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Coldest December since 1981 prompts surge in travel abroad.

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Coldest December since 1981 prompts surge in travel abroad – as bitterly cold weather settled on the UK over the last two weeks, winter sun destinations such as Tenerife and Lanzarote have boomed as Brits flee the freezing temperatures

Egypt to reopen beaches at the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh after a spate of shark attacks temporarily forced their closure

Airbus raises 20-year forecast for aircraft demand – citing strong growth in new markets, the European aircraft maker has predicted it will deliver almost 26,000 new passenger and freight aircraft over the next two decades

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Who let the dogs out? Runaway dog forces Brazilian airport to close – one of Brazil’s busiest airports was forced to close after a pet dog escaped onto its runway

More snow expected in north and east UK – get your ice picks, snow shovels and crampons ready – because The Iceman cometh again!

Labour question case for high speed rail link – future of the the UK ‘bullet train’ could be in doubt

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