Aspen in summer: The Colorado ski town that isn't just for winter

Ding. The tiny brass on brass sound rings out across the mountain top. “And breathe…” I try and breathe out and find that I’m actually panting. I can see the sky and the birds and the forests on a mountainside, except they’re upside down forming a sharp V against the bright blue morning. A keen yoga goer, my downward dogs ...

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The chart that shows UK workers have had the worst wage peformance in the OECD except Greece

The UK has suffered the biggest drop in average real wages of any OECD country except depression-wracked Greece, according to a pre-general election analysis published by the London School of Economics. The LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) uses OECD data to show that average wages for British workers, when adjusted for inflation, fell by more than 5 per cent ...

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US poised to withdraw from UN Human Rights Council unless 'anti-Israel bias' is removed

The United States is expected to signal that it might withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council unless reforms are ushered in including the removal of what it sees as an “anti-Israel bias”, diplomats and activists said. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, who holds cabinet rank in President Donald Trump’s administration, said last week Washington would decide on ...

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Melbourne siege: Police shoot gunman dead after explosions and hostage situation

Police have shot and killed a gunman who took a hostage in Melbourne, after an apparent siege. The situation has been resolved after a man was shot and the woman who was being held against her will was rescued, according to Victoria Police. The man may have killed someone else in the foyer of the same apartment building, according to ...

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London terror attack: One of the terrorists was carrying an Irish identity card when he was shot dead, say Dublin security sources

One of the London Bridge terrorists was carrying an identity card issued in Ireland when he was shot dead, security sources in Dublin said.  The revelation comes after reports one of the three men had also appeared in a Channel 4 documentary about jihadis in the UK. The 27-year-old, said to be from Barking in east London, was pictured lying ...

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Donald Trump vows to impose travel ban 'in any event' despite pending Supreme Court judgement

Donald Trump has promised to impose travel restrictions on immigrants to the US “in any event”, as the Supreme Court considers his failed attempt to introduce a ban on people from some Muslim-majority countries. The US President pressed his controversial travel ban plans on Monday morning following the weekend terror attack in London Bridge, calling for an expedited judicial review ...

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Love Island hopefuls doused with anti-bacterial gels as bosses fear not-so-sexy villa sickness

Love Island is back! (Picture: ITV) Sun, sand, sex, and… the norovirus? Meet the 2017 Love Island cast: Former WAGS, a celeb hairdresser and a member of Blazin’ Squad It’s not exactly what you want to hear when you’re heading to Love Island to take part in a dating reality show that’s known for hot young contestants getting up close ...

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Tomas Berdych announces split with Goran Ivanisevic after failed French Open campaign

Berdych has split from Ivanisevic (Picture: AFP/Getty) Tomas Berdych has confirmed he’s split with coach Goran Ivanisevic after a disappointing performance at the 2017 French Open. Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman breaks box office records after defying expectations The world No. 14 crashed out in the second round to Andy Murray’s last-16 opponent Karen Khachanov in one of the biggest surprise ...

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‘Anti-terror’ barriers put in place overnight on central London bridges

The new barriers on Westminster Bridge (Picture: REUTERS/Estelle Shirbon) Security barriers have been installed on three bridges in central London overnight, after terrorists killed seven people and injured around 50 more in an attack on Saturday night. The structures have been put in place on Lambeth Bridge, Waterloo Bridge and Westminster Bridge. Man who armed himself with a pint did ...

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Bayern Munich name their price for Manchester United target Renato Sanches

Bayern will cut their losses and offload the Portuguese midfielder this summer (Picture: Getty) Bayern Munich are pushing Manchester United target Renato Sanches towards the exit door and are willing to accept a big loss on the midfielder in order to get him off their books. Ander Herrera reveals Jose Mourinho meeting amid Barcelona transfer rumours The Bundesliga champions pulled ...

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