A butcher’s ‘no horsemeat’ sign after the scandal broke this year. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

JANUARY l The year started with confirmation, of sorts, of something sensible people have known since cars first took to the roads: men reckon they’re(...)

Samoa Air has become the first airline to start charging passengers based on how much they weigh.

It may sound like an elaborate April Fool's Day wind-up but a small island-hopping airline based in Samoa has become the first airline to start cha(...)