Posts Tagged ‘ Sunday Times ’

Virgin Atlantic and M.P’s

Sep 6th, 2009 | By

This year is the 25th anniversary of Virgin Atlantic. This has been advertised quite widely. So widely that the advertising even includes the House of Commons. From today’s Sunday Times comes a story that Paul Keetch, MP for Hereford, has put down an early day motion congrtaulating Virgin for being at the forefront of the aviation industry.



Holiday Visits that Don’t Impress

Sep 2nd, 2009 | By

The launch of a new book edited by Bill Bryson, “The Road Less Travelled”, which looks at less well known, less visited places has given the Sunday Times to use the book and ask if readers know of others. The five places it says are the most over-rated are Stonehenge, Petra in Jordan, the Colosseum in Rome, Machu Picchu in Peru and Angkor in Cambodia. So far it has had 90 comments on its website for and against the choices. And that’s a lot more than articles usually get.



Let’s Count Moles

Jul 16th, 2009 | By

For years we have been warned of the dangers of going out in the sun. All those ultra violent rays will play their harsh tricks on us and we will suffer for it. Well now things might not be as bad as they had appeared. The scientific sounding, Nature Genetics, as reported in the Sunday Times says that the number of moles you have is the most important contributing factor as to whether you will get melanoma.The key figure seems to be 100 moles.Will anyone
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Our Government Monitors where We Go

Feb 8th, 2009 | By

In today’s copy of The Sunday Times, there is a story that shows, like the USA, our government is keeping a pretty close idea on where we travel. They already know where we go to becuase our passports are electronically swiped as we fly, even on domestic flights.Now the paper reveals that there is an office in Wythenshawe in Manchester that houses part of the UK Border Agency which, as part of a pilot, has information on 70 million travel journeys and expects this to
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British Travel Awards & Your Votes

Nov 7th, 2008 | By

You may remember that over the last few months we have been asking you to vote for the companies you believed provide the best holidays, flights and so on. All of the votes have been counted and analysed and, altogether, tens of thousands of you voted using the links from either us or Sky Travel, The Sun, Sunday Times and LBC.The organisers announced that this was now the largest consumer vote in any industry in the UK for awards so on behalf of them, can
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