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2009-10-06 08:00:00

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, announced today the launch of VS Confidential (www.VSconfidential.com), a new website designed exclusively for travel agents and travel professionals.

2009-10-01 19:43:07

London's Tate Modern gallery has removed a controversial nude portrait of a 10-year-old Brooke Shields from an exhibition after a visit from police. The photo, featuring the model and actress in heavy makeup and no clothes, was taken decades ago, reportedly with her mother's permission.

2009-09-30 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueStar Energy Services, Inc. ("BlueStar"), a retail energy supplier providing electricity and related services to industrial, commercial and residential customers in Illinois, Maryland and Washington, D.C., today announced that Steven J.

2009-09-17 13:05:00

CLEVELAND, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers in search of the hottest electronic gadgets or a wide array of reading materials have new options at the AIRMALL(R) at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE).

2009-09-15 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Close to 300 New York City area business owners and entrepreneurs will fly to London and points beyond today courtesy of British Airways as part of the airline's "Face-to-Face" campaign.

2009-06-29 11:52:00

- New Store Features Watches, Jewelry and Accessories - PITTSBURGH, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers making their way through Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) can now purchase stylish timepieces from one of the hottest names in watches, jewelry and accessories.

2009-01-21 09:00:34

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis says about 90 percent of the tickets for this summer's concert series on his Somerset farm have been sold. The BBC said festival organizers opted to start offering the 137,500 ducets for the June event earlier than usual after tickets to the 2008 festival didn't sell out in advance. You'll be amazed when you hear the headliners we've got coming this year, and we've already sold 90 percent of the tickets for this year, the BBC quoted Eavis as saying...

2008-11-03 06:00:14

UK-based airline easyJet has announced that it will launch a new daily service to Copenhagen, Denmark from its base at London Gatwick Airport, effective January 15, 2009. The new service is an addition to easyJet's existing route to Copenhagen from London Stansted which operates three times a day.

2008-10-19 18:00:09

Airport staff at Britain's second busiest airport say they failed a security test because they rush to keep queues of passengers to a minimum. The staff at Gatwick failed to identify fake explosives carried by undercover inspectors from Brussels, The Sunday Times of London reported.

2008-10-17 03:00:14

French integrated energy operator Electricite de France has announced that it is beginning its community consultation on initial plans for a new nuclear power station on its site at Hinkley Point in the UK.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.