Concorde's supersonic boom hampered its deployment beyond the North Atlantic. Photograph: Nils Jorgensen/Rex Shutterstock. Reuters.
LONDON Aug 5 British insurer Legal & General 's operating profit rose a forecast-beating 18 percent in the first half of its fiscal year, helped by strong performance in the bulk annuity market, the firm said on Wednesday.
Almost 11.5 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in the first six months of the year - up 15.1% on the same period of last year.
Investors failed to sprinkle fairy dust on Disney today as shares in the entertainment giant slid after it raised fears over its TV arm's prospects.
At least 24 people died and hundreds were rescued after two passenger trains derailed nearly side by side as they crossed a bridge in central India late Tuesday night.