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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.
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a white stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Russian warships in English Channel 'to conduct anti-aircraft and anti-submarine military drills'
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- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 18th century sex toy found in 'toilet of sword fighting school' in Poland
- 4 'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes