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Saturday 29 June 2013
Empty legs: Virgin Atlantic’s domestic airline, Little Red, is filling seats from Heathrow to Scotland with a short-term seat sale. Just in time for the Fringe, there are returns to Edinburgh for £97 – the lowest BA fare is £111. To Aberdeen, Virgin’s fare is £99 (£150 on BA). Book by 9 July for travel between 15 July and 1 September (virgin-atlantic.com).
Saturday 15 June 2013
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Rohan Dennis takes the overall lead
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Q. We need to rent a people-carrier for a holiday in Switzerland. I have found a company called Honk Car Rental which promises: "We're like those mystery deals you sometimes get for hotels, but instead for car rental." Being very cautious, I follow the maxim that anything that appears too good to be true, probably is. So before paying for a car, do you know anything about them? Peter Canton, by email
Saturday 11 May 2013
Hiring a motor can suddenly cost more than you budgeted for. Here are the traps to steer clear of
Thursday 09 May 2013
Convicted murderer seaks 'ultimate freedom' after guilty verdict
Google is listening (and watching): First, futuristic specs. Next up it's Google Now, a voice-control service to sock it to Siri
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Simon Usborne tries out Google Now - and finds the more it knows about you, the smarter it is
Saturday 27 April 2013
The Big Six: from clifftop locations to freshwater pools and rustic interiors
Cumbria police commissioner apologises for cost of chauffeur-driven car but defends action over alleged whistle-blowers
Friday 19 April 2013
The Cumbria police and crime commissioner Richard Rhodes apologised today for failing to check the near £700 cost before hiring a chauffeur-driven Mercedes to go to two evening engagements - but defended his actions over the expenses row.
Monday 08 April 2013
Swiss Fabian Cancellara kept his composure to win a third Paris-Roubaix title, outdoing Belgian Sep Vanmarcke in a session of track cycling tactics at the end of a 254km (159-mile) ride yesterday.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
British holidaymakers can now drive legally in Florida without obtaining an International Driving Permit (IDP).
Tuesday 19 March 2013
You can economise on everything from train tickets to phone bills – and get hold of lots of free stuff – if you know where to click
Saturday 16 March 2013
A family holiday in Portugal
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Confused.com today posted its first rise in profits for four years, boosting shares at its parent group Admiral.
Great getaways: Cycling tour of South-east Asia, escape to Miami, Easter in Val Thorens and Egyptian retreat
Sunday 17 February 2013
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street