Unlike Boeing's last all-new design, the 787 Dreamliner, its proposed new mid-market plane will not bring a flood of revolutionary technical designs to the drawing board.Along with production costs, the new approach could help Boeing decide whether to invest the $15 billion or more in development needed to build the jet.
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For this recipe, I typically use bananas that are very ripe (usually spotted) like this: How can I accelerate the time it takes for the bananas to ripen?I have tried separating the bananas from their common stem, but that only marginally increases the ripening speed.
AT&T, Charter also reported continued declines of pay-TV subscribers, signaling shift in consumer preferences Updated Oct.suffered its largest quarterly loss of cable television subscribers in three years, underscoring the pressure on traditional TV players as new entrants heighten the competition for customers.
It was inevitable that the Mossad, Israel's secret security service, would be accused of the assassination of a leading Hamas military commander in Dubai last month.It is, for example, hard for Israel to accept calls for restraint when it sees no mechanism for protecting its civilians other than unilateral force.
Improvements in school standards are not just a cause for celebration, they are a national necessity.We had the peculiar suggestion the other week that we shouldn't have 'failure' but 'deferred success'.
David Winnick, Labour MP for Walsall North, withdrew the rebel amendment setting the maximum detention period at 28 days after Mr Clarke promised to discuss the issue.Michael Howard, the Conservative leader, said: "We know that the home secretary himself was very lukewarm about the period of 90 days from the beginning.
Jack Straw, the justice secretary, said yesterday he would redouble his efforts to end the funding race between the political parties, following the end of the cash-for-honours police investigation.Mr Straw has already asked Sir Hayden Phillips, a former civil servant, to try to create a crossparty consensus on setting spending limits and caps on individual donations.
The increase in failing schools is likely to accelerate the already rapid transformation of schools into academies.The largest teachers' union, NASUWT, said the tables were being used for "another round of denigration of schools and teachers by the government".
The surge in new car sales has continued into the new year.A total of 164,856 new vehicles were registered last month – a 6.
House prices rose faster in July as demand from buyers picked up, but the number of homes for sale fell to a record low, according to the latest monthly report from surveyors.8 times local salary in England and Wales Read more The imbalance between supply and demand prompted surveyors to forecast sizeable house price rises over the next 12 months, with gains most widely expected in East Anglia and Northern Ireland.
MPs have called on the government to accelerate a proposed takeover of Southern metropolitan services by Transport for London, as the train operating company Govia Thameslink Railway prepares to cut back its timetable by 350 trains a day.It proposed that TfL run the trains instead by adding them to its London Overground network.
While the number of profit warnings in the second quarter is lower than the same period last year, E&Y points out that it may be too early in the financial year for companies to correct over-optimistic targets.The accountancy firm's downbeat assessment came as the chancellor warned in New York that worse was to come for the world's economies.
New car sales rocketed by more than 20% last month as the motor industry celebrated a record year.Nearly 200,000 cars were sold in October in defiance of predictions of an economic downturn - the fifth record month of 2001.
The number of employers closing their final salary pension schemes has "accelerated hugely" and is running at five times the rate of two years ago, the industry's leading trade body said yesterday.With only half the responses processed so far, a National Association of Pension Funds survey has found that 46 final salary schemes have been closed to new members this year - the same as the total reported in 2001.
Shares in UK set-top box maker Pace Micro Technology soared by nearly 50% today as the company announced a deal to supply US cable giant Comcast.The company, which supplies BSkyB in the UK, said the Comcast deal could net it between £205m and £300m over a three-year period, depending on which types of boxes are ordered.
Economists said the slowdown in the economy over the past couple of quarters had taken the heat out of the labour market.For years economists have worried that Britain's long fall in unemployment would push up wages and inflation more generally.
Motorists were told by experts today to save money on petrol by driving more slowly, especially on motorways, as pump prices head to £1 a litre and crude oil prices neared record highs.Unrest is keeping oil prices up 27% this year, near record levels.