Gatwick’s biggest airline, easyJet, calls for new runway at Heathrow

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Jurmala’s tourism industry been hit by the tumbling rouble

Loss of Russian-run music festival sees Latvian resort of Jurmala fall victim of tumbling rouble and political strife over Ukraine

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Air Miles changes: What you need to know

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With the rules for withdrawing your money set to change this year, Simon Calder suggests some trips worth splashing out on

British Airways' changes to its loyalty scheme is bad news for economy-class passengers, whose earning power will plummet

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Economy-class passengers will earn fewer points under radical changes

Jay Chou and the draw of destination weddings: How Selby went global

Selby in Yorkshire has become an unlikely tourist destination after Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou got married there.

Snettisham reserve in Norfolk

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While many of Britain's birds have flown south for the winter, it's still a great time to get outside for a spot of wildlife-watching. Mark Rowe wraps up warm for his ten favourite experiences

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