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Known throughout the world.‘the world-famous tenor José Carreras’
- ‘The world-famous painting stolen from a museum in Norway appears to have turned up safe and sound - in a cobbler's shop in Norden.’
- ‘The move opens the way for the world-famous Tiptree company to bring in about 90 foreign students to pick the strawberry crop.’
- ‘Ski rental services, which provide ski equipment from world-famous brands, are also not in short supply.’
- ‘To the east, the world-famous Forth Bridge dominates, with the pretty villages of South and North Queensferry to either side.’
- ‘But in the late 1970s it was home to a poltergeist who became world-famous.’
- ‘Built in 1823, the palace has a distinct Indian flavour and you can't help but see links with the world-famous Taj Mahal.’
- ‘The world-famous stone, situated high in the battlements of the castle, dates back to 1314.’
- ‘The medieval statues that line the world-famous Charles Bridge in Prague have seen a lot of history in the past 650 years.’
- ‘Plans for regeneration of the world-famous hotel were given the green light by Lancaster City councillors this week.’
- ‘And now the world-famous circus is being banned from performing in the town where it attracted crowds of 2,000 a day.’
- ‘An entire section is devoted to the artist's commanding deer paintings including the world-famous Monarch of the Glen.’
- ‘There will be a chance next month to share the musical memories of world-famous tenor Thomas Round.’
- ‘The theatre became world-famous for staging protest theatre throughout the repressive apartheid years.’
- ‘At the same time, many world-famous luxury brands have targeted China as a major growth market for the next decade and beyond.’
- ‘The world-famous airshow, saved this year by a News Shopper-led consortium, will go ahead in 2004 as hoped.’
- ‘The world-famous Vienna Boys' Choir has departed from more than 500 years tradition to perform pop and rock music.’
- ‘Shops, bars, restaurants and arcades could soon be built on Southend's world-famous pier, it was revealed today.’
- ‘The man who helped create York's world-famous Jorvik Viking Centre has offered to help save the Mystery Plays.’
- ‘Later, this place would become world-famous, people travelling from all over the globe to see it.’
- ‘For such a world-famous city, Liverpool has yet to host a world-class restaurant.’
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