Bar altercation over olives

STOCKTON, Calif., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Mark Lewis, the city manager of Stockton City, Calif., faces a charge of battery in an altercation allegedly concerning olives in a Sonoma, Calif., tavern.

Ryanair's head sees death of 4 competitors

DUBLIN, Ireland, June 2 (UPI) -- The head of Ireland's low-cost Ryanair says four competitors were in danger of going bust, the Financial Times reported Wednesday.

Ryanair announces more 'no frills'

LONDON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Ryanair, Europe's most successful budget airline says it is taking "no-frills" flying a step further by eliminating reclining seats and window blinds.

Ryanair set to sue European airports

DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Ryanair has announced it will sue all airlines flying into state-owned airports in Europe if the European Commission rules against the discount airline.

Rumsfeld wins top European award

BRUSSELS, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld Tuesday won the prestigious "non-EU citizen of the year" award at a black-tie gala event in Brussels.

EU wants Ryanair out of Charleroi airport

BRUSSELS, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Irish discount airline Ryanair may have to close its hub at Brussels' Charleroi airport because of a decision by the European Union Commission.

Analysis: Ryanair focuses on the future

Although just an unassuming country far from the spotlight, little Ireland occasionally produces the odd world-acknowledged wonder. Think of Arthur Guinness's r
CHRISTOPHER DELISO, UPI Business Correspondent
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