For more than 35 years the mobsters behind one of the largest cash thefts in US history – a heist so brazen it was used as one of the central themes of the film Goodfellas — seemed to have got clean away.
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Thursday 11 August 2011
Virgin Atlantic returned to cruising speed yesterday as the airline's finances soared back into the black despite taking a £40m hit from the ash cloud and winter cold snap.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Coliseum, London<br/>Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music, St John's, Smith Square, London
Sunday 22 May 2011
Tuesday 17 May 2011
Under the imaginative direction of Lindsay Kemp, the annual Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music has always punched above its weight, and this year’s programme is no exception.
Sunday 15 May 2011
Saturday 30 April 2011
Saturday 16 April 2011
Thursday 14 April 2011
Budget airline BmiBaby is to stop flying from Cardiff and Manchester after the end of this summer, blaming the tricky economic climate.
Friday 01 April 2011
The sight of a prim, uniformed German flight attendant struggling to lug her impossibly heavy hand luggage through the "nothing to declare" channel at Frankfurt airport finally convinced customs officials that something was up.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
For the fourth time in two years, cabin crew employed by British Airways have voted resoundingly to strike.
Travel Agenda: The Big Scuba Show; Hogwarts Express; South Beach Food and Wine Festival; Rio de Janeiro
Saturday 19 February 2011
Today: The Big Scuba Show is at London Olympia until tomorrow. Visitors to the exhibition can expect question-and-answer sessions with experts, try-dives, a photography display and virtual free-diving, as well as stalls selling scuba kit, plus competition giveaways ( thebigscubashow.com).
Monday 14 February 2011
Plane manufacturer Boeing has unveiled its latest "environmentally friendly" passenger 747 jumbo jet.
Thursday 10 February 2011
The private equity firms Axa and Permira are buying the online travel agent Opodo for €500m (£424m) from the Spanish travel reservations group Amadeus.
Friday 21 January 2011
British Airways was facing the threat of a fresh wave of strikes by its cabin crew tonight after they voted heavily in favour of more walkouts in their bitter dispute with the airline.
Thursday 16 December 2010
Virgin Atlantic yesterday revealed it had been approached by a series of rivals over potential tie-ups, increasing speculation that Sir Richard Branson is preparing to relinquish control of the carrier he founded in 1984.
Wednesday 15 December 2010
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
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