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Thursday 24 March 2011
David Cameron insisted the Government was doing all it could to help hard-pressed families today - describing fuel-duty curbs in the Budget as a "very big decision".
Thursday 24 March 2011
Jack O'Neil was hurrying down Atkinson Street in Leedsyesterday, a woolly hat pulled tight over his head despite the unseasonably balmy weather. He was a foundry worker for 40 years but is now "too knackered" for fettling, and can remember when this part of the city on the banks of the river Aire – the likely site for one of George Osborne's new enterprise zones – was home to thousands of steel workers, engineers and manufacturers.
Monday 14 March 2011
HTC-Highroad's Tony Martin held firm to claim victory in the Paris-Nice as Bradley Wiggins became the first Briton since 1996 to finish on the podium.
Sunday 13 March 2011
Thursday 03 March 2011
Saturday 26 February 2011
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a week in Andalucia in early April. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together.
Tuesday 22 February 2011
Sunday 13 February 2011
I am not sure if it was the cacophony of the zocalo (the main square), the colonial homes and inns along its stone streets or the glory of its churches that first spurred my romance with Oaxaca, a provincial capital squeezed between mountain ranges five hours south of Mexico City. Maybe it was the mole, the spicy chocolate sauce they put on their chicken? (It rhymes with Olé!)
Sunday 30 January 2011
Cut-price Family & Friends Railcard
Get 25 per cent off a Family & Friends Railcard until 4 March. The cost of the price-cutting pass, on which up to four adults and four children can travel at one time, is being reduced from £26 to £19.50.
Available only online, go to familyandfriends-railcard.co.uk/now
Monday 24 January 2011
A suicide bomber killed more than 30 people and injured about 140 when he blew himself up in a packed terminal at Moscow's busiest airport today.
Sunday 09 January 2011
Save on car hire
Check out the New Year sale from car rental company Avis. It claims to be making cars available for hire from a very competitive £16 per day out of its 2,800 offices around the world. Book by 9 February for travel up to 31 May.
Go to avis.co.uk
Saturday 01 January 2011
Wednesday 29 December 2010
We were booked on an Azamara cruise from Florida departing on 23 December. We had arranged independent flights on 22 December with Virgin Atlantic from Heathrow to New York, connecting to Miami, with an overnight hotel there before the cruise. Our flight was cancelled due to the snow, and we couldn't travel. Azamara say they won't reimburse the cruise costs as the flights were not booked through them. Who is responsible?
Sunday 26 December 2010
Saturday 18 December 2010
News from the US gave Autonomy a shot in the arm yesterday, as the software company was boosted on the read-across after a number of its peers across the Atlantic released encouraging figures.
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
- 1 California man brutally beat 82-year-old Sikh grandfather he mistook for 'one of those people'
- 3 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop
- 5 We have six months to save the world, says leading economist