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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Saturday 09 January 2010
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Saturday 26 December 2009
Wednesday 25 November 2009
Airline bmi today announced a restructuring involving a reduction in planes and routes and the possible loss of at least 600 jobs.
Thursday 01 October 2009
Lufthansa has bought the final 20 per cent of British Midland (BMI) for £19m, paving the way for sale of the UK airline and potentially sparking a bidding war between rivals British Airways (BA) and Virgin Atlantic.
Wednesday 30 September 2009
British Airways could wrap up a merger deal with Spanish flag carrier Iberia by the end of the year, according to its chief executive Willie Walsh.
Monday 14 September 2009
A passenger jet made an emergency landing today on a protective layer of foam at Germany's Stuttgart airport after having problems with its landing gear.
Saturday 01 August 2009
Tuesday 23 June 2009
Sir Michael Bishop is selling his BMI airline to Lufthansa for £115m less than expected after withdrawing a lawsuit against the German carrier.
Monday 22 June 2009
Germany's flagship airline Lufthansa was today set to take control of a UK carrier for the first time after agreeing to buy a majority stake in British Midland in a deal costing £223 million.
Saturday 20 June 2009
Lufthansa has warned investors it would not be able to post an operating profit as planned this year without further cost cuts.
Tuesday 09 June 2009
British Airways and American Airlines have asked Europe's Competition Commission to formalise any objections to their proposed tie-up by the end of July, and remain confident the scheme will go ahead by the end of the year.
Manon, Theatre Royal, Glasgow<br>Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music, St John's Smith Square, London
Sunday 24 May 2009
Thursday 21 May 2009
Every voice has its own colour, but sometimes they’re hard to tell apart – and when the singers are not of the same sex, things get interesting. On successive days I heard counter-tenor Iestyn Davies in the Lufthansa Festival performance of Handel’s ‘Athalia’, and mezzo Marijana Mijanovic singing in Handel’s ‘Agrippina’ - and I could have sworn it was the same voice.
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