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Independent
Airline profits hit new highs after August's holiday exodusWorries sparked by the murder of British tourists in Tunisia and the possibilit
Airline profits hit new highs after August's holiday exodus
Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
Worries sparked by the murder of British tourists in Tunisia and the possibility of a Greek exit from the eurozone had clouded expectations earlier in the summer. But the airlines said the easing of those fears and the strength of the pound had... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Queen's touching telegram from bereaved 'mummie' after death of King George VIA telegram the Queen received from her mother as she flew home after the death
Queen's touching telegram from bereaved 'mummie' after death of King George VI
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 hours ago
A telegram the Queen received from her mother as she flew home after the death of her father King George VI has gone on display. The message was sent by the Queen Mother and was received by the captain of the BOAC Argonaut plane carrying the new... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Stowaway who survived flight to UK leaves hospital The man was left critically ill after hiding above the wheel arch of a Britis
Stowaway who survived flight to UK leaves hospital
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 hours ago
The man was left critically ill after hiding above the wheel arch of a British Airways jet in June. FILE: The UK’s Home Office has confirmed the stowaway who defied the odds by surviving an 11-hour... Read more
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TheStreet.com
European Stocks Rise, Asian Shares Finish MixedLONDON (TheDeal) -- European markets performed strongly this morning, freed fro
European Stocks Rise, Asian Shares Finish Mixed
TheStreet.com / Posted 18 hours ago
LONDON (TheDeal) -- European markets performed strongly this morning, freed from the daily worry over Chinese volatility. But even with China's markets closed for a two-day celebration of the end of the war with Japan in 1945 and all eyes on its... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
October half-term sun: where to find the best dealsOutside of the August peak, Cyprus offers reasonable prices and has perhaps the
October half-term sun: where to find the best deals
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
Outside of the August peak, Cyprus offers reasonable prices and has perhaps the mildest climate in the entire Mediterranean, making it a great option for families. Sunvil (020 8758 4759; sunvil.co.uk) is offering seven nights B&B for two adults and... Read more
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Independent
Glencore tops FTSE 100's biggest fallers list againThe commodities and mining giant once again found itself at the top of the FTSE
Glencore tops FTSE 100's biggest fallers list again
Independent / Posted yesterday
The commodities and mining giant once again found itself at the top of the FTSE 100’s biggest fallers list, slipping another 10.7p to 122.8p. Huge reductions in its working capital have been unable to stem the flow and its shares have plummeted 67... Read more
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Quartz
A 15-feature “travel jacket” with eyemask and neck pillow is Kickstarter’s most-funded piece of clothing ever - Quartz travels and tribulationsA 15-feature “travel jacket” with eyemask an
A 15-feature “travel jacket” with eyemask and neck pillow is Kickstarter’s most-funded piece of clothing ever
Quartz / Posted yesterday
- Quartz travels and tribulationsA 15-feature “travel jacket” with eyemask and neck pillow is Kickstarter’s most-funded piece of clothing... Read more
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Evening Standard
BAsos shares dip then rally as City mulls boss Nick Robertson’s exitA boss's popularity can be measured by how far shares will fall when the inevit
BAsos shares dip then rally as City mulls boss Nick Robertson’s exit
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
A boss's popularity can be measured by how far shares will fall when the inevitable happens and he or she hands over the reins to someone new. So Nick Robertson of Asos fame likely took comfort from the fact that his departure from the online... Read more
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Evening Standard
Ryanair reveals summer surge as passengers pile inRyanair today said it flew record numbers of passengers in August, as the low-c
Ryanair reveals summer surge as passengers pile in
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Ryanair today said it flew record numbers of passengers in August, as the low-cost airline’s resurgence continues apace. The Dublin-based airline revealed it flew 10.4 million passengers last month, 10% higher than the same month last year. Its... Read more
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thebee
Shoreham Airshow Crash: 11th Victim NamedThe 11th and what is thought to be the final victim in the Shoreham Air Show cr
Shoreham Airshow Crash: 11th Victim Named
thebee / Posted yesterday
The 11th and what is thought to be the final victim in the Shoreham Air Show crash has been identified. James Graham Mallinson's name was read out at the inquest that has opened into the deaths that occured when a vintage Hawker Hunter came down on... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
KLM Engineering UK eyes brighter skies amid profits fall 09:59 02 September 2015 Prime Minister David Cameron meets apprentices emplo
KLM Engineering UK eyes brighter skies amid profits fall
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
09:59 02 September 2015 Prime Minister David Cameron meets apprentices employed by KLM Engineering at Norwich Airport in Norfolk, where he restated the importance of apprenticeships to his... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Shoreham Air Show plane crash: Inquest into deaths of 11 victims to openAmid ongoing inquiries by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), the in
Shoreham Air Show plane crash: Inquest into deaths of 11 victims to open
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Amid ongoing inquiries by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), the inquest will be adjourned to a later date. Details of 10 of the victims have emerged since the disaster during the Shoreham Air Show at 1.20pm on Saturday, August... Read more
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The Irish Times
IAG formally takes control of Aer Lingus Deadline for the Irish airline’s shareholders to accept offer from IAG now clo
IAG formally takes control of Aer Lingus
