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David Phelan discovers how to survive a Las Vegas trade show

Yemenia plane may have been circuiting

The Yemenia Airbus 310 that crashed into the Indian Ocean near Comoros may have been attempting a circuiting manoeuvre when it hit the sea, a pilots association says.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers handcuffed after fracas at airport

Actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers was taken away in handcuffs by police at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris following an alleged drunken brawl.

Airport runway public inquiry delayed again

A public inquiry into whether a second runway should be built at Stansted Airport was today delayed for a second time, the Communities and Local Government Secretary revealed.

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.

Tyre fire forces plane's emergency evacuation

Passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight were forced to slide down emergency chutes after a tyre caught fire as the plane landed in Houston.

Leading article: The case for a third runway has been further eroded

The aviation industry needs to accept some stark new realities

Sky apologise for Best's racist quip

Former England coach Dick Best could find himself in hot water after making a racist remark live on Sky Sports News.

Airports suffer 11% drop in passenger numbers

The number of passengers using the UK's main airports fell 11.3 per cent last month compared with a year ago, as 10.6 million travellers passed through the seven UK airports run by BAA.

Thrifty Living: How to get the best money deals when travelling

If you're travelling abroad this Easter, it's well worth taking the time to think about how you're going to manage your money before you go. Exchanging cash at the local bureau de change in France or the US is one of the easiest ways to make your trip more expensive. High commissions or poor exchange rates can cost you hundreds of pounds during a trip, while if you're planning on relying on your plastic while you're away, you could end up getting hit with dozens of hefty charges if you're not careful.

Two protesters arrested at Heathrow Airport

Police arrested two protesters who tried to get onto the runway at Heathrow Airport today, the airport's operator said.

50 killed as US plane crashes into house

A commuter plane crashed into a house while coming in to land in New York state, sparking a fiery explosion that killed 49 people on board and one person on the ground.

Simon Carr: Jacqui plagued by both her houses

Sketch: Had Jacqui ever taken ecstasy herself, Keith Vaz toyed with the idea, but we didn't find out

Ryanair to cut airport services

Ryanair is to cut services at Shannon Airport with the loss of 100 jobs, it was announced today.

Steve Richards: Suddenly every party is in favour of a high-speed line

Does it signal a cultural breakthrough which would bring Britain in line with Europe?

Hoon accused of ignoring public with 'unpopular' Heathrow plans

Just one in eight survey respondents in favour of third runway at airport
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General Election 2015: ‘We will not sit down with Nicola Sturgeon’, says Ed Balls

'We will not sit down with Nicola Sturgeon'

In an exclusive interview, Ed Balls says he won't negotiate his first Budget with SNP MPs - even if Labour need their votes to secure its passage
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General Election 2015: Ed Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

He was meant to be Labour's biggest handicap - but has become almost an asset
General Election 2015: A guide to the smaller parties, from the the National Health Action Party to the Church of the Militant Elvis Party

On the margins

From Militant Elvis to Women's Equality: a guide to the underdogs standing in the election
Amr Darrag: Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister in exile still believes Egypt's military regime can be replaced with 'moderate' Islamic rule

'This is the battle of young Egypt for the future of our country'

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister Amr Darrag still believes the opposition can rid Egypt of its military regime and replace it with 'moderate' Islamic rule, he tells Robert Fisk
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Sarah Lucas is the perfect artist to represent Britain at the Venice Biennale

Flesh in Venice

Sarah Lucas has filled the British pavilion at the Venice Biennale with slinky cats and casts of her female friends' private parts. It makes you proud to be a woman, says Karen Wright
11 best anti-ageing day creams

11 best anti-ageing day creams

Slow down the ageing process with one of these high-performance, hardworking anti-agers
Juventus 2 Real Madrid 1: Five things we learnt, including Iker Casillas is past it and Carlos Tevez remains effective

Juventus vs Real Madrid

Five things we learnt from the Italian's Champions League first leg win over the Spanish giants
Ashes 2015: Test series looks a lost cause for England... whoever takes over as ECB director of cricket

Ashes series looks a lost cause for England...

Whoever takes over as ECB director of cricket, says Stephen Brenkley
Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

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Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

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