16 killed in stampede for government jobs
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Monday 12 August 2013
French athlete Philippe Croizon was targeted by thieves while on holiday with relatives
Monday 15 July 2013
34-year-old ran into difficulties as she neared the end of the 21-mile crossing
Thursday 13 June 2013
Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel ended her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida after 11 hours in the water when she was stung by a jellyfish.
Sunday 09 June 2013
A fast run to Lisbon, even though the wind strength will be relatively light, was in prospect for the eight-strong fleet of trimarans as they left Valencia on the opening leg of the inaugural Route des Princes.
Thursday 06 June 2013
Competition Commission had expressed concern that expansion could be used to hike prices
Friday 03 May 2013
The historic aircraft was shot down 72 years ago during the Battle of Britain
Wednesday 24 April 2013
Eurotunnel brushed off the snowy start to the year and the lack-of-Olympics factor to post an 8% rise in revenues to €238.3 million (£203 million) for the first three months of the year.
Saturday 06 April 2013
Hidden Europe: Cross-Channel rail services
Friday 29 March 2013
In the build-up to Easter, the travel industry has talked up the number of British travellers seeking sun abroad after the coldest March in 50 years
Saturday 16 March 2013
Eurotunnel has set out its defence against a Competition Commission ruling that it should sell the ferries business it bought from collapsed operator SeaFrance.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
For centuries, it has been a crystal of legend locked in the verses of Norse myth with little or no evidence that it was ever real. Now it seems scientists at last have grounds for believing that the Viking “sunstone” used to navigate the seas did indeed exist.
Monday 28 January 2013
It is easy to see the political appeal of super-fast rail. The prospect of passengers whisked from London to Birmingham in less than an hour, and on to Manchester in only slightly more, fits perfectly with the rhetoric of an ultra-modern, business-friendly Britain giving hi-tech rivals from France to Japan a run for their money. High Speed 2, linking London and the North, is also an ideal grand projet for a Government wrestling with a languishing economy. The scheme will create jobs, heal the North-South divide, and make the UK vastly more competitive, according to the Chancellor, Deputy Prime Minister and Prime Minister respectively.
Thursday 06 December 2012
A reverse in fortunes saw defending world match racing champion Ian Williams lose three of his four matches at the Monsoon Cup finale of the World Match Racing Championship in Malaysia.
Sunday 02 December 2012
The Government is looking to slice around 100km per hour off the top speed of the controversial High Speed Two (HS2) rail connection proposed between London and Birmingham.
Saturday 17 November 2012
Fly-half to turn down Racing Métro for second time when his contract expires next summer
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
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