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The Independent: One is France’s fourth-busiest port and the other is the capital of a small African nation scarred by poverty and repression. Yet it is impossible to separate the fates of Calais and Asmara, cities divided by more than 3,200 miles, as the misery of everyday...
The Independent: Someone justified the appalling Band Aid single to me the other day by saying: “At least it might encourage young people who don’t give to charity to support a good cause.” The hideous line–up of wrinklies and bandwagon–jumpers in the official photo is enough...
Mashable: LONDON — It was a very long night for hundreds of Eurostar passengers after a power cut left them stranded for more than eight hours. Two trains were halted late Thursday due to the technical difficulties, including a train from Brussels to London carrying 600...
The Independent: One week after celebrating its 20th anniversary, Eurostar is in some disarray. More than 1,200 passengers were stranded without heat or light on two stricken trains in northern France, and finally arrived at their destinations up to nine hours late. Just after...
The Independent: French connection On our first Eurostar trip, my wife and I got upgraded to First Class. Since then, she refuses to travel by plane even though we have been slumming it in Second ever since. King's Cross is just across the road from St Pancras, which makes...
The Dallas Morning News: NEW YORK — The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: The price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road. During the long holiday weekend, 46.3 million Americans are expected to go 50 miles or more from home, the highest...