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British Airways meltdown feeds outrage at airline cost cuts

British Airways' epic meltdown over a busy holiday weekend further fanned public outrage of an industry infamous for its focus on cost cuts over customer service, leaving the U.K. carrier scrambling to explain how a local computer outage could lead to thousands of stranded passengers.

Mushrooms and ham are the delights of Spain’s southwest region

I had savored Jamon Iberico, the luscious cured ham made from those pigs, and I knew I wanted more. That was enough to set me on a three-day journey to discover this unsung corner of Spain.

How a building in Hamburg is transforming the city

“Demand is overwhelming,” says Christoph Lieben-Seutter, general director of the Elbphilharmonie, a new concert hall in Hamburg, Germany. Subscriptions for classical concerts have doubled since the hall opened, tour operators are pressuring the organization to make more tickets available, and more than 1.5 million people have visited the public plaza since it opened last November.

Beyond royal Kensington: There's plenty to see in London neighborhood beyond the palace

If there is any attraction more popular than Kensington Palace, it’s the trio of museums that dominate the landscape on what is described as the “Museum Mile.”

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Trek to sanctuary offers lofty Amalfi Coast views

Some would say hiking any summit that towers above the boundless blue of the Mediterranean Sea is a spiritual experience. But many make the trek to the Santuario dell’Avvocata in Maiori, Italy, as a religious pilgrimage.

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Festivals and events, July 2017

The summer in Europe sizzles with events. Here's a sampling of what's on the docket for July 2017.

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Free concerts mark time of the summer solstice

How do Europeans celebrate the longest days of the year? For many, the warm weather and light-drenched evenings signal it’s time to get outside and celebrate in the company of their fellow countrymen. And when it comes to bringing out the masses, free concerts have a way of pulling in the crowds.

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