Bitterwallet's Trolley Dash - Wednesday 26th May
Yesterday's inaugural Trolley Dash was a runaway success, with dozens of avid Bitterwallet readers clamouring for more in the comments. So back by popular demand, here's another round-up of odd and sods and other stuff for your Wednesday lunchtime:
Ryanair to open new base in Barcelona
