Owner of largest firm in the North East of England concedes move is 'morally wrong' but he says had no choice but to act after local authority warns operators over charging disabled passengers extra
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Friday 03 January 2014
Buyers are faced with a 400 per cent mark-up
Wednesday 20 November 2013
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but this is a signature method used by militant groups linked to or inspired by al-Qaida
Tuesday 11 June 2013
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the killings of 'ruthless prosecutors'
Saturday 11 May 2013
Set a gentle pace on the highways of Mid-Wales in an electric car with Welsh Road Trips (welshroadtrips.com), an initiative by three hotels in the Green Tourism Business Scheme. Guests are given directions between the three properties, with two nights' B&B provided at each establishment – Lasswade Country House in Llanwrtyd Wells, The Old Vicarage Dolfor near Newtown, and Westview Guesthouse in Llowes. Price £595pp, including hire of a two-seat electric car.
Sunday 05 May 2013
Five people were killed Sunday morning when a suicide bomber attempted to ram a car laden with explosives into a military convoy escorting a four-member Qatari delegation, an official said.
Sunday 28 April 2013
A bride-to-be whose hen party was involved in a fatal crash on Friday has suffered serious spinal injuries. It was reported that the fiancé of Stefanie Firth, who remains in a serious condition in hospital, fears she might never walk again.
Sunday 28 April 2013
Tributes were flooding in today for a teenager killed in a horrific motorway crash involving a minibus taking a group of women to a hen party.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
The kidnap and gang rape of an American tourist after boarding a public minibus in Rio de Janeiro has focused attention on crime in the city that will host the World Cup final next year and the Olympics in three years’ time.
Saturday 16 March 2013
The new pontiff lauds the saint as a 'man who loves and looks after what has been created'
Monday 11 March 2013
ICC withdraws charges against former head of civil service as fellow accused wins elections
Saturday 23 February 2013
Pistorius is ordered to hand over firearms and passports, avoid his home and all witnesses in the case, report to police twice a week and not to drink alcohol
Thursday 21 February 2013
Revival of charges against Hilton Botha forces police to draft in replacement
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Mick Philpott and wife Mairead deny manslaughter after losing six children in blaze
Monday 11 June 2012
Driver is arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after crash leaves 15 stewards in hospital
Monday 28 May 2012
Twenty seven people were crushed to death and several more injured when they were pinned between two minibuses involved in a multiple pile-up in western India.
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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