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Stop the world, I want to get off

They used to tell jokes about John Major tucking his shirt into his underpants and painting himself grey before entering the Commons. It was an oddly innocent accusation to fling at a sitting Prime Minister. Now we’re learning that the rot goes all the way down (and up), with no end in sight. The Metropolitan […]

Royal Wedding Special

UPDATE: But sometimes, it’s just nice when the fuss is all over…


Passengers have told of their fear after realising the plane they were travelling in had lost a wheel. The Flybe Bombardier Q400 took off from Exeter International Airport bound for Newcastle at 1225 GMT on Thursday, with 39 passengers on board. A wheel detached shortly after take-off, forcing the plane to circle for about 90 […]