Tata Motors Boss Jumps From Bangkok Hotel After Fight With Wife

January 29, 2014

Just last weekend, it was announced that the British-born managing director of Indian car company Tata Motors, Karl Slym, fell from the 22nd floor of the Shangri-La Hotel. At first, it was believed that Slym simply fell. However, it has now emerged that he jumped from a tiny window in his hotel room after a [...]

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Foreign & Commonwealth Travel Advice for Brits Traveling to the FIFA World Cup

January 14, 2014

The FIFA World Cup will start on June 12, and tons of Brits will be traveling to Brazil to watch the games. However, before there are a few tips that the Foreign & Commonwealth Office wants to share with travelers before they make their trips. Some of these tips are listed below. More tips [...]

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British Woman and Daughter Caught in Explosion at a Bahia Principe Hotel

January 2, 2014

According to Spanish authorities, a British woman and her 8-year-old daughter were among the four people who were injured in an explosion at a Bahia Principe hotel. This woman, who has yet to be identified by authorities, suffered serious burns all over her face and scalp. After the explosion, she was rushed to a trauma [...]

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Drunken behavior; BA staff face accusations

February 11, 2013

British Airways has had to launch its own investigation after it received complaints from passengers regarding the alcohol-driven behaviour of cabin crew members on board a recent flight to Washington DC.
According to reports, a band of flight attendants, who were off-duty, were seeing heavily drinking and causing a disturbance to other passengers. Apparently, they ran [...]

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Boeing Dreamliner; BA and Thomson keep faith

January 28, 2013

British Airways and Thomson this week both reiterated the confidence they have in the Boeing Dreamliner, in spite of fears that the aircraft might be grounded for a longer period of time than was originally thought.
Earlier, Japan’s transport ministry made the announcement that safety inspectors discovered no faults whatsoever with the 787’s battery. Initially, it [...]

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UK Motorists warned; icy roads a caution

January 14, 2013

Motorists across Britain have been warned that they should expect to have to deal with dangerously icy conditions as the rain adds to difficulties of being able to keep roads clear by ridding them of the salt that has been deposited by council gritting machines.
Today,  heavy snow fell on much of Britain - causing travel [...]

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British visitors heading back to Kenya; resorts and beaches experience upswing

December 31, 2012

Kenya’s coastal resorts have been reporting a much-welcomed upswing as Brits head to them for some new year sun.
While Kenya’s tourism industry had suffered badly over the course of the summer, visitors from every corner of Europe, and not just the UK, are finally heading back to coastal resorts after successful efforts by Kenyan government [...]

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KLM Brit brawl; Rowdy passengers arrested off Amsterdam flight

December 17, 2012

Three British men will appear in court this week after an alcohol-fueled brawl on a flight that terminated in  Amsterdam resulted in 17 arrests.
The men – aboard a KLM flight from Glasgow – were charged with a string of offences, such as groping female cabin stewards and threatening crew, according to a report. The group [...]

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Sydney to open Forbidden City; Chinese-themed amusement park on the way

December 3, 2012

Australia’s iconic Opera House will  be joined by a brand new landmark after a local council gave plans for a £330 million, Chinese-themed park, which will include a replica of the iconic gates to Beijing’s Forbidden City, the green light.
The sprawling park, set for construction in Wyong Shire, which is located roughly 50 miles to [...]

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Easyjet announces new flights; Manchester to Moscow plans revealed

November 20, 2012

Budget carrier Easyjet has announced its plans to offer flights from Manchester Airport to Moscow as of March next year.
The no-frills airline’s chief executive, Carolyn McCall, said that a route from the northern English city to the capital of Russian has been “long overdue”, before adding that the move will create a guaranteed 80 [...]

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