic damage after a cultural heritage preservation worker accidentally drove a car through it. The washroom in Tofukuji Temple in western Kyoto is an important cultural asset believed to have been built around 500 years ago, The Guardian reports.

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A former lighthouse building with a historic connection to author Robert Louis Stevenson has gone up for sale for £149,000. The Lighthouse Engine House is adjacent to Noss Head Lighthouse and was home to Alan Stevenson, the engineer who oversaw the construction the lighthouse in the 1800s &mda

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Foster + Partners has unveiled designs for "the world’s first fully immersive experiential marine life centre" featuring a huge man-made reef. Located in the Triple Bay Marina at AMAALA, a luxury tourist destination on the Red Sea coastline of Saudi Arabia, the institute will give visitors a g

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TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson is appealing against an enforcement notice that had ordered his restaurant and cafe at his Oxfordshire farm to be shut. The 62-year-old broadcaster opened his Diddly Squat Farm’s restaurant, in Chipping Norton Road, Chadlington, in July.

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Hundreds of people attended a memorial service to pay their final respects to a restaurant they believed had closed for the final time, only to be informed it was only shut for renovations. Rancheritos, a Mexican food chain, provide burritos, super nachos and tacos from its outlet in

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Heat energy is now being harnessed from visitors to a Glasgow arts venue. After three years of development, the radical new thermal heating and cooling system called BODYHEAT was activated at a special launch event at which SWG3 began officially harnessing body heat from visitors to the ve

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The unveiling of a luxury floating home in Panama last month quickly sank when the structure ended up becoming partially submerged. Touted as the first step on the road to man's colonisation of the ocean, the £1.3 million SeaPod suffered an awkward pump malfunction, resulting in

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Some of Scotland’s leading architects and heritage experts are to develop a masterplan for the only home built by the poet Robert Burns. A consortium led by Delfinity Limited won the contract to develop a sustainable future for Ellisland Farm and Museum near Dumfries, where the poet wrote Auld

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Forty-four pure gold coins dating back to the 7th century have been found hidden in a wall in Israel. Archaeologists revealed that the coins were found within a wall at the Hermon Stream (Banias) nature reserve.

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The Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar is planning the highest green building in the world, a 28-storey apartment tower designed in hybrid timber technology. Named Burj Zanzibar - “burj” meaning tower in Arabic - the spectacular high-rise is designed to reach 96 metres in height.

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Belgian grid operator Elia is behind plans for what the company says ”will be the world’s first artificial energy island.” The Princess Elisabeth Island will be located almost 45 kilometres off the Belgian coast and will serve as the link between the offshore wind farms in the

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An image of Stockingfield Junction and Bridge in Glasgow, reflected on the Forth and Clyde Canal, has won the 2022 Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Photo Competition. The photo, taken by George McBurnie, a senior project manager for Scottish Canals and ICE Scotland member, was submitted in line

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The 16th century heraldic ceiling at St Machar's Cathedral and the work carried out to restore it over the last two years are to be showcased as part of celebrations and thanksgiving in Aberdeen this weekend. Comprising 48 coats of arms including that of Pope Leo X, King James V of Scotland, He

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A new build family home in Dalmally, Argyll is the first building to be clad in recycled TV screens. Set within a stunning landscape overlooking Loch Awe, Hundred Acre Wood features a central hall space designed to accommodate an 18-ft Christmas tree.

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