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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Defiance in Britain over new £1 coin as deadline looms

Defiance in Britain over new £1 coin as deadline looms

Britain’s old one-pound coin is being phased out completely on Sunday but businesses complain they have been given too little time to switch to the new one and many are planning to defy the deadline. Around 1.2 billion old round coins have been withdrawn from circulation but about 500 million …

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Chinese EximBank cuts loans for Lagos-Ibadan railway

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, said that the Chinese EximBank that initially promised to provide 85 per cent of the funds for the Lagos-Ibadan rail project, has reduced its exposure by some seven percent. The ground-breaking for the standard gauge rail project, which will stretch to the Apapa Port was …

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World Bank to invest $57bn in Nigeria, others

The World Bank Group President, Mr Jim Kim said the bank would be investing 57 billion dollars to accelerate growth and development In Sub-Saharan African countries over the next three years. In a statement released to Nigerian journalist by the Senior Communications Officer, World Bank Nigeria, Mrs Olufunke Olufon, on …

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