Emirates Air Line had just four Oyster card holders using it more than five times during one week in October
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Monday 19 August 2013
Switzerland has vetoed an attempt by an engineering company to sell a $7.5m (£4.8m) ski lift to North Korea because of concerns that the sale would breach United Nations sanctions against the Pyongyang regime.
Friday 02 August 2013
Comparisons to the Kennedys and the Bushes are exaggerated, but if Silvio Berlusconi’s criminal conviction makes it politically impossible for him to continue at the head of his party after the summer, there is a strong chance that another Berlusconi will take his place – Marina Berlusconi, his eldest daughter, who at present heads both Fininvest, his financial holding company, and Mondadori, Italy’s biggest book publisher, acquired by her father in controversial circumstances.
Thursday 04 July 2013
Millions watched Andy Murray’s tense blockbuster of a quarter final against Fernando Verdasco last night.
My Get Me There: Manchester scratches its head over ‘Get the heck out of here’ answer to London's Oyster card
Monday 17 June 2013
The name of Greater Manchester’s long-awaited version of the London Oyster Card was announced yesterday. It is to be called – drum roll – “My Get Me There”. And has, unsurprisingly, elicited a big fat “WHAT?” from Mancunians.
Mother at centre of Croydon tram rant seen by 2.2m within 24 hours on YouTube admits racially abusing passengers
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Legal team had argued that she did not want to plead guilty for fear of being branded a racist
Monday 20 May 2013
A British skier has died after plunging more than 3,000 feet while tackling a famous off piste glacier in the French Alps.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
A 10-year-old British girl died after ploughing into a tree on a family skiing holiday in Austria, local police said.
Friday 25 January 2013
Greek riot police stormed a train depot in Athens on Friday to disperse subway staff defying government orders to end their strike, intensifying a confrontation that has paralysed public transport in the city.
Thursday 29 November 2012
Imagine if you got on the bus, Tube, train or tram this morning without paying. Imagine if you could travel into town, day in and day out, without ever paying a penny. From next year, this is exactly what you'll be able to do if you live in the capital of Estonia. And you won't even get arrested.
Friday 02 November 2012
What to see and where to be seen
Friday 10 August 2012
Grandmother's partner is arrested - but questions are raised over why detectives did not make crucial discovery sooner
Monday 06 August 2012
Detectives hunting for a missing 12-year-old girl are continuing to sift through hours of CCTV footage for a clue to her location.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Where do we start – again – on the latest breakdown in England's ability to compete seriously against grown-up football nations?
Monday 11 June 2012
Spain 1 Italy 1
Sunday 25 March 2012
Simon McBurney brings dazzling technology to his Bulgakov adaptation but little clarity. A Sondheim evergreen, meanwhile, is as fresh as ever
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
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