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 Tests will start next year on cars that "drive themselves" in an initiative which could become a reality within 10 years.

Motorway roadtrains to be tested

Tests will start next year on cars that “drive themselves” in an initiative which could become a reality within 10 years.

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 Councils spend thousands of pounds on road signs but some authorities rarely clean them, it has been revealed.

Dirty road signs clean-up call

Councils spend thousands of pounds on road signs but some authorities rarely clean them, it has been revealed.

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 Former prima ballerina Darcey Bussell is due to officially name a new 115,000-tonne British cruise liner this spring.

Ballerina to name cruise liner

Former prima ballerina Darcey Bussell is due to officially name a new 115,000-tonne British cruise liner this spring.

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More Britons to go without holidays

The number of Britons planning on taking no trips away next year is on the rise, according to a poll.

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 High-tech security scanners that might have prevented the Christmas Day attempt to blow up a jetliner have been installed in only a small number of airports around the world, in large part because of privacy concerns over the machines' capability to see through clothing.

Privacy fears delayed body scanners

High-tech security scanners that might have prevented the Christmas Day attempt to blow up a jetliner have been installed in only a small number of airports around the world, in large part because of privacy concerns over the machines’ capability to see through clothing.

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Workington £1m port clean-up begins

Marine engineers have begun a £1 million clean-up operation at a flood-hit port blocked by thousands of tonnes of debris.

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 British Airways is to cut an extra 1,200 jobs, taking the total reduction to 4,900 by next year, it was revealed.

More BA jobs to go after £292m loss

British Airways is to cut an extra 1,200 jobs, taking the total reduction to 4,900 by next year, it was revealed.

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OAP bus pass extra cash ruled out

The Government has ruled out any extra money for the bus pass scheme which allows over-60s free off-peak use of any bus in the country.

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 British Airways cabin crews have agreed "unwillingly" to work the new schedules brought in by the airline until a full trial of the dispute next year.

BA crews to work rota until hearing

British Airways cabin crews have agreed “unwillingly” to work the new schedules brought in by the airline until a full trial of the dispute next year.

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 A budget hotel chain is to open seven new hotels in the coming weeks, creating 150 jobs.

Travelodge opens seven new hotels

A budget hotel chain is to open seven new hotels in the coming weeks, creating 150 jobs.

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