Category Archives: Travel

Tsunami warning for New Zealand

A tsunami warning has been issued after an earthquake of 7.8 (on Richter Scale) off New Zealand’s western coast today. The epicenter of the earthquake was about 100 miles west of Invercargill on New Zealand’s South Island. The quake struck … Continue reading

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US Airways plane crash-lands in Hudson river NY

A USAirways¬†Airbus Jet has crash landed in the Hudson River in New York this afternoon. The plane with 146 passengers on board, stayed afloat in the water and the rescue of passengers is currently underway as I write (4:30pm EST) … Continue reading

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Oil below $50 for first time in more than 3 years

Oil prices sank under $50 a barrel in London this afternoon, reaching the lowest levels for three and a half years, as the market reacted to weak energy demand. Brent North Sea crude for delivery in January tumbled to

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British airline and tour operator goes bust

XL Leisure Group, the third largest tour operator in the United Kingdom, grounded all flights this morning after going into administration last night. The collapse has left UK and Irish passengers stranded at more than

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Qantas passnegers stranded over wing fault

In yet another safety incident for the Australian airline, passengers on a Qantas Airways flight to London were stranded overnight because of damage to a wing and another Qantas flight was cancelled today after

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