The week before Christmas was the busiest
week of the year across the country - despite the distractions of lastminute Christmas shopping - with the Land Registry recording 3,746 sales every day that week in each of the past five years.
Head of ATMs at Sainsbury's Bank, Iain Gibson, commented "With December typically being the busiest
month of the year for withdrawing cash, we're encouraging people to be extra vigilant when they're using an ATM.
December 2013 turned out to be one of the busiest
months ever, with 645,447 passengers passing through the airport, an increase of 11 percent compared to December 2012.
Given our surging growth rate and London Heathrow's capacity constraints we are well placed to overtake them as the world's busiest
airport for international traffic by 2015.
23am from Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough is one of the busiest
in terms of crowding.
Seydou Diarrassouba, 18, was killed after a fight broke out at a Foot Locker sports shoe store on London's Oxford Street, which police described as "the busiest
place in the United Kingdom on the busiest
in the region was Morecambe with 25 launches, and across the north of England Skegness topped the table with 39 call-outs.
Heroic crews saved 886 people last year, in what was the third busiest
on record for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution north of the Border.
CITY shop managers spoke of their frustration last night after a power cut made trading impossible on one of their busiest
days of the year.
RETAILERS are braced for record online trade this festive season - and Sunday will be the busiest
internet shopping day.
PALMDALE -- Snail-mail chaos met high-tech disaster Monday in Palmdale's busiest
post office at the most inopportune of times.
One block away is the 86th Street subway station, the 11th busiest
station in the system.
Denver International Airport has said that it is preparing for its busiest
single day ever on Sunday (26 November) when more than 170,000 air travellers are expected to pass through the airport.
According to statistics compiled by travel and transport information company OAG, based on the number of flights per week, the route between Barcelona and Madrid in Spain has topped the list of 'the world's busiest
routes', edging up from second place this time last year and displacing the Brazilian route between Sao Paulo Congonhas and Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont.
OAG reported that the world's busiest
route by total number of weekly flights is Barcelona-Madrid.