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Travel: Georgian Bath

by Sarah Baxter /Daily Express
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With literary luminaries descending on the city now is the time to stroll the streets that inspired the likes of Austen and Dickens

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Al Bustan Palace Hotel launches weekend getaway for Omani and GCC residents
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Asia rings in Year of the Sheep with fireworks, festivities
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Oman accidents: Car crashes off Muscat Expressway, one severely injured
The ROP aviation department using their helicopters rescued the injured
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Class sizes are expected to be as big as 55 children per room as Indian schools cope with rising numbers
Majlis Al Shura targets expats in Oman working past 60
With thousands of Omanis looking for jobs, Majlis members debate giving extension to expats beyond 60 and too under special circumstances when there is no choice
Ship sinking near Oman coast claimed lives of hundreds of cattle
The ship was carrying more than 350 cattle but a hundred of them swam to the shore in the freezing waters as the ship sank, confirmed an official
Oman Air's flight to India delayed for more than seven hour
"Passengers were disembarked from the aircraft," a source claimed
So what colour is this dress?
There has been passionate debate on the Internet over a blue and black dress that to some people — perhaps even the majority — appears white and gold
Efforts on to release Omani jailed in India, says consulate official
The Omani national along with a Saudi national were sent to judicial custody by an Indian court on Monday
Solar impulse: Zero-fuel airplane to land at Muscat Airport
Setting off from the UAE, the pilot will fly the zero-fuel airplane for about 400km (215NM) for an estimated time of 12 hours before landing Saturday afternoon at Muscat Airport
Echoing IS rebels, Boko Haram releases beheading video
The film, released on Monday, shows militants standing behind the two men who are on their knees, hands tied behind their backs, with one man standing over them, holding a knife
Expat labour rules begin to bite in Oman
There is no let up planned on the need for expatriates to get an NOC to switch jobs, says the Royal Oman Police
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Family visa restrictions not fair, says Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry member
According to an OCCI member, the choice should be left to the expats. He should decide whether he can cover his family’s daily needs and provide proper resident for them.
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UK embassy to probe Omani girls’ detention at Stansted airport in Britain
Officials at the British embassy in Oman have pledged to investigate the reported detention and deportation of four Omani girls in the UK
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Omran’s subsidiaries set to boost tourism in Oman
The three subsidiaries will help Omran position itself as a major investor, master developer and manager of tourism related projects
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Airport tax to pour millions into Oman government coffers
Passengers are already paying the additional tax on arriving at the airport
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Omani to be produced in Indian court
An Omani and a Saudi national in the custody of Indian police for allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel in Mumbai will be produced in the court on Monday at 9:30 Oman time
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Air India Express to add new flights from Oman
Air India Express is deploying new economy class 189-seater aircraft and is increasing destinations from India to Southeast Asia and the Gulf countries, including Muscat.
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Cricket: Shenwari gives Afghanistan first World Cup win over Scotland
Scotland's innings was one of fits and starts as they lost wickets in bunches, consolidated with promising partnerships, only to again lose batsmen in quick succession
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Movie review: Badlapur - A rare revenge thriller
The first half starts with a bang and you are not given any breather as you are thrown right into the crux of the story.
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Raids on expats in Oman for breach of job contract
Expats caught doing jobs not mentioned on their resident cards to be penalised
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Airport tax to pour millions into Oman government coffers
Passengers are already paying the additional tax on arriving at the airport
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Omani to be produced in Indian court
An Omani and a Saudi national in the custody of Indian police for allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel in Mumbai will be produced in the court on Monday at 9:30 Oman time
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Omran’s subsidiaries set to boost tourism in Oman
The three subsidiaries will help Omran position itself as a major investor, master developer and manager of tourism related projects
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Air India Express to add new flights from Oman
Air India Express is deploying new economy class 189-seater aircraft and is increasing destinations from India to Southeast Asia and the Gulf countries, including Muscat.
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Raids on expats in Oman for breach of job contract
Expats caught doing jobs not mentioned on their resident cards to be penalised
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Movie review: Badlapur - A rare revenge thriller
The first half starts with a bang and you are not given any breather as you are thrown right into the crux of the story.
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UANOC approves formation of Arab Sports Council
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Cricket: Shenwari gives Afghanistan first World Cup win over Scotland
Scotland's innings was one of fits and starts as they lost wickets in bunches, consolidated with promising partnerships, only to again lose batsmen in quick succession
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Family visa restrictions not fair, says Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry member
According to an OCCI member, the choice should be left to the expats. He should decide whether he can cover his family’s daily needs and provide proper resident for them.
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Expat labour rules begin to bite in Oman
There is no let up planned on the need for expatriates to get an NOC to switch jobs, says the Royal Oman Police
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