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Travel agenda

From Bristol to Reykjavik, skiing in Milton Keynes, and the 90th anniversary edition of the South American Handbook

Get me out of here: Mexico, Santa's workshop, Toronto

Now... On 3 November, Virgin Holidays has a 16-day Highlights of Mexico tour for £1,845pp, with flights from Gatwick to Cancú*, internal flights, guides, transfers and hotels. Highlights include Oaxaca, Campeche and Mérida. Virginholidays journeys.co.uk

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French Alps, Carnevale di Venezia, Dubai

Now... Alpine ascent

Pack your warmest ski gear for a winter sports holiday in the French Alps this weekend. Mark Warner has a week in the resort of Les Deux Alpes for £545 per person, which includes catered accommodation at the Chalethotel Bérangère, transfers and Monarch flights from Gatwick to Geneva on Sunday, 5 February. Markwarner.co.uk

RBS axes 3,500 jobs at investment arm

Around 3,500 jobs will be cut at Royal Bank of Scotland over the next three years under plans to shrink its investment banking arm, the taxpayer-backed lender said today.