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Airline flies man to Sweden instead of France


June 30th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A professional surfer who thought he was on a plane to France was shocked when he discovered he was about to touch down in Sweden after ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

36 Sri Lankans deported, reach Colombo (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Thirty-six Sri Lankans, including 28 Tamils, reached Sri Lanka Friday after being deported from Britain, media reports said.The deportation took place after the British government rejected ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tamil deportations stopped from Britain


June 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) About 40 Sri Lankans, due to have been deported from Britain on a charter flight Thursday, have had their removal orders overturned. Most of them are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Snow traps cars on the M40 in UK


February 6th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The current snowstorm in Europe is having massive impact on the way of life of many people. For some unfortunate British motorists who found themselves on M40 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Now, ears too can be used for airport security ID checks


October 11th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A study has found that just like finger printing, passport photos and eye recognition, our ears too can be scanned at airports to prove our identity.Researchers have discovered ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iceland volcano ash disrupts European air traffic (Lead)


April 15th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo/London, April 15 (DPA) Ash from an erupting volcano in Iceland Thursday disrupted air traffic in several northern European countries, including Britain, Norway and Sweden. All flights to and from Norway, including the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iceland volcano ash disrupts air traffic


April 15th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo/London, April 15 (DPA) Air traffic in several northern European countries including Britain, Norway and Sweden was disrupted Thursday due to ash from an erupting volcano in Iceland. Drifting ash from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Queen Sofia of Spain sets cost-cutting example


June 3rd, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Queen Sofia of Spain has given a lesson in cost-cutting during the recession by choosing to fly to London on the budget airline Ryanair for just 13 pounds.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama lands in Strasbourg for NATO meeting


April 3rd, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Strasbourg (France), April 3 (DPA) US President Barack Obama landed in Strasbourg Friday ahead of a NATO summit in the French city. The presidential Air Force One plane landed in France shortly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US President Obama makes world stage debut at G20


April 1st, 2009 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (DPA) US President Barack Obama arrived in London Tuesday for the Group of 20 (G20) summit of the world's big economic powers at the start of his first ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama arriving in the UK with ‘The Beast’


March 31st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.31 (ANI): When US President Barack Obama touches down in London tonight, he will be cruising the British capital's streets in the limo dubbed "The Beast".According to Sky News, "The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

AirAsia X launched a low-cost service from London


March 12th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Asia's most budgeted airline AirAsia, had launched it AirAsia X from London to Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, saying it offered travel to Asia for the price of a trip to Europe.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Climate change campaigners threaten direct action at British airports


December 9th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Security at British airports, including Heathrow, may come in for review after environment campaigners laid a temporary siege on Stansted airport Monday and threatened to step up direct ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

No-frills airline connects UK to Asia for less than 100 pounds


November 26th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Travellers will be able to fly to Asia for under 100 pounds on a new no-frills service from London to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to The Times, AirAsiaX, backed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Having too long name can ban you from boarding a budget jet!


September 22nd, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Ulrika Ortegren-Karjenmaki failed to fit on Ryanairs boarding pass and dots on the letters invalidated it in security checks at Stansted Airport, Essex.Swede Ulrika, who was with her daughter, had ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Afghan hijacker working as BA cleaner at Heathrow


May 16th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin
London, May 16 (ANI): A member of a gang who hijacked a plane at Stansted Airport in 2000 is now working at Heathrow Airport.Afghan Nazamuddin Mohammidy (34) was one of nine ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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