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Business Unwrapped: clean growth
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Business Unwrapped: clean growth

How a new breed of battery will help to power a lower-emission economy
18 Aug 2020
End of the runway: British Airways drops the Boeing 747
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End of the runway: British Airways drops the Boeing 747

The ‘queen of the skies’ has been superseded by smaller, more efficient jets
17 Jul 2020
‘Bomb scare’ flight in emergency landing at Stansted
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‘Bomb scare’ flight in emergency landing at Stansted

Two men arrested after note warning of explosives found in loo on Dublin-bound plane
14 Jul 2020
Plane crashed ‘as distracted pilots discussed Covid fears’
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Plane crashed ‘as distracted pilots discussed Covid fears’

Preliminary report says ‘human error’ to blame for crash in Pakistan that claimed 98 lives
25 Jun 2020
What happened to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
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What happened to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Mystery of missing plane has inspired an ever-growing range of conspiracy theories
16 Jun 2020
Why did UK take so long to introduce quarantining?
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Why did UK take so long to introduce quarantining?

Government to introduce mandatory 14-day self-isolation for new arrivals to Britain
19 May 2020
Reaction: ‘air bridges’ give Brits hope of holidays abroad
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Reaction: ‘air bridges’ give Brits hope of holidays abroad

Quarantine rules may be relaxed to allow travel between countries with low coronavirus infection rates
19 May 2020
What will global air travel look like after coronavirus?
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What will global air travel look like after coronavirus?

EU planning future rules amid debate over social distancing on flights
29 Apr 2020
Coronavirus holiday cancellations: can you get a refund?
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Coronavirus holiday cancellations: can you get a refund?

Which? finds UK travel operators breaking the law by refusing to pay out in 14 days
22 Apr 2020
Why HS2 construction is going ahead despite lockdown
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Why HS2 construction is going ahead despite lockdown

Government decision for contracted firms to begin work on rail line blasted as ‘tone-deaf’
15 Apr 2020
Dominic Raab announces £75m airlift for stranded Brits
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Dominic Raab announces £75m airlift for stranded Brits

Raab announces ‘unprecedented’ operation to rescue Brits stuck abroad
31 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: how Britain will be forever changed
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Coronavirus: how Britain will be forever changed

Long-term effects of pandemic could include government spending, remote working and lower pollution
23 Mar 2020
Coronavirus bill: can police detain coronavirus patients?
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Coronavirus bill: can police detain coronavirus patients?

Police detain man on the Isle of Man for failing to self-isolate
20 Mar 2020
Brits warned against travel: what should holidaymakers do?
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Brits warned against travel: what should holidaymakers do?

Foreign Office urges against any non-essential travel abroad for next 30 days
17 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Virgin Atlantic staff to take unpaid leave
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Coronavirus: Virgin Atlantic staff to take unpaid leave

Move comes amid warnings that global pandemic could bankrupt aviation industry
17 Mar 2020
UK airlines call for multibillion-pound coronavirus bailout
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UK airlines call for multibillion-pound coronavirus bailout

Demand comes ahead of ‘bloodiest week in British aviation history’
16 Mar 2020
Coronavirus kiss of death for Flybe: what can passengers do?
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Coronavirus kiss of death for Flybe: what can passengers do?

Struggling airline goes into administration after government rejected appeal
5 Mar 2020
E10: what difference will ‘green petrol’ make?
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E10: what difference will ‘green petrol’ make?

Government hopes to make more eco-friendly fuel the standard from 2021
4 Mar 2020
Ryanair boss condemns ‘hysteria’ over coronavirus
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Ryanair boss condemns ‘hysteria’ over coronavirus

Michael O'Leary says social media has lost perspective on the outbreak
4 Mar 2020
Will the Heathrow expansion go ahead?
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Will the Heathrow expansion go ahead?

Speculation grows that Boris Johnson will abandon plans after court backs opponents
27 Feb 2020
Toxic flying: how safe is the air inside plane cabins?
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Toxic flying: how safe is the air inside plane cabins?

Union preparing to take four airlines to court over ‘fume events’ in the sky
25 Feb 2020
Boris Johnson to give HS2 the go-ahead
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Boris Johnson to give HS2 the go-ahead

Prime minister will also announce new funding for bus and cycle links
11 Feb 2020
Airbus fined record £3bn over ‘endemic’ bribery scheme
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Airbus fined record £3bn over ‘endemic’ bribery scheme

Crimes include payments to politicians and airline executives to secure sales
3 Feb 2020
Why the Northern rail franchise is being nationalised
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Why the Northern rail franchise is being nationalised

The franchise has been crippled by years of delays and cancellations
30 Jan 2020
Report blames Tories for late and over-budget HS2
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Report blames Tories for late and over-budget HS2

There are fears that controversial scheme's costs could top £106bn
24 Jan 2020
Inside the controversial plan to salvage Titanic’s treasures
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Inside the controversial plan to salvage Titanic’s treasures

MP speaks out against US company hoping to remove the sunken ship’s radio
23 Jan 2020
Insight Report: The future of electric and autonomous cars
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Insight Report: The future of electric and autonomous cars

7 Jan 2020
Business Unwrapped: the end of petrol
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Business Unwrapped: the end of petrol

How will the rise of electric cars change the lives of consumers, businesses and governments?
7 Jan 2020
Labour reveals plans for ‘biggest ever’ cuts to rail fares
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Labour reveals plans for ‘biggest ever’ cuts to rail fares

Jeremy Corbyn says the privatisation of Britain’s rail system ‘has ripped off passengers’
2 Dec 2019
Top Putin aide linked to downing of Malaysia Airlines plane
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Top Putin aide linked to downing of Malaysia Airlines plane

Authorities say intercepted phone calls may implicate Russian officials in 2014 missile attack
15 Nov 2019
More than 140 flood warnings in place as travel chaos spread
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More than 140 flood warnings in place as travel chaos spread

Record rainfall as winter starts early in the UK
15 Nov 2019
4 things we know about the world’s longest direct flight
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4 things we know about the world’s longest direct flight

Qantas jet took off at 6am today and will land around lunchtime local time tomorrow
14 Nov 2019
What is behind the Christmas rail strikes?
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What is behind the Christmas rail strikes?

RMT union plans industrial action for most of December over role of guards
6 Nov 2019
Battle to halt Heathrow expansion ‘on verge of victory’
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Battle to halt Heathrow expansion ‘on verge of victory’

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says picture changed by net-zero emissions target
18 Oct 2019
British Airways pilots begin two-day strike
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British Airways pilots begin two-day strike

Last-minute intervention from Downing Street fails to end dispute over pay and conditions which will see majority of planes grounded
9 Sep 2019
Spending review: what did chancellor Sajid Javid announce?
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Spending review: what did chancellor Sajid Javid announce?

Chancellor hails the ‘end of austerity’
4 Sep 2019
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