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6Oct/100

‘World’s smallest apartment’ on sale in Rome

A former porter's closet measuring five square metres (55 sq ft) has gone on the market in Rome at £43,000

An apartment in a coveted district of Rome city for just 50.000 euros Photo: CEN

The property, which is being described as the world's smallest apartment, lies in the heart of the Italian capital, which has become one of the world's most expensive cities for property, but is barely large enough to contain a single bed.

The owner of the bijou property says he has been inundated with queries since putting it on the market a few days ago.

Presented as a "compact bedsit", it is located on Piazza di Sant' Ignazio, a picturesque square overlooked by an enormous Renaissance church.

One report described it as "little bigger than a wigwam" while Il Giornale, a daily newspaper, commented: "In Rome, people now live like rats".

The flat consists of a ground floor bathroom with a shower, sink and lavatory and a ladder leading to a sleeping platform just big enough for a single bed. There is a single window, but to open it you have to climb over the bed.

It lies just behind Palazzo Grazioli, the imposing mansion which is rented by Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian prime minister, as his private residence in the capital.

So, if your looking for a cheap apartment in Rome why not check out Bargain Villas: Cheap Villas Rome & Cheap Apartment Rome

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8May/100

Iceland Volcanic Ash Cloud Shuts Spanish Airports

Spain has closed 15 airports as a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano drifts south over Western Europe.

National airport management agency Aena said nine airports closed early on Saturday and six more shut from 1200 local time (1000 GMT).

The restrictions would be in place until at least 1800, Aena said

Most flights between Europe and North America are being diverted because of the ash cloud's latest drifting, officials at Eurocontrol said.

Flights are being rerouted north and south of the 1,200 mile (2,000km) long cloud.

On average, 600 airliners make the Atlantic crossing every day, correspondents say.

 

Spain has closed 15 airports as a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano drifts south over Western Europe.

Spain has closed 15 airports as a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano drifts south over Western Europe.

 

Aena said the airports affected were Bilbao, San Sebastian, Vitoria, Zaragoza, Pamplona, La Rioja, Santiago, La Coruna, Vigo, Asturias, Santander, Leon, Valladolid, Burgos and Salamanca.

Eurocontrol, the agency that co-ordinates aviation safety in Europe, said airports were also expected to close in northern Portugal and parts of southern France.

In the UK, some flights to Spain were being affected.

At London Stansted, 22 Ryanair flights to the Canary Islands, mainland Spain and Portugal were cancelled, along with three EasyJet flights.

Flights from Gatwick to Portugal, Alicante and Madrid were cancelled and at Heathrow some flights to La Coruna in northern Spain were also grounded.

 

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Last month, thousands of travellers were stranded after ash shut down airspace across Europe.

Recent images have shown activity in the Eyjafjallajokull volcano intensifying.

Experts at the UK's Met Office said it was sending ash up to heights of 30,000 ft (9,100m).

Flights across Ireland and parts of the UK were disrupted earlier this week.

 

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22Apr/100

Save a stonking 33% on late deal villa holidays!

Book your villa within 10 days of your travel and you could qualify for an automatic discount of 33% when you choose an Interhome villa

Book your villa within 10 days of your travel and you could qualify for an automatic discount of 33% when you choose an Interhome villa

Booking a late villa holiday deal? well all I can say is lucky you!

Right now when you search for a cheap holiday villa at Bargain Villas you could get a stonking 33% discount!

And the best thing about this offer is that you don't have to do a thing to qualify for it...no ones gonna ask you to sign over your soul, donate a kidney or shave your eye brows off for it....simply book a villa within ten days of travel and the Interhome price you see will include a 33% discount! Good innit?

This offer is subject to property availability and can be with drawn by Interhome at any time so don't mess about, search Bargain Villas today for your next cheap holiday villa.

With over 45,000 properties to choose from your bound to find a Bargain!

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Terms: Offer opened 22/04/10 and is subject to availability. Offer applies to rentals booked within ten days of travel date. Example. If you are travelling from UK on 10/04/10 your villa must have been booked after the 01/04/10 for rental start date of 10/10/10. Offer can be with drwan by Interhome at any point. Happy booking!

22Apr/100

See Richard Branson’s amazing Underwater Virgin Sea Plane!

With all the recent problems with air traffic it would have been pretty handy to have a couple of these little beauties on standby.
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The incredible vehicle has space for three passengers, who breath through integrated SCUBA gear, to sit down as it flies around just above the sea bed.
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It is the only one of its kind in the world and unlike a normal plane it uses its wings to force it downwards so it stays submerged.
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Sir Richard said: "It's like an airplane that flies underwater, a little fighter plane."
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Sir Richard said: "It's like an airplane that flies underwater, a little fighter plane."

Sir Richard said: "It's like an airplane that flies underwater, a little fighter plane."

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Unfortunatly we dont have access to Necker Island but we do have over 45000 other properties to choose from. Why not search Bargain Villas for your next cheap villa holiday

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17Apr/100

Latest satellite image of Iceland Volcanic Ash Cloud over the UK and Europe

Meteorologists say the ash cloud could remain over Europe for a further five days.  Air traffic chiefs said the UK will remain on lock-down until at least 7am tomorrow. But transport boss Lord Adonis last night forecast "significant disruption" for at least the next 48 hours. Air traffic control company Nats said the ash cloud is "moving around and changing shape".

Latest satellite image of iceland volcanic ash cloud - Meteorologists say the ash cloud could remain over Europe for a further five days.

Latest satellite image of iceland volcanic ash cloud - Meteorologists say the ash cloud could remain over Europe for a further five days.

Huge numbers of Britsh travellers are stranded over seas and many more UK holiday makers are being forced to cancel their holiday. Our suppliers are also taking rebookings from those already booked at Bargain Villas