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A former hotel in Canada’s Nova Scotia has been saved from demolition and moved using an unusual method – hundreds of bars of soap.

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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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