Sir Chris Chataway, the former world-record runner, acted as pacemaker to help Roger Bannister break the four-minute mile barrier. And he achieved so much more
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Monday 10 December 2012
Capacity problems at airports was already leading to increased fare prices, says CAA chief
Wednesday 15 August 2012
A bogus website offering jobs in the airline industry has been uncovered by trading standards.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
Q. Which is the best way to pay for a holiday? Does a debit card offer as much protection as a credit card, which always carries a surcharge? Jeremy White, Kettering
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Holiday flight passengers had to contend with a slight increase in delays at major UK airports at the start of the year.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
The operator of a helicopter which ditched in the North Sea last week with 14 people on board is to resume normal flying in the next 24 hours.
Monday 30 April 2012
Six out of 10 foreign holidays protected, but flat fee criticised as unfair to those on short breaks
Friday 27 April 2012
Damon Albarn, Mike Leigh and Victoria Wood. Not the first names that spring to mind when you think of sport but they're all in the Olympics. At least, they're in the art world's answer to them, known as the London 2012 Festival, or the Cultural Olympiad, depending on which bit of the Kafka-esque 140-page brochure you get lost in.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Aviation officials have warned of a surge in the number of laser attacks on planes after nearly 2,000 such incidents were reported in the UK last year.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
A comparatively trouble-free year led to passenger numbers increasing at UK airports in 2011, it was announced today.
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Q&A: Travel unravelled
Friday 25 November 2011
Scotland Yard ready to use radio controlled 'eyes in the sky' to boost surveillance
Tuesday 16 August 2011
A father and his stepson were lucky to escape after their hot-air balloon smashed into houses in Bristol.
Saturday 13 August 2011
The man who pays his way
Saturday 13 August 2011
Can you guarantee your holiday? Simon Calder lays down the laws of probability – and protection
Thursday 04 August 2011
Thousands of sunseekers were trying to salvage something from the wreck of their summer holiday today after the collapse of tour operator Holidays 4U.
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
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