BBC – Travel – Jiankou: China’s remote and dangerous Great Wall

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The Great Wall of China, which winds for 21,000km across the north of the country, is one of humanity’s most renowned creations. It has been listed as one of the “new” Seven Wonders of the World alongside the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum. It was named a Unesco World Heritage site in 1987. When tourists come to Beijing, they head by busload to the wall’s most famous outposts. 

Few of them come here.

The Jiankou section of the wall ribbons over the top of jagged green mountains for 20km. From the valley below, it looks like icing piped onto each

Florida Hospital Loses Newborn’s Body, Sued By Baby’s Parents

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KEY POINTS

  • The baby’s parents are seeking $30,000 in damages
  • The remains are still missing
  • Cause of death was not known

A Florida couple has sued a hospital for allegedly losing their newborn child’s body.

The baby’s parents filed a lawsuit against St. Joseph’s Hospital in July for “negligent handling of a body and infliction of emotional distress.” The family is seeking $30,000 in damages.

The lawsuit obtained by Fox 13 on Friday, Aug.7, stated that Kathryn and Travis Wilson welcomed their son at the hospital on Feb. 25. Three days later, the baby died at the hospital. Following the

Trinidad and Tobago to hold general election

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Trinidad and Tobago (TT) will today elect all 41 members to its House of Representatives, after President Paula-Mae Weekes dissolved

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Trinidad and Tobago (TT) will today elect all 41 members to its House of Representatives, after President Paula-Mae Weekes dissolved the nation’s parliament on July 3.

Since the last general election in 2015, TT has been led by the centre-left People’s National Movement (PNM), headed by Prime Minister Keith Rowley. While July polling indicates that the PNM’s support has declined since 2015, the party still maintains a 5-6% lead on main opposition party United National Congress (UNC), which

Curating lifestyle treats to thank healthcare workers, Home & Design News & Top Stories

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Thanking healthcare workers was not enough for Mr Adrian Tan.

The head of Ad Planet Group, Singapore’s largest local independent communication agency, corralled the creative forces of his team in May – when Singapore was in the midst of the circuit breaker – to “do something more”.

The result is a one-stop online platform called Lions of Healthcare We Thank You, which was launched last Wednesday and encourages companies in Singapore to reward healthcare staff with lifestyle treats.

Mr Tan, 64, says: “It all started in April, when my wife and I discussed how we could play a role in