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Finns open ‘pop-down’ restaurant in limestone mine

Finns open 'pop-down' restaurant in limestone mine

An award-winning chef is opening a new restaurant in Finland that turns the idea of “pop-up” eateries upside-down: it’s located 80 meters (260 feet) underground. Discerning food lovers are being served salted salmon, veal tenderloin snails cooked in Pernod, and apple crumble in the “pop-down” restaurant in a limestone mine in the small, southern town

The ‘fat slag’ that’s dividing opinion: How a 1,300ft high waste heap sculpture of a rotund woman has split the North East

The 'fat slag' that's dividing opinion: How a 1,300ft high waste heap sculpture of a rotund woman has split the North East

This huge 1,300ft naked woman made out of slag heaps has got her neighbours in Northumberland talking, dividing opinion between the lovers and the haters. The reclining female figure formed out of grassy mounds a quarter of a mile long and weighing an estimated 1.5million tons has been moulded from a slag heap and laid

Buckingham Palace, London

Buckingham Palace, London

Buckingham Palace is the Queen’s official London residence and is used to receive and entertain guests on state, ceremonial and official occasions for the Royal Family. The palace was originally built in 1705 for the Duke of Buckingham. The Palace is located between The Green Park, Hyde Park and St. James’s Park. State Rooms, Ballroom

The list of 10 dirtiest hotels in Europe

10 dirtiest hotels in Europe

The list of shame is dominated by just three destinations, with London, Amsterdam and Turkey’s Aegean coast collectively responsible for Europe’s ten dirtiest hotels. The two Turkish hotels top the list, followed by four properties each in London and Amsterdam. “Despite the average overall rating for a property on TripAdvisor rising to four out of

A pop-up restaurant takes to the sky in Brussels; ‘Dinner in the Sky’ event allows diners to eat in a gondola 90 feet in the air

A gondola will be the unusual setting for dinners in the sky over Brussels

From June 4 to July 1, brave gourmet diners will be able to enjoy a meal with their heads in the clouds, looking out over Brussels. The Dinner in the Sky event will allow more than 600 guests to take part in this lofty eating experience, seated at a “flying dinner table” set over 90