Emirates delayed me for 24 hours on flight to Sydney

I was travelling alone with my baby and was frightened and exhausted after Emirates’ poor customer care I flew from Manchester to Sydney in March. I was travelling alone with my 15-month-old baby. I arrived in Dubai on time and followed an Emirates representative to the gate for my onward flight. I was denied boarding […]


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Olympics: the key to our success can rebuild Britain’s economy | Will Hutton

We need politicians who understand why we were so successful at the 2012 Games. Cameron and Osborne do not Everyone has marvelled at the success of Team GB, but the best haul of medals in 104 years is no accident. It is the result of rejecting the world of public disengagement and laissez faire that […]


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Olympics: the key to our success can rebuild Britain’s economy | Will Hutton

We need politicians who understand why we were so successful at the 2012 Games. Cameron and Osborne do not Everyone has marvelled at the success of Team GB, but the best haul of medals in 104 years is no accident. It is the result of rejecting the world of public disengagement and laissez faire that […]


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Kony 2012: what happens next?

More than 100m people have watched the Kony 2012 film making it one of the fastest viewed in history. Today the campaign to capture the brutal Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony goes offline with a major campaign to “Cover the Night” and turn the world’s cities red with Stop Kony posters. Will it work? Polly Curtis, […]


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‘Plain packs will make smoking history’

Simon Chapman, the anti-tobacco activist whose success in Australia has rattled the industry, makes a rallying visit to the UK Stripping cigarette packs of their colourful exteriors and forcing them to be sold in plain packaging could prove fatal for the global tobacco industry. Who says so? No less an authority than Tobacco Journal International, […]


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