Archive for December, 2011

Andy Payne awarded OBE

MCV is delighted to be the first to congratulate Andy Payne on tonight being awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List. Payne is known to almost everybody in the UK industry and is one of the most widely liked and respected executives in gaming. As well as his roles as owner and managing director of Mastertronic and chairman of The Producers, Payne works with a number of key UK games bodies …

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BT Press Releases

Swimming is the most popular sport for kids in Wales, according to new research sponsored by BT Coaching for Life. Nearly a half (48 per cent) of children in the country region swim regularly – just ahead of football at 45 per cent.

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Where to travel on holiday in 2012

Looking for holiday inspiration in 2012? Our writers offer their top tips for the year ahead.

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BT Press Releases

New research sponsored by BT Coaching for Life, has found football to be the most sociable sport, with 59% of children who play football regularly having 17 friends or more. Three quarters of those parents described their kids as active and sporty.

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UK & World News: Bargain hunters flock to the sales

Shoppers spent “record” amounts of money on Britain’s high streets as they hunted for bargains in the Boxing Day sales.

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Christmas travel: journey times could double warns AA

Thursday and Friday to be busiest days as millions leave work early, although mild weather will help congestion The great Christmas getaway began in earnest on Thursday, with millions of people expected to take to the roads and rail network for the festive season – or to escape the UK for warmer climes. With schools finished for the year and many workers taking additional days off to get away …

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Travelzest plc: itravel2000′s "Price Alerts Tool" to the Rescue of Travellers Looking for Best-Priced Sun Vacations

TORONTO–(BUSINESSWIRE)– Travelzest plc (LSE:TVZ.L) itravel2000 , a Travelzest company is recommending Canadian travellers use its one-of-a-kind “Price Alerts Tool” to combat the ever-changing …

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Something to declare: Transatlantic in style; Sydney; car rentals from airports; Eurostar compensation

Bargain of the week: Transatlantic in style

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Queen rents Olympic venue to Russians

The Queen is renting out the grounds of Kensington Palace to Russia’s Olympic commitee during the 2012 Games in order to boost the Royal Household’s budget.

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Queen hires out garden to Russia

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s garden is being hired out during the Olympics to raise money for the Queen.

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