Some parents of children at independent schools like to calculate the cost per day of their offspring's private education – usually upwards of £60. For the benefit of all parents, I can now reveal the cost per day of the school holidays: £70, or even more.
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Tuesday 28 January 2014
Two days of action means flight cancellations have already begun
Saturday 25 January 2014
Don’t cry for Aberdeen Asset Management but Argentina’s currency issues sent it falling yesterday.
Monday 20 January 2014
He said she had 'won the key' to his hotel room, court told
Saturday 11 January 2014
The man who pays his way
Tips and deals of the week: Phones on BA planes, White Circle Northern Lights trip to Norway, Compareandfly.com
Saturday 21 December 2013
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Airline travellers face another day of disruption, with flights to Heathrow already cancelled because of Wednesday’s weather delays. British Airways’ last wave of short-haul flights was affected by continuing fog at Heathrow. As a result, the first departures to BA’s hub from Belfast, Manchester, Newcastle and other airports have been axed.
Kevin Garside: Ed Drake works on a building site and pays to transport his own skis. It’s no way to maximise your Winter Olympic medal chances
Monday 02 December 2013
'I might have to walk on the plane in my ski boots. I’ve seen guys do it'
Want to dodge the queues at UK passport control? The Home Office says you may soon be able to... for a price
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Hollidaymakers and business travellers could soon skip arrival hall delays by paying an extra fee
Saturday 09 November 2013
Willie Walsh got a new job this month: the Irish government hired the British Airways supremo as chairman of advisers to its state debt agency. And the latest evidence of the impact of Mr Walsh’s drastic cost-cutting at International Airlines Group (IAG) suggests the Irish couldn’t have found a better person for the job.
Saturday 12 October 2013
Jamaican beach break
Wednesday 09 October 2013
Now... Mid-October is an ideal time to pick up an end-of-season bargain – such as £162 for a week's self-catering in Menorca, including Thomson flights from Gatwick on 16 October and accommodation at the Talayot Apartments in Cala'N Forcat. thomson.co.uk
Tips and deals of the week: Miraviva, BA returns to Malta and Sawday's Guide to British Hotels & Inns
Saturday 05 October 2013
The tour operator
Sunday 29 September 2013
Proposed new rules on pilots’ working hours could lead to air crews flying while “dangerously fatigued”, union officials have warned ahead of a key vote by MEPs.
Tuesday 24 September 2013
British Airways supremo Willie Walsh yesterday warned passengers that he expects a string of airlines will go bust this winter.
Sunday 15 September 2013
Britain's longest-serving current Lib Dem, Sir Alan Beith, says 'silly things' happen because people don't understand principles of secularism
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 2 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 3 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition