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January 2, 2019 8:43 AM Cathay Pacific to honour $16,000 fares sold for $675

Cathay Pacific has said it will honour first-class and business-class tickets that it sold to some lucky passengers for a fraction of the usual price. The Hong Kong-based airline mistakenly sold business-class seats on August flights from Vietnam to New York for about $675 return. The airline admitted that it "made a mistake", but said it would honour 51

January 1, 2019 12:00 PM Land Rover Explorer Phone: Everything you need to know about the Land Rover phone

The Land Rover Explore is the ultimate adventure phone, allowing the owner to take it anywhere, in any conditions. The rugged new phone is packed with software features that the average outdoorsman will find useful. These include topographic mapping options from ViewRanger with an AR Skyline feature. The Land Rover phone also comes with an extra battery 109

December 31, 2018 3:43 PM New Year’s Day 2019: How much do London New Year fireworks cost?

NEW YEAR’S EVE is here, and London’s dazzling firework display is the centrepiece of celebrations in the UK, whether watched live or on TV from home or a pub. But how much do they cost? Final preparations are underway for the dazzling fireworks display in central London. About 70,000 fireworks will go off during the show, which will last just over 10 minutes 72

December 31, 2018 10:37 AM What Jose’s hotel cost Manchester United in rent

Freshly sacked by Manchester United, surly Jose Mourinho is back living at his London home. The Riverside Suite at Manchester’s Lowry Hotel, where he stayed since July 2016, is available to any new manager unwilling to commit to living in the city. But what was the bill for Mourinho’s stay? The Sun: “Jose Mourinho hotel: Inside the exclusive Lowry where 47

December 27, 2018 3:31 PM High Street boost: Free parking to help traders

SHOPPERS should be allowed to park for free to help revive the fortunes of the High Street. Two hours free parking would encourage more people to head to town centres instead of retail parks, according to communities minister Jake Berry. He said: "It has been tried in a number of places. Where I have seen it succeed, the free parking lasts for two hours 76

December 24, 2018 2:13 PM Kick in the teeth! 100 UK jobs lost in Galileo block despite Brit brains developing system

THE EU’s decision to shut the UK out of Europe’s satellite navigation programme Galileo has already cost the country 100 jobs, despite Britain’s experts having a vital role in developing the technology. To date the UK has committed £1.26billion (€1.4bn) to Galileo and has been closely involved in the development since its launch in 2003. But Britain 78

December 21, 2018 10:04 PM How old were the targets of police Tasers in your area?

Sky News asked every UK force to reveal the ages of people tasered since 2016, as well as the incidents involving animals. Sky News sent freedom of information requests to every UK force to find out the ages of people who were shot or stunned with the weapons between January 2016 and November 2018. Forces were also asked to provide the number of incidents 45

December 14, 2018 12:31 PM British Army CRIPPLED by recruitment problems as private firm Capita comes under fire

BRITISH Army outsourcing firm Capita is crippling the military by missing targets by 30 percent - despite hiking the cost of its contract with the Ministry of Defence by an eye-watering £182million. It was supposed to deliver savings of £267million annually, and of that the Army estimates Capita has achieved a minuscule £25million over a six-year period 71

December 10, 2018 1:15 PM Delayed Crossrail nets up to £2bn in new financing

It is hoped that the money - the bulk of which will come from the Greater London Authority (GLA) through a government borrowing facility - will cover additional costs to allow completion. However, the timetable was on course to be put back further as no firm date could be committed to. The Elizabeth Line - running from Reading and Heathrow in the west through 81

December 9, 2018 11:09 AM O2 'to seek millions' in damages over data outage

Mobile operator O2 is understood to be seeking millions in damages from supplier Ericsson after last week's day-long data network collapse. O2 smartphone users were unable to use their mobile phone data last Thursday. Ericsson blamed expired software licences for the problem. Customers with a monthly subscription will be refunded the cost of two days' 42