Emirates Air Line had just four Oyster card holders using it more than five times during one week in October

Letter: Ad nauseam

Sir: I agree that it was Caesar who aderat forte (or Granada of course), while Brutus adsum iam. Brutus was then sic in omnibus but, in my school, Caesar was sic in tram.

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THE FIRST MAN by Albert Camus trs David Hapgood Hamish Hamilton pounds 14.99

Blue skies over Blackpool

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Aerial joy is lost in a toy

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Stiff test for New Labour in northern heartland

Jonathan Foster reports from Sheffield, where the Lib Dems scent blood but could stay hungry

Pointless lies that reveal so much

The Tories know they've been wrong on transport but cannot bear to admit it, argues Nick Cohen

Letter: Braking: let's stay on the right track

From Mr Patrick Chadwick

Court says black humour is nothing new

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An uncomfortable wait for the tram

Jonathan Foster finds Sheffield residents angry at the disruption caused by building work for a new transport network

Guards put Sarajevo's trams back on track

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County plans pounds 400m trams

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Travel: Unsung Resorts: Between Flims and Laax

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