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Tuesday 13 December 2011
When Larry Page and Sergey Brin needed somewhere to store their eight private jets, their first step was, presumably, to enter the words "large aircraft hangar" into the internet search engine they created.
Wednesday 30 November 2011
Air passenger duty (APD) will see a steep rise next year, a move jointly condemned by the country's main airlines.
Tuesday 15 November 2011
Pressure was mounting on the Home Secretary, Theresa May, last night after private memos emerged which showed that full biometric checks were waived hundreds of times over the summer as border staff struggled to cope with queues at ports and airports.
Monday 29 August 2011
The pilot of a tiny private plane made an emergency landing on a small street in western Germany, clipping the side of a house and a lamppost as he landed his ailing Cessna.
Sunday 28 August 2011
Tuesday 12 July 2011
Civil rights demonstrators will gather outside the Royal Courts of Justice this morning to support the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, who is fighting a last-ditch battle to avoid extradition to Sweden.
Sunday 10 July 2011
It is just two days until he is due at the High Court to appeal against attempts to extradite him to Sweden to face rape allegations, but Julian Assange will have other things on his mind today.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Verdicts of accidental death were returned by an inquest jury today after five men were killed when their private jet crashed into a house.
Tuesday 05 April 2011
Lee Westwood was relieved simply to be here yesterday after enduring a frightening ordeal on his journey across from the Houston Open. The world No 2's private jet was forced to make an emergency landing when smoke billowed through the cockpit.
Tuesday 22 March 2011
George Osborne has won the confidence of a majority of businessmen but they are losing faith in Labour and the Liberal Democrats, according to a survey for The Independent.
Friday 11 March 2011
Richard Pope was a "wannabe playboy" who spent the life savings of British pensioners on a top-of-the range Ferrari, a yacht and a private jet.
Friday 18 February 2011
Former tunisian president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali was yesterday said to be gravely ill in Saudi Arabia, where he fled after being deposed.
Tuesday 15 February 2011
Tuesday 08 February 2011
The French Foreign Minister, Michèle Alliot-Marie, is struggling for her political life after a series of revelations and misstatements about a luxurious holiday and trips in private jets amidst popular revolt in Tunisia.
Thursday 27 January 2011
A solicitor who stole £1.4 million to fund a luxury lifestyle was jailed for seven years today by a judge who said he was "motivated by greed".
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