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His aim was to convey precise information rather than seeking to make our pulses race
Now... See Barcelona from the striking surrounds of the Grand Hotel Central, where a luxury four-night break is offered by Kirker Holidays for £686pp with breakfast, private transfers and BA flights from Heathrow in July and August. kirkerholidays.com
Aircraft that fail to comply with procedures within a restricted airspace zone around the Olympic site in London could be subject to “lethal force” from the military, it was revealed today.
Now... Departing on 8 July, Inntravel has a self-guided cycling tour, taking in the countryside, churches and chateaux of the Dordogne. It includes return P&O Dover-Calais ferry crossing, a week's B&B, five dinners, luggage transfers, bike hire and maps for £855pp. inntravel.co.uk
From the practical to the freight-train bike horn...
World airlines are shunning the UK due to capacity constraints at Heathrow Airport, according to a survey.
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Q&A: Travel Unravelled
'We stayed with friends in a three-ring circus'
The son of a retired British businessman extradited to the United States over arms dealing charges has urged David Cameron to intervene to secure his father bail.
US airlines will divert flights that pass over the poles due to the risks posed by solar radiation
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.