If you pay £6 to go to Prague on RyanAir, what do you expect?
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Tuesday 27 November 2012
Seven people have been arrested in raids targeting a gang suspected of taking cash to help Iranian asylum seekers get into Britain.
Thursday 22 November 2012
With the best young jumpers increasingly herded into the same yards, it is dispiriting to hear a trainer with the flair and experience of Mouse Morris lamenting a lack of resources. By the same token, then, at least one of the sport's big spenders merits congratulation for backing a man whose idiosyncrasies and sensitivity will always get the best out of a horse – even if they prevent him squandering his dignity, in flattery or salesmanship.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Ryanair's chief executive has described plans for a Thames Estuary airport as “insane, stupid and hare-brained”.
Sunday 11 November 2012
Who is the greatest modern travel writer of them all? My favourite is Norman Lewis. As the first importer of the Leica to Britain – the RG Lewis camera shop still exists in Holborn, central London – he has some claim to have helped to create the genre of travel journalism. That, for personal use, he also imported the first Porsche is simply further evidence of a commitment to mobility combined with a passion for technical excellence which is reflected in his witheringly precise prose.
Tuesday 06 November 2012
Ryanair's outspoken chief executive, Michael O'Leary, has outlined his plans to dominate European skies and fly 120 million passengers a year as rival airlines go bust and flag carriers cut their short-haul operations to save money.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Low-cost airline Ryanair is to create 1,000 UK jobs next year by flying one million more passengers on a number of new routes.
Monday 29 October 2012
The transfer of the peerless Frankel from the racing stable to the stallion barn will have set the hearts of those charged with planning future trysts for their mares both alight and aflutter. Those outside the bloodstock business might wonder what any fuss is about – he's a champion horse, so his offspring will be the same, right? – but it is not quite as simple as that. The Aga Khan, arguably the world's most successful breeder, describes the pursuit of excellence as a game of chess with nature.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Ryanair Holdings offered concessions to European Union antitrust regulators reviewing its 694 million-euro (£564 million) bid for Irish competitor Aer Lingus.
Thursday 30 August 2012
Aer Lingus cheered as European competition regulators stepped up their investigation into Ryanair's €700m (£556m) hostile takeover bid for its fellow Irish airline, on concerns that the deal may eliminate competition on several routes in Europe.
Wednesday 15 August 2012
We fell foul of Ryanair’s rules on luggage.
Thursday 19 July 2012
Aer Lingus has urged shareholders to reject budget airline Ryanair's latest €694m (£445m) takeover offer for the airline on the grounds that it "fundamentally undervalues" the business.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
Aer Lingus has said a revised takeover bid by rival airline Ryanair undervalues the business.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
Keep it light while you're on the road
Friday 06 July 2012
Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: a week-long stay at a villa in Spain with a private pool. Prices are for four people and include flights from the UK to Spain on 25 August, during the school summer holidays.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Aer Lingus has shot down a surprise bid from Ryanair to seize control, saying its offer is too low.
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