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
Deadline for the Irish airline’s shareholders to accept offer from IAG now closed British Airways owner International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) has said it now controls 98.05 per cent of Aer Lingus.... Read more
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Market Watch
IAG takes control of Aer Lingus; offer now closedLONDON--British Airways owner International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG.LN
IAG takes control of Aer Lingus; offer now closed
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
LONDON--British Airways owner International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG.LN) said Wednesday it now controls 98.05% of Irish Airline Aer Lingus Group PLC (EIL1.DB), and the offer is now closed. -Write to Ian Walker at ian.walker@wsj.com;... Read more
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The Irish Times
No more adult entertainment, hotel price rises, incentive awards, Silicon Valley direct British Airways: will be introducing a Heathrow to San José flight next May
No more adult entertainment, hotel price rises, incentive awards, Silicon Valley direct
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
British Airways: will be introducing a Heathrow to San José flight next May Irish hotel prices up 15% in first half of this year Irish hotel prices rose by 15... Read more
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The Hindu
Students and SME travellers bring cheer to British AirwaysBritish Airways expects its new segment of customers in India – students and SM
Students and SME travellers bring cheer to British Airways
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
British Airways expects its new segment of customers in India – students and SMEs – to bring in robust growth and help improve load factor on its flights in the near term. The premium full-service airline has been witnessing spurt in number of... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Mobile Payment Methods Market: First Half 2015 EditionAround the world, mobile payments are on the rise. Despite more than half of co
Global Mobile Payment Methods Market: First Half 2015 Edition
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Around the world, mobile payments are on the rise. Despite more than half of consumers having concerns about data security when using mobile payments, the share of mobile payment users reached two-digit figures across the major markets, such as the... Read more
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Evening Standard
'BA put my life at risk by charging me £700 to take medical kit on flight'A student suffering a life-threatening illness has accused British Airways of p
'BA put my life at risk by charging me £700 to take medical kit on flight'
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
A student suffering a life-threatening illness has accused British Airways of putting her at risk after it charged her hundreds of pounds to take medical supplies on a long-haul flight. Stephanie Chin, 21, suffers from gastroparesis, a chronic... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Holidays in September: the best breaks to take nowTooth, claw and roar in Tanzania September is the peak period for the natural
Holidays in September: the best breaks to take now
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Tooth, claw and roar in Tanzania September is the peak period for the natural spectacle that turns Tanzania and Kenya into an incomparable frenzy of heavy hooves and snapping jaws. The Great Migration is the movement of some 1.7 million wildebeest... Read more
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Western Advocate
Long Chim, Marina Bay Sands: Australian chef David Thompson opens restaurant in SingaporeAussie chef David Thompson fires up Singapore's food scene with Long Chim. Sin
Long Chim, Marina Bay Sands: Australian chef David Thompson opens restaurant in Singapore
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Aussie chef David Thompson fires up Singapore's food scene with Long Chim. Singaporeans have long been famed food fanatics, with an eye for the latest trend. Peaking on the food fashion index right now is Australia's clever-casual approach to eating... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Does the air quality on planes make you ill? Many passengers believe it doesMore than one in five plane passengers believe they have become ill because of
Does the air quality on planes make you ill? Many passengers believe it does
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
More than one in five plane passengers believe they have become ill because of poor air quality on board planes. A new study found 23 per cent of people believe they have been affected by 'aerotoxic syndrome' following high-profile claims by cabin... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to SingaporeSingapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to Singapore
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Singapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are the top 10 must-dos for any visitor. Step back in time at Pulau Ubin ​To truly appreciate what Singapore has achieved in its 50-year history you have to head back to... Read more
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The Courier
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to SingaporeSingapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to Singapore
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Singapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are the top 10 must-dos for any visitor. Step back in time at Pulau Ubin ​To truly appreciate what Singapore has achieved in its 50-year history you have to head back to... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to SingaporeSingapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to Singapore
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Singapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are the top 10 must-dos for any visitor. Step back in time at Pulau Ubin ​To truly appreciate what Singapore has achieved in its 50-year history you have to head back to... Read more
10 related stories
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The Young Witness
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to SingaporeSingapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to Singapore
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
Singapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are the top 10 must-dos for any visitor. Step back in time at Pulau Ubin ​To truly appreciate what Singapore has achieved in its 50-year history you have to head back to... Read more
