Travel in the News – Wednesday, November 7


The Financial Times

Oil closes in on $100 a barrel level thanks to the continued weakness of the US dollar while bad weather closes down several North Sea oil rigs.

The Guardian

The price of oil set yet another record yesterday when it hit $97.07 as low stocks of fuel and further falls in the dollar spurred a frenzied round in the buying of crude.

The EU unveiled a range of measures to combat terrorism yesterday, draft laws which would criminalise use of the internet to incite or recruit for acts of terrorism and compel airlines to supply information, to be stored for 13 years, on all air passengers flying into or out of the EU.

The Daily Mail

Hundreds of passengers watched in horror as their British Airways jumbo narrowly avoided a collision with another airliner over France.

The Queen re-ignited the great British love affair with the railways last night as she opened the revitalised St Pancras station.

The Find Madeleine campaign was “a monster” which could have put her in danger, Portuguese police claimed yesterday.


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