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Northern Ireland

Londonderry, Northern Ireland, where the tour guides are like comedians.

Global

Laugh locations; the world's funniest places

Mark Juddery We travel to relax, or for thrills, or to be educated – but what if we just need some good cheer?

Global

World's best St Patrick's Day parties

Jolyon Attwooll For the celebration of the national saint of one, relatively small country, St Patrick's Day has assumed proportions way beyond Ireland's borders.

Northern Ireland

Bunker down

Lough Erne

You don't need to be a world leader to get caught up in a sense of splendid isolation, writes David Whitley.

Northern Ireland

Give peace a chance

Derry

Ben Groundwater Derry is putting the Siege, the Troubles and Bloody Sunday behind it, writes Ben Groundwater.

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Photo galleries

Belfast's giant Titanic attraction opens

Titanic Belfast

The largest Titanic visitor attraction in the world opened in the ship's Belfast birthplace on Saturday, some 100 years after the doomed liner was built in the same yards.

Ireland: off the beaten track

A week sampling the delights of Ireland.

Travellers Tips

World

Culture on every corner

Art start ... Venice Biennale.

We've trawled the globe to find this year's 10 most compelling cultural events.

Tips

A guide to personal tour guides

Trouble-free ... hiring local tour guides like taxi drivers is an ideal way to explore.

A personal tour guide can give you a unique introduction to their world - from the grassroots up, writes Jane E. Fraser.

Map of Northern Ireland

Travel News

High hopes for Blue Mountains tourism as Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take in the view

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DAISY DUMAS | As the Duke of Cambridge peered over a cliff edge at Narrow Neck lookout near Katoomba on Thursday afternoon, there was a reason for his wife's apparent nerves. Unlike accompanying media and the Mountain Youth Services abseiling team, neither the second in line to the throne, nor the duchess, had the comfort of a safety harness.

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

2:57pm | Royal visit by Kate, Wills and baby George is drawing UK tourists Down Under.

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: CNN's MH370 expert sacked over bad clothes

2:24pm | Flight simulator company sacks instructor for dressing like a teenager during CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Alexandra Rose Williams on good behaviour bond after in-flight bum grope

STEVE BUTCHER 12:36pm | A passenger who touched the buttocks of a crew member and tried to kiss him on the cheek on a flight from Manila to Melbourne has been ordered by a magistrate to behave for the next three months.

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