Kidlington is home to a number of 17th century cottages near its medieval church. This is the most historic part of the village, but it's not where the tourists went. Instead, tour buses dropped them off in a residential area built in the 1960s and '70s. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Why Did Busloads Of Asian Tourists Suddenly Arrive In This English Village?

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Aberystwyth lies in a cove along the Welsh coast and looks out toward Ireland. Aberystwyth is part of an area that YouGov, the on-line polling company, says is the most EU-friendly region in the United Kingdom. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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From London To The Welsh Coast, Sharp Disagreements On 'Brexit'

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A glitched Little Mermaid piece sits in front of a dismal castle as part of the artist Banksy's biggest show to date, titled Dismaland, at Tropicana in Weston-super-Mare, England. Yui Mok/PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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Military bomb disposal experts examine an unexploded German bomb from World War II in East London. Hundreds of residents were moved out for their safety. Sgt. Ross Tilly/Ministry of Defence hide caption

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In London, A Bomb In The Basement Stirs Memories Of The Blitz

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French Port City Becomes Final Way Station For Some Migrants' Odysseys

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Garry Usher oversees the five lamplighters employed by British Gas. Each night, members of his crew wind up, by hand, the clocks that control when the lamps, like this one at St. John's church in Smith Square, turn on and off. Rich Preston/NPR hide caption

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Carrying The Torch For London's Last Gas Lamps

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For This Reindeer, The Game Is Hide And Seek

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On a glorious but rare day, a woman relaxes on a bench in the rose garden in Hyde Park on Monday in London, England. The book she's reading might have turned out much different if London were known for fair weather rather than fog. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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