10 related stories
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Western Advocate
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to SingaporeSingapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to Singapore
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Singapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are the top 10 must-dos for any visitor. Step back in time at Pulau Ubin ​To truly appreciate what Singapore has achieved in its 50-year history you have to head back to... Read more
10 related stories
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Kiama Independent
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to SingaporeSingapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to Singapore
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Singapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are the top 10 must-dos for any visitor. Step back in time at Pulau Ubin ​To truly appreciate what Singapore has achieved in its 50-year history you have to head back to... Read more
10 related stories
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Manning River Times
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to SingaporeSingapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to Singapore
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
Singapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are the top 10 must-dos for any visitor. Step back in time at Pulau Ubin ​To truly appreciate what Singapore has achieved in its 50-year history you have to head back to... Read more
10 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to SingaporeSingapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to Singapore
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
Singapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are the top 10 must-dos for any visitor. Step back in time at Pulau Ubin ​To truly appreciate what Singapore has achieved in its 50-year history you have to head back to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In United Kingdom AgainThrough the kind and gracious courtesy of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II,
In United Kingdom Again
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Through the kind and gracious courtesy of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, one of his lawyers, Mr. Mujeeb Ahmed, and I found ourselves in the United Kingdom on the morning of Friday, August 21, 2015. It was Mr. Mujeeb's first visit and my... Read more
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The North West Star
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to SingaporeSingapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to Singapore
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
Singapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are the top 10 must-dos for any visitor. Step back in time at Pulau Ubin ​To truly appreciate what Singapore has achieved in its 50-year history you have to head back to... Read more
10 related stories
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Daily Liberal
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to SingaporeSingapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to Singapore
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
Singapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are the top 10 must-dos for any visitor. Step back in time at Pulau Ubin ​To truly appreciate what Singapore has achieved in its 50-year history you have to head back to... Read more
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The Border Mail
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to SingaporeSingapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are
The 10 must-do things for any visitor to Singapore
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Singapore is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to see and do. Here are the top 10 must-dos for any visitor. Step back in time at Pulau Ubin ​To truly appreciate what Singapore has achieved in its 50-year history you have to head back to... Read more
10 related stories
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WA Today
British Airways just can't get enough of Boeing's 747The arrival of Boeing's 777 in 1995, just six years after the 747-400's introdu
British Airways just can't get enough of Boeing's 747
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
The arrival of Boeing's 777 in 1995, just six years after the 747-400's introduction, marked the start of the jumbo's slow decline, with its stablemate able to carry almost as many people but with two engines. If it's the end of the line for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
British Airways just can't get enough of Boeing's 747The arrival of Boeing's 777 in 1995, just six years after the 747-400's introdu
British Airways just can't get enough of Boeing's 747
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The arrival of Boeing's 777 in 1995, just six years after the 747-400's introduction, marked the start of the jumbo's slow decline, with its stablemate able to carry almost as many people but with two engines. If it's the end of the line for... Read more
4 related stories
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Canberra Times
British Airways just can't get enough of Boeing's 747The arrival of Boeing's 777 in 1995, just six years after the 747-400's introdu
British Airways just can't get enough of Boeing's 747
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
The arrival of Boeing's 777 in 1995, just six years after the 747-400's introduction, marked the start of the jumbo's slow decline, with its stablemate able to carry almost as many people but with two engines. If it's the end of the line for... Read more
4 related stories
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Brisbane Times
British Airways just can't get enough of Boeing's 747The arrival of Boeing's 777 in 1995, just six years after the 747-400's introdu
British Airways just can't get enough of Boeing's 747
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
The arrival of Boeing's 777 in 1995, just six years after the 747-400's introduction, marked the start of the jumbo's slow decline, with its stablemate able to carry almost as many people but with two engines. If it's the end of the line for... Read more
4 related stories
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The Age
British Airways just can't get enough of Boeing's 747The arrival of Boeing's 777 in 1995, just six years after the 747-400's introdu
British Airways just can't get enough of Boeing's 747
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
