News Cantor Fitzgerald had offices on the top floor of the World Trade Centre's north tower.

Cantor Fitzgerald lost hundreds of employees in the attack, and accused American Airlines of negligence.

Pakistan arrests al-Qa'ida suspect Naamen Meziche

Pakistani security officials say they have arrested a French man accused of being a prominent al-Qa'ida militant.

What the Sunday Papers said

Independent on Sunday: Co-op mulls sell-offs as profits slide

Passengers say that they still prefer to read printed magazines to digital versions

Mark Jones: Magazine or ebook with your onboard meal, Sir?

The View From Here

<p><b>Alec Baldwin</b></p>
<p>In his prime Baldwin all but topped the heart- throb charts, but had a dramatic fall in <em>30 Rock</em>.But in <em>It's Complicated</em> he gets to resurrect his love god status opposite Meryl Streep. </p>

Alec Baldwin kicked off LA flight for playing game

Alec Baldwin has made a fresh addition to the annals of celebrity misbehaviour after being thrown off a flight for committing the mortal sin of playing online Scrabble.

American Airlines forced to seek shelter from economic storm

Carrier cites fuel costs and fierce competition for bankruptcy move after three years of losses

Wall Street big-hitter linked to Raj Rajaratnam is arrested

In one of the most high-profile white-collar arrests in Wall Street history, FBI agents yesterday arrested Rajat Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs board director, on insider trading charges directly linked to the Galleon Group hedge fund scandal which led last month to the sentencing of its founder Raj Rajaratnam to 11 years in prison.

American Airlines orders 460 new planes

American Airlines is buying at least 460 new planes over the next five years in what it calls the biggest airline order in history. And in a victory for Airbus, it's splitting the work between the European plane maker and Boeing.

American Eagle Outfitters plans to get talons into UK market

The US fashion retailer is the latest fashion brand to consider British high street

Man held after American Airlines flight disturbance

The passengers sat stunned as they watched a man walk quickly towards the front of American Airlines Flight 1561 as it was descending toward San Francisco. He was screaming and then began pounding on the cockpit door.

Virgin Atlantic on brink of alliance, says Branson

Virgin Atlantic is set to agree an alliance within the next few months, Sir Richard Branson, the airline's owner, confirmed yesterday.

Bonus for ex-BA boss after profits

Willie Walsh accepted his first annual bonus in three years as the boss of British Airways after the airline handed him a £420,000 windfall last year.

WikiLeaks' documents reveal more 9/11 suspects

A gang of previously unknown men are wanted by the FBI for their alleged role in the September 11 terror attacks, it has been reported.

National Youth Orchestra / J&#228;rvi, Barbican Hall, London<br/>Madam Butterfly, King's Head Theatre, London

The country's rising orchestral players and their nimble conductor dance with death &ndash; and relish

American Airlines pulls flight listings from travel website

Online travel agents, which allow passengers to compare the cost of flights on different airlines, have suffered a major legal setback, as American Airlines, one of the largest carriers in the US, was allowed to pull its business from one of the country's most popular travel websites.

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Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence – Five-star MS Swiss Corona 7 nights from £999pp
Lake Como St Moritz & the Bernina Express 7 nights from £809pp
Vietnam
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South Africa
Spain
Prices correct as of 19 December 2014
Isis in Iraq: Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment by militants

'Jilan killed herself in the bathroom. She cut her wrists and hanged herself'

Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment
Ed Balls interview: 'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'

Ed Balls interview

'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'
He's behind you, dude!

US stars in UK panto

From David Hasselhoff to Jerry Hall
Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz: What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?

Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz

What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?
Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Planet’s surface is inhospitable to humans but 30 miles above it is almost perfect
Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history - clocks, rifles, frogmen’s uniforms and colonial helmets

Clocks, rifles, swords, frogmen’s uniforms

Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history
Return to Gaza: Four months on, the wounds left by Israel's bombardment have not yet healed

Four months after the bombardment, Gaza’s wounds are yet to heal

Kim Sengupta is reunited with a man whose plight mirrors the suffering of the Palestinian people
Gastric surgery: Is it really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Is gastric surgery really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Critics argue that it’s crazy to operate on healthy people just to stop them eating
Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction Part 2 - now LIVE

Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction

Bid on original art, or trips of a lifetime to Africa or the 'Corrie' set, and help Homeless Veterans
Pantomime rings the changes to welcome autistic theatre-goers

Autism-friendly theatre

Pantomime leads the pack in quest to welcome all
The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Booksellers say readers are turning away from dark modern thrillers and back to the golden age of crime writing
Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there