Deal raises fears of 'creeping privatisation' of the police
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Friday 29 June 2012
Passengers have been evacuated after a fire started in the engine of a train.
Wednesday 27 June 2012
A Virgin Media campaign featuring Usain Bolt has attracted a third round of complaints, this time over misleading claims about doubling "everyone's" broadband speeds.
Thursday 21 June 2012
The British founders of AKQA, the world's biggest independent digital advertising agency, are celebrating after Sir Martin Sorrell's WPP bought a majority stake which values the business at around $540m (£343m).
Monday 11 June 2012
Virgin Active has announced plans to spend £25 million on improving the 53 Esporta clubs it bought last year to bulk up the business.
Friday 08 June 2012
Infrastructure problems on a main London to Scotland rail route contributed to an overall dip in nationwide train punctuality last month.
Friday 01 June 2012
The first London Underground stations linked to WiFi were announced today, with millions of Tube travellers able to get online in the coming weeks.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Now: Lap up lakeside views and mountainous scenery in Austria this summer. Thomson has a week's stay at the Strandhotel Margaretha, on Lake Wolfgang, for £485pp, including flights from Gatwick to Salzburg on 9 June and transfers. (thomsonlakes.co.uk).
Wednesday 16 May 2012
It was an exchange which made me realise why I am not rich and powerful. I was telling a friend of mine – a young, wealthy and successful individual – that I thought there was something luxurious about a trans-Atlantic plane journey. You could sit, watch a movie or two, have someone serve you drinks and food, maybe take a little nap and – most satisfying of all – no one could get hold of you.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
Virgin plans to be first British airline to allow mobile calls – just what you need at 35,000 feet
Monday 14 May 2012
Passengers on Sir Richard Branson's airline, Virgin Atlantic, will be able to make and receive phone calls while in the air, it was announced today.
Tuesday 08 May 2012
It was only after 23 miles and 384 yards that the tears finally came. For more than a fortnight Claire Lomas had done a remarkable job of keeping it together, singularly focused on her goal of reaching the finishing line of the London marathon. But as she took her final step this afternoon, backed by the cheers of hundreds of supporters and a remarkable piece of engineering, there seemed little need to hold her emotions back any longer.
Thursday 03 May 2012
England fans will have to spend more than £2,000 for going to the three group games at Euro 2012, according to new research.
Thursday 03 May 2012
With most homes in the UK already set up with digital television, it's unlikely that the end of analogue has affected your main telly in the front room. But, for many, it's the old set in the bedroom or the den that's been rendered useless. Especially if it's one not connected to the house's main aerial and has been relying on a plug-in analogue aerial booster.
Sunday 29 April 2012
Business really can be people- and planet-friendly. Sarah Morrison samples some bright new ideas
Thursday 26 April 2012
Virgin Media yesterday claimed its decision to up its advertising spend by 50 per cent to £53m in the past quarter had paid off, as subscriber numbers jumped for its premium pay-TV and super-fast broadband.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
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