Ethiopian workers on the Grand Renaissance Dam near the Sudanese-Ethiopian border. The $4.8 billion (€4.5bn) project will provide not just Ethiopia with power but also allow the exporting of energy to neighbouring countries. Photograph: Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images

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The Hampton Court Palace flower show: Heathrow is the nearest airport to Hampton Court Palace and if you book early, tickets will cost about €150 return. Photograph: Getty

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