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Holidaymakers turn their backs on expensive Europe

Britons are swapping the Dordogne for Dorset this summer because foreign travel has become too expensive since the pound s Brexit-induced meltdown, according to the Bank of England.

Weak sterling and fears about the heightened terror threat overseas have deterred holidaymakers from venturing abroad, the bank claimed in its monthly regional report

Alleged shopping sprees match family’s European holiday

The shopping sprees alleged by The Wall Street Journal appear to match the dates in reports on Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor s 2014 holiday in southern Europe.

The holiday followed Najib s two-day working visit 1 to The Netherlands to offer condolences and discuss the next course of action with his Dutch counterpart two weeks after MH17 was shot down in Ukraine in 2014.

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