London Stansted Airport
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Sunday 24 August 2008
Transport delays and strikes threatened to add to holidaymakers' woes this weekend. Despite high fuel costs deterring many from travelling, congestion and delays occurred on roads throughout the country.
Monday 11 August 2008
Monday 14 July 2008
Paula Radcliffe is progressing well in what she admits is "a race against time" to be fit for the Olympic marathon after returning to her French base following a routine fitness appointment in London this morning.
Saturday 24 May 2008
Safe bets are rare in travel. But one cert is that the practice among airlines of selling more seats than their planes actually hold infuriates everyone from consumer groups to financiers: "This overbooking thing beggars belief," said Charlie Morris from HSBC on Radio 5 Live this week.
Tuesday 29 April 2008
BAA, the embattled airport owner, could run Stansted airport more efficiently and provide more clear information to explain is investment programme, the airport watchdog yesterday.
Saturday 15 March 2008
Q. I applied for an Alliance & Leicester premier current account and associated premier regular saver internet account in June last year. I was abroad from the end of the month until 23 July and returned to find eight pieces of mail from A&L, one of which told me my first payment to the saver account was due on 1 August. I contacted my current bank and arranged for £500 to be transferred to A&L and monthly thereafter. I received a letter from A&L dated 1 August indicating there were insufficient funds to cover a transaction – £250 to the Premier Regular Saver – and I was charged £34 for a failed transaction.
Thursday 07 February 2008
The poet Walt Whitman described the former United States Patent Building – the scene of Abraham Lincoln's inaugural ball – as "the noblest of Washington buildings". So when Norman Foster set about renovating its courtyard – it is now the Smithsonian Institute and houses the American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery – he was determined to preserve the historical integrity of the building, while bringing the space back to life.
Wednesday 06 February 2008
Ryanair has been ordered to pay nearly £5,000 to five black musicians, including a blind man, who were asked to leave a flight at gunpoint after another traveller wrongly expressed concern that they were terrorists.
Wednesday 05 December 2007
Monday 15 May 2006
Areva, the state-owned French nuclear reactor company, will add its voice to calls for a new generation of nuclear power stations in Britain today, arguing that they could be built without any government subsidy.
Monday 17 April 2006
Saturday 25 March 2006
Saturday 25 March 2006
Wednesday 19 October 2005
Wednesday 23 February 2005
Serious doubts about the financeability of a second runway at Stansted airport have been raised in Treasury papers released under the Freedom of Information Act.
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