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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.

Serbs spare their dead the 'disgrace' of Muslim rule

Emma Daly watched families dig up their relatives before leaving Sarajevo

Serbs say bloody farewell to Sarajevo

EMMA DALY

City slicker / Trieste

November is a busy month for Trieste with the opening of the opera season and commemoration of the landing of Italian troops in 1918 to liberate the city

BOOK REVIEW / Memory, and other luxury goods

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

Blue skies over Blackpool

As the Tory conference opens, Simon Calder looks at England's first resort; One face of Blackpool's seaside entertainment - as archaic as Labour's 1983 manifesto, but the town also offers plenty of hi-tech pleasures Photograph: Edward Webb

Aerial joy is lost in a toy

Barcelona's cable-car is a practical pleasure. In London, it would be a gimmick, writes Jonathan Glancey

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

It gained an Oscar. It was witty. It was politically correct. What more could one ask?

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

A French armoured vehicle travels beside a Sarajevo tram yesterday after machine-gun fire wounded nine passengers last Tuesday. Fifteen people have been killed and more than 70 wounded in 53 attacks on the trams since they resumed service in March.

County plans pounds 400m trams

A pounds 400m transport plan intended to beat the traffic jams that are bedevilling Hampshire's southern motorways is being championed by its county council.

Travel: Unsung Resorts: Between Flims and Laax

FLIMS is very much the senior partner in the huge, spacious, sunny ski area it shares with Laax. But the Laax side of the ski area has more to offer most skiers with splendid, long runs both at the top (from 3,000m) and bottom. Wherever you stay in this area, you are likely to face a choice between convenience and charm; and for the ultimate in either, you are better off in Laax than Flims. For convenience, stay not in Laax itself, but in a smart modern hotel by the cable-car in the skiers' satellite village of Murschetg. At Crap Sogn Gion, 1,100m up the mountain at the top of the cable car, there is another smart, modern hotel. For charm, stay in the old Posta Veglia in friendly Laax itself, a short drive from the lifts. For a compromise, try the farming hamlet of Falera, where there are simple hotels with a chairlift close by.
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