IF you fancy a long weekend in the States, Virgin is offering deals on several locations. Virgin Atlantic’s US package holidays, which include flights and hotels, head to places like Miami, Boston and New York for under £400. The price of the package holidays is less than you might pay for a flight on its own, starting from £399pp, for three nights away. Flights are direct from either London or Manchester. Destinations in the £399 bracket include Miami, Boston and New York. Or holidaymakers can pick a round-trip to Los Angeles for £450. Click here to book. For those wanting a far-flung holiday elsewhere, there's five nights in Dubai with flights from £419pp. Or there's a seven night holiday to the Caribbean with flights and hotels from £599pp. The prices are based on two travelling together, so customers need to grab a friend or a partner to get booking. The deals are from October onward and it’s worth checking dates on the Virgin website to … [Read more...] about Virgin Atlantic has cheap deals on holidays to New York, Boston and Miami with flights and three nights in a hotel from £399pp
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€212: Return flights to New York Norwegian has some super-cheap flights from New York-Stewart to Ireland, starting from €82.80 one-way in September. With outbound flights from Dublin from €129, it's possible to get over and back that month for just €212. The airport is roughly one hour and 20 minutes by bus from Manhattan. norwegian.com/ie. €219pp: Mamma Mia! It’s London at Christmas! Cassidy Travel has a two-night break in London, including flights, accommodation at the 3-star Corus Hotel Hyde Park, and tickets to Mamma Mia! in the West End from €219pp departing November 28. 01 839-5000; cassidytravel.ie. €655pp: McGregor v Nurmagomedov Shandon Travel has three-night packages departing October 5th from €715pp, with accommodation at the 3-star Stratosphere Hotel, Casino and Tower. A student rate, however, starts from €655pp. See more McGregor package deals for UFC299 in Las Vegas here. Fight tickets not included. 021 … [Read more...] about Magic Monday: Return flights to New York from €212 in our Top 5 travel deals!
A senior North Korean official is on his way to the US as preparations continue for the proposed meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Kim Yong-chol, a former top spy and currently a vice-chairman of the ruling party’s central committee, was spotted in Beijing airport on Tuesday by the Associated Press. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency had first reported that it saw his name on a passenger list for a flight to Washington DC, though later said his plans had changed and he would fly to New York, where North Korea’s mission to the UN functions as a well-known back channel between the US and Pyongyang. General Kim’s visit was confirmed by Mr Trump on Tuesday morning. He tweeted: “We have put a great team together for our talks with North Korea. Meetings are currently taking place concerning Summit, and more. Kim Young Chol, the Vice Chairman of North Korea, heading now to New York. Solid response to my letter, thank you!” Read … [Read more...] about US-North Korea summit: Senior Pyongyang offical Kim Yong Chol ‘on way to New York’ ahead of Singapore meeting
The lawyer who was filmed going on a racist tirade in a New York City deli says that his remarks are not truly reflective of who he is as a person. “I’m not racist,” Aaron Schlossberg wrote in a statement posted to his Twitter account. In the statement, Mr Schlossberg — who became the focus of an online campaign against him after the video emerged a week ago — said that he moved to New York “precisely because of the remarkable diversity offered in this wonderful city”. Read more Black man fined $2,000 for racist graffiti on Michigan campus “To the people I insulted, I apologise. Seeing myself online opened my eyes — the manner in which I expressed myself is unacceptable and is not the person I am. I see my words and actions hurt people, and for that I am deeply sorry,” he wrote. “While people should be able to express themselves freely, they should do so calmly and respectfully”. “What the video did … [Read more...] about Lawyer filmed giving racist rant in New York cafe says ‘I’m not racist’
Authorities in New York have indicted a suspected Mexican drug kingpin they say was responsible for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 10 million people. Authorities say the arrest of Francisco Quiroz-Zamora provides a window into how the powerful Sinaloa cartel moves drugs from Mexico to the United States. The 41-year-old, known as “Gordo” or the Fat One, has been charged with operating as a major trafficker, first-degree sale of a controlled substance and second-degree conspiracy. Mr Quiroz-Zamora and five co-defendants will be arraigned in New York City on Tuesday. Read more UK anti-doping agency hit by cyber attack Sessions: Here is how to use death penalty against drug traffickers Norway should lead way in drug law reform, leading activists urge Drug convictions fuel surge in Muslim prisoners Trump promises to lower prescription drug prices Officials with New York’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor indicted Mr Quiroz-Zamora. Officials allege he arranged … [Read more...] about Mexican drug kingpin charged in New York with trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 10 million people