Archive for December 27th, 2012


Snow storm causes US travel chaos

A major winter storm that has been tracking across the USA is causing serious travel disruption and is expected to bring still more chaos to northern and eastern states. Thousands of travellers have been stranded at airports due to the […]

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World’s longest high-speed rail line opens in China

The world's longest high-speed rail line was opened yesterday in China. The 1,428-mile line from Beijing to Guangzhou commenced operations on December 26, and immediately reduced the travel time


Chinese to scrap QE2

The QE2, once the pride of cruise company Cunard's fleet, is to be sold to the Chinese for scrap. The GBP20m scrap deal follows the apparent collapse of a