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Travel in the News – Wednesday, October 31

The Guardian


More than 100 Buddhist monks marched in Burma yesterday in the first public demonstration since the military junta crushed last month’s anti-government protests.


Airline passengers face possible disruption in the run up to Christmas if workers at BAA back calls for industrial action in a row over pensions.


The Mirror


Official suspect Robert Murat faces a new round of questioning by Portuguese police as they continue the hunt for missing Madeleine McCann.


The Daily Telegraph


Portuguese police prepare to question official suspect Robert Murat again in the ongoing hunt for missing Madeleine McCann.


The Sun


Portuguese police will subject official suspect Robert Murat to a new round of questioning as the hunt for missing Madeleine McCann continues.


The Times


The Government is offering bosses of small businesses £100,000 in tax relief should they sell up and retire. The move is a U-turn following Chancellor Alistair Darling’s announcement  to introduce a single 18% rate of capital gains tax.


Plans by British Airways to launch a new airline between Europe and New York could fail after American aviation authorities threatened to veto any increase of air traffic into the heavily congested John F. Kennedy airport.


The Financial Times


Government plans could see new take-off and landing slots at UK airports designated as green slots and allocated according to the environmental performance of aircraft.




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