Mum-of-six who downsized in lockdown turns bedrooms into boutique hotel ones

If you’re running out of ideas for a bedroom renovation and you’re fed up of the ubiquitous grey and pink look, take inspiration from this unusual but stunning bedroom.

Shirley Hill, 54, a mum of six from Kilmarnock, Scotland, who runs a sewing business, decided to downsize when five of her six children moved out of home.

After finding a smaller property on the edge of town, Shirley used her

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Saudi Arabia gears up for downsized hajj

Mecca (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) – Saudi Arabia on Wednesday begins hosting the annual hajj pilgrimage, dramatically downscaled due to the coronavirus pandemic that has barred millions of international pilgrims for the first time in modern history.

Up to 10,000 people residing in the kingdom will participate in the Muslim ritual, a tiny fraction of the 2.5 million that attended last year, after what many saw as an opaque selection process

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