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Friday 29 May 2009
Sunday 24 May 2009
Tuesday 19 May 2009
Japan confirmed dozens more swine flu cases overnight bringing its tally to 176, health officials said today, as the government considered scaling down quarantine checks at airports while focusing on its domestic outbreak.
Wednesday 22 April 2009
It will be up to 60 per cent cheaper to send mobile phone text messages while travelling in the European Union or surf the web by laptop under price curbs to be adopted by the bloc's assembly today.
Sunday 18 January 2009
Taxpayers are set to fork out an estimated £100m in fines this year for returning their self-assessment returns late, according to research by Independent Financial Advice Promotion. With less than two weeks till the 31 January deadline, anyone who has yet to complete their forms must now file them online and as soon as possible if they want to avoid an automatic £100 fine.
Friday 09 January 2009
Cathay Pacific acknowledged paper losses of nearly $1bn (£657m) yesterday as the airline's fuel hedging policy backfired thanks to dramatic falls in the oil price.
Saturday 25 October 2008
Air France-KLM, Europe's largest airline, issued a profits warning yesterday against a backdrop of figuresshowing the first monthly decline in worldwide air travel since 2003.
Saturday 12 July 2008
Saturday 21 June 2008
The American lifestyle guru Martha Stewart has joined the radical Islamic preacher Yusuf al-Qaradawi and US rap star Snoop Dogg on the list of high-profile figures to be denied entry to the UK by the Home Office.
Saturday 14 June 2008
Sunday 04 May 2008
Sunday 27 April 2008
Sixty per cent of Brazil could soon be off-limits to foreigners who don't have special permission to visit the world's largest tropical wilderness. Those caught in the Amazon without a permit granted by the Military and Justice Ministry could face a fine of US$60,000 (£30,000).
Sunday 20 April 2008
Martin Johnson's appointment as England team manager may have vested power over the national side in the county of Leicestershire but at club level life is more of a fret. It was the Tigers who turned the pre-teen "Johnno" on to rugby when his family moved to Market Harborough but, though Leicester remain contenders for the play-offs after this victory over an under-strength Bristol, they need other results to help them along.
Thursday 10 April 2008
Shares in business-class airline Silverjet soared today after the company said it had received a takeover offer.
Sunday 09 March 2008
Bad news for business travellers: families are taking over your world, screaming kids and all. It's not just adult premium travellers who are rubbing their hands with glee at the luxurious lounge and spa facilities on offer at Britain's airports, but their children, too.
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
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- 3 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
- 4 Cee Lo Green: It is only rape if the victim is conscious
- 5 Nigerian witch-finder Helen Ukpabio threatens legal action against human rights organisations