Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) was “extremely careless” when it lent $2.7bn (£1.7bn) to Formula One motor racing in 2006, the co-chairman of the private-equity firm CVC has told a London court.
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Thursday 08 March 2012
US airlines will divert flights that pass over the poles due to the risks posed by solar radiation
Tuesday 06 March 2012
A comparatively trouble-free year led to passenger numbers increasing at UK airports in 2011, it was announced today.
Thursday 19 January 2012
Mark Wahlberg wishes he'd had the chance to prove he can be an action hero off screen.
Wednesday 28 December 2011
The Independent's Senior Travel Editor Simon Calder won a charity edition of Celebrity Mastermind last night, seeing off challenges from The Observer food critic, Jay Rayner, the National Lottery presenter OJ Borj, and Anthony Costa from the boy band Blue.
Monday 19 December 2011
One man died and two other people were treated for minor injuries after two light aircraft collided near an airport in the Midlands yesterday.
Saturday 17 December 2011
A Maltese-registered cargo ship, TK Bremen, is leaking fuel after it ran aground in high winds yesterday on Kerminihy beach at Erdeven, Brittany.
Last Night's Viewing: Up in Flames: Mr Reeves and the Riots, BBC1<br />Living with the Amish, Channel 4
Friday 16 December 2011
The Germans are here and they're very nice apparently," Maurice Reeves's son told his father at the beginning of Up in Flames: Mr Reeves and the Riots. "Jawohl," replied Maurice, who, at 80, may harbour some faded wartime prejudices about the old enemy. This time, though, the Germans hadn't come to Croydon to bomb it but to interview Mr Reeves about his furniture shop, which had been comprehensively blitzed by aggressors far closer to home during the recent riots. Mr Reeves, as well as trying to resuscitate the business from premises down the road, was also being kept busy talking about his experiences to foreign news crews. And, rather touchingly, he turned out in the end to have very few prejudices.
Wednesday 30 November 2011
The annual number of near misses between passenger aircraft is falling, figures out today showed.
Friday 25 November 2011
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
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- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 #Teamnigella: It’s the only side to be on
- 5 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'