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Luxor

Tourists queuing at base of Eiffel Tower, Paris, France.

Worldwide

How to beat the queues at the world's busiest attractions

Julietta Jameson reveals how to beat the crowds for 20 major sights from the Taj Mahal to the Tower of London.

Egypt

Alone with King Tut

Walk in ... the Hathor Temple of Queen Nefertari at Abu Simbel.

Michelle Jana Chan enjoys the novelty of sightseeing without crowds or queues.

Egypt

Treasures of the Nile

The adults yearn for ancient sites but the children want the beach. Jeremy Seal finds a way to keep everyone happy.

Egypt

Sand and sorcery

The Book of the Dead can be found on tiny ancient temple walls, in sarcophagi and on precious rolls of papyrus, if you knew where to look, writes Sophie Campbell.

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Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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