Posts Tagged ‘were’

Air traffic controllers empty skies over Spain

Air traffic controllers empty skies over Spain

Travellers hoping to escape the cold by catching a flight to Spain may have to rethink their strategy after industrial action by air traffic controllers closed its airports on Friday and Saturday. (more…)

Bard on the battlefield

Bard on the battlefield

On 29 March 1461, Edward IV of York fought against Henry VI of Lancaster in an epic battle in which a staggering 28,000 men were killed by arrows, axes and lances. The Battle of Towton was brutal, killing more men in one day than at any time in English history, and bringing about the downfall of Henry VI. (more…)

Midsummer Nights in

Midsummer Nights in

The replica of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in Bankside was the vision of director Sam Wanamaker, who used Elizabethan plans to reconstruct the open-air theatre, which opened in 1997. (more…)

An eighties revival for Bistrotheque

An eighties revival for Bistrotheque

Restaurants in Residence, a month-long celebration of London’s pop-up restaurants, reached its climax this weekend with a one-off version of Bistrotheque – one of East London’s coolest eateries. (more…)

An icon is re-born

An icon is re-born

Celebrities rubbed shoulders with hundreds of journalists and photographers last night at a glamorous party to launch the St Pancras Renaissance.

Guests were welcomed by a choir singing on the steps of the hotel. (more…)

Tanzanian secrets

Tanzanian secrets

The little island of Kilwa Kisiwani on the Tanzania coast is full of beauty and mystery. In medieval times it was the largest trading centre in the whole of East Africa, with links to India and China. (more…)

Shipping industry maintains luxury cruise liners are safe

Shipping industry maintains luxury cruise liners are safe

Cruise industry organisations have set about reassuring travellers who have booked or were planning to book a luxury cruise following the tragic grounding of the Costa Concordia off Italy’s Tuscan Coast. (more…)

Style high club

Style high club

If the glamour of 1970s air travel appeals – and why wouldn’t it? – then the new salon from MWnails is sure to impress.

Currently preparing for take-off, MWnails will open a salon in London’s Spitalfields in March. (more…)

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