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Once known principally for being a scenically becliffed Regency seaside town with a folk festival, Sidmouth in Devon is now enduring a period of notoriety, infamy even, thanks to its occupation, or infestation, by a giant specimen (210ft – “longer than the height of the Leaning Tower of Pisa”, jabbered The New York Times) of the squalid parasite...
Winter is a great time to visit Portugal’s cool and vibrant second city. Why go now City breaks that do not require layers of wrapping up at this time of year are a welcome thought. While Porto is in Portugal’s cooler north, it should still feel relatively balmy compared with the UK and – even better – free...
On Friday, all that remained of the formerly bustling migrant quarter around the Barretal shelter was a small camp around the corner, only partially covered by a tin roof. The conditions are far from comfortable, but the occupants said it was better than sleeping on sidewalks.Most were not yet ready to give up trying to enter the United...
In 1953, Lee married Michael Temple Canfield, the adopted son of Cass Canfield, chairman of the publisher Harper & Brothers. They lived in London, where Mr. Canfield was private secretary to Winthrop Aldrich, the United States ambassador to the Court of St. James’s. They had no children and were divorced in 1958. The marriage was later annulled by...