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Accident Avenue Wraps Up for Safety Reasons

29 Jan 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: General News     

Motor insurance aggregator Confused.com has reacted to the recent bad weather and increase in damage claims by identifying, through their extensive database, Britain’s most accident prone street and making it safe. It took a team of 8 men close to 12 hours to cover Somerville Road in Worcester completely in bubble wrap. Gardens, lampposts, postboxes, […]

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Great savings on car hire in Spain

28 Jan 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Car Hire in Spain     Tags: , ,

Early bird customers can take advantage of great savings on car hire in Spain this weekend. For a limited time only prices across our corporate Spanish locations, for example at their nice Majorca Properties, will be reduced by 20%. Sixt have car hire locations at all of the top Spanish holiday destinations including Malaga Airport, […]

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Festival de Cannes 2010

28 Jan 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: General News     

Every year many of Hollywood’s greatest stars descend on the south of France to the town of Cannes for the Festival International du Film, one of the most glamorous film events of the year, to walk the red carpet for premieres of the up and coming movies from the leading studios in Tinseltown and to […]

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Alicante – the perfect cultural destination

27 Jan 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Car Hire in Spain     Tags:

Alicante, a city with more than three thousand years of history, is a perfect tourist destination not only for lovers of the sun and beach but also for those who enjoy a variety of cultural activities. The city has nine museums where visitors can enjoy a number of exhibitions, throughout the year, relating to the […]

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The BRITs prepare for 30th year

26 Jan 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: General News     

The British Recording Industry Britannia Centenary Awards was first held in the Wembley Conference Centre in 1977. Created as a way of rewarding the music industry in the UK, but also serving as a double celebration of the first recording by Thomas Edison 100 years previously and also the Queen’s Jubilee anniversary. The awards given […]

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Toro Rosso show the benefits of Winter Tyres

26 Jan 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Motoring     Tags: ,

For many people who have struggled in the recent wintry conditions we’ve had in the UK the consideration of winter tyres has been foremost in their minds. Although not essential for this country the additional grip offered by studded winter tyres can help a car maintain control in very icy conditions, even if you are […]

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Google Street View goes off-road

25 Jan 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
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In 2008 Google, the UK’s most popular search engine, started on a mission to improve the amount of detail available on it’s Google Maps service. Several cars mounted with cameras drove around 25 of the UK’s major towns and cities taking full 360o images of the roads and streets. When the images finally went live […]

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Life in London – January 2010

22 Jan 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
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It was a short January in London for me as I’m off to southern Africa for a few weeks so your Sixt blog arrives a little early. January has been dominated by the weather and although London has fared much better than other parts of the UK, it’s very unusual for us to see any […]

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Air France to offer free 2nd seats to larger passengers

22 Jan 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Travel And Leisure     Tags:

Air France, who are one of the largest airlines flying out of Frankfurt Airport, Nice Airport, Gatwick Airport and Heathrow Airport, will be altering their policy regarding obese passengers from the start of February, revealing that it may prevent passengers from getting onto economy flights if they are full and the larger-framed passenger cannot fit […]

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Tell Us About Ways To Donate To The Haiti Earthquake Appeal

21 Jan 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: General News     

The whole world is surely aware of the devastation that is currently taking place in Haiti after the nation was hit by a huge earthquake just over a week ago leaving hundreds of thousands lost, injured and killed. Search and rescue operations are still going on and the true death toll is unknown but an […]

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