British comedian and actor Rowan Atkinson dressed as his alter ego, Mr Bean, strikes a pose on Sydney's Bondi Beach, 07 March 2007. Atkinson is in Australia to promote his new movie, 'Mr Bean's Holiday'. AFP PHOTO/Anoek DE GROOT / AFP PHOTO / ANOEK DE GROOT
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Family boarding a train in the carriage sidings at Swindon, for the annual Works trip, 1932
Swindon Works closed down for two weeks every year, and the workers and their families went on a holiday known as the Trip. Complimentary trains ferried families to their destinations. In order to reduce any disruption to normal services, these trains were boarded from inside the Works or further down the line.
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Palm Islands construction, Dubai
Luxury island construction, Dubai. Ikonos satellite image of an artificial palm tree-shaped island created in the Persian Gulf, off the coast of Dubai. This is the Jumeirah Palm resort. It is one of two artificial islands (the Palm Islands). The project started in May 2002; this image was taken on 9 June 2004. 200 million cubic metres of sand have been used to create 120 kilometres of shoreline for over 60 hotels, 5000 luxury villas and apartments, marinas, dive sites, restaurants and shopping malls. Construction on the Jumeirah Palm is expected to be completed by early 2006. Dubai is in the United Arab Emirates.
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