Archive of 21 December 2004

'Discredited' Skye Bridge tolls abolished

Residents and tourists crossing the Skye Bridge will from today no longer have to pay tolls.

  • New regulations on collections

    Charities Bill published

    Private schools will not automatically lose their charitable status under new Government proposals contained in the Charities Bill.


    Budd report leaves Blunkett question hanging

    The report into former Home Secretary David Blunkett's handling of a visa for his lover's nanny has failed to reach a firm conclusion on his involvement in the affair.


    Blair in historic Baghdad visit

    Tony Blair praised the "heroes of a new Iraq" who were pushing ahead with the country's historic elections as he made his first trip to Baghdad today.


    DRC welcomes 'landmark' airport wheelchair ruling

    Disability rights groups have warmly welcomed today's Court of Appeal ruling that airports and airlines are jointly responsible for providing free wheelchair use for disabled passengers.

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