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Letter from the editor: Consider the difference

I have just returned to London from Los Angeles, and my early reflection is this: it’s nice to be in a place where the sun shines all day, where the transport systems work, and where the people are generally friendly and helpful.

Air traffic boss quits as reports fly in of controllers nodding off

The head of air traffic operations for the United States resigned last night after a string of attention-grabbing news reports about controllers falling asleep in airport towers leaving pilots to land their planes with no guidance from the ground beyond the visual track of runway lights.

Wedding on hold but Luke is best man for GB

If England are to thrive in New Zealand and Australia over the next five weeks, they need to show the sort of commitment epitomised by Luke Robinson right from the start.

BA cabin crew video sets out strike case

The union representing British Airways cabin crew released a video today to counter "gross misrepresentations" over issues at the heart of a dispute which threatens industrial action.

Talent 2010: The environmentalist, Ben Stewart

The battle to save the planet sometimes comes down to a battle to be heard, and amid the din of the information superhighway, that is becoming harder and harder. But one environmental campaigner is showing superlatively how it should be done.

Tyson in scuffle at LA airport

Police are investigating conflicting accounts of an airport scuffle between Mike Tyson and a photographer that resulted in both men being questioned and released on suspicion of battery.

Rocker's horror movies recovered

Shock rocker Alice Cooper was being reunited with his beloved collection of more than 300 horror movies after his bag went missing at an airport.

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