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Tips and deals of the week: 26/06/2011

The Deal

National Express has introduced a flat-rate fare of £9 one way to more than 900 destinations in England, Scotland and Wales.

Go to nationalexpress.com

Virgin pilots vote for strike



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Currently head of Film Independent, the organisation that dishes out the Spirit Awards, in a ceremony rewarding indie film traditionally held the day before the Oscars, Hudson will now rule the Oscars.

Eurostar enjoys passengers boom

Channel Tunnel high-speed rail company Eurostar carried an increased number of passengers in the first part of this year, it was announced today.

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Brazilians and Nigerians are set to rival the Chinese for top place as the most serious shoppers on Britain's high streets.

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