The arrival of Boeing's 777 in 1995, just six years after the 747-400's introduction, marked the start of the jumbo's slow decline, with its stablemate able to carry almost as many people but with two engines. If it's the end of the line for... Read more
4 related stories
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AllAfrica.com
Pack Like a PilotSome British Airways' pilots share their professional secrets on the skill of p
Pack Like a Pilot
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Some British Airways' pilots share their professional secrets on the skill of packing: Senior First Officer Cliodhna Duggan, Boeing 777 fleet: Travel is made so much worse if you're tired, hungry or have a dead phone, so you should always take... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The best desert holidays and toursThese unpeopled deserts, these rusty mounds of barrenness... never, never do sh
The best desert holidays and tours
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
These unpeopled deserts, these rusty mounds of barrenness... never, never do shake the glare from their harsh outlines, and fade and faint into vague perspective Not that it is difficult to travel into the planet’s deserts. These arid places are... Read more
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Independent
Ferry services to and from Calais resume after thousands are held up by blockadeOvernight thousands of passengers were held up at Calais, Dover and on ferries
Ferry services to and from Calais resume after thousands are held up by blockade
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Overnight thousands of passengers were held up at Calais, Dover and on ferries mid-Channel because of a blockade of the harbour using a pair of lifeboats. They were eventually cleared after midnight and services resumed. For the past two months... Read more
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citybizlist Dallas
Austin Chamber Announces Winners of 2015 Greater Austin Business AwardsThe Austin Chamber of Commerce announced winners of its15th Annual Greater Aust
Austin Chamber Announces Winners of 2015 Greater Austin Business Awards
citybizlist Dallas / Posted 4 days ago
The Austin Chamber of Commerce announced winners of its15th Annual Greater Austin Business Awards. The awards were presented during ceremonies held on Thursday evening at the Hilton Austin in front of about 1,000 attendees. "We are proud to... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Virgin Australia premium economy class: New seat unveiledVirgin promises the largest premium economy seat in Australia with new design.
Virgin Australia premium economy class: New seat unveiled
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
Virgin promises the largest premium economy seat in Australia with new design. Virgin Australia has unveiled a new premium economy seat in the latest move in the carrier's ongoing battle with rival Qantas for pointy-end passengers. The new seat, to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Minecraft inventor hates being a billionaire: Swedish programmer Markus Persson claims he's 'never felt more isolated' sinc
Minecraft inventor hates being a billionaire
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
: Swedish programmer Markus Persson claims he's 'never felt more isolated' since selling company for £1.5bn Billionaire said 'human interaction becomes impossible' with huge wealth Said 'problem with... Read more
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Daily Mail
That was the love that was: Lady Carina Frost's new biographyThat was the love that was: She called herself his ‘Child Bride’– the beauty wh
That was the love that was: Lady Carina Frost's new biography
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
That was the love that was: She called herself his ‘Child Bride’– the beauty who became David Frost’s rock during his stellar career. Now, for a definitive new biography, she has written this beguiling farewell Devoted: The Frosts at a Dublin party... Read more
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Independent
Market Report: Surge after upbeat US GDP data helps FTSE 100 claw back most of 'Black Monday' lossesBut it was Thursday’s surge after upbeat American GDP data that helped the Foot
Market Report: Surge after upbeat US GDP data helps FTSE 100 claw back most of 'Black Monday' losses
Independent / Posted 6 days ago
But it was Thursday’s surge after upbeat American GDP data that helped the Footsie claw back most of the losses incurred on “Black Monday”, when European markets suffered their worst day since 2011. Chris Beauchamp, senior market analyst at IG... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Alternative Online Payment Methods: First Half 2015An important trend in the global online payment market is the increasing role o
Global Alternative Online Payment Methods: First Half 2015
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
An important trend in the global online payment market is the increasing role of alternative payment methods, though the use of credit cards still accounts for a major share of B2C E-Commerce globally. Especially in emerging markets, where bank card... Read more
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heraldscotland
FTSE closes higher as top-flight rounds off worst month since 2012Global markets have been shaken by fears of a slowdown in the Chinese economy -
FTSE closes higher as top-flight rounds off worst month since 2012
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
Global markets have been shaken by fears of a slowdown in the Chinese economy - worries that dragged the FTSE 100 lower for ten sessions in a row culminating in a 4.7 per cent drop on Monday. But sentiment has improved amid an interest rate cut in... Read more
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iol.co.za
The Alps are worth a summer peakGeneva - The snowy valley I remembered was now gorgeously green. The cafés, whe
The Alps are worth a summer peak
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Geneva - The snowy valley I remembered was now gorgeously green. The cafés, where I'd sat in the warm fug drinking hot chocolate, had opened their terraces. The sunny streets were full of climbers, mountain bikers, and white-water rafters. High... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Oktoberfest Munich 2015 guideThe original Oktoberfest in October 1810 was held in honour of the wedding betw
Oktoberfest Munich 2015 guide
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
The original Oktoberfest in October 1810 was held in honour of the wedding between Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. For five full days, the burghers of Munich were invited to eat, drink and be merry, and... Read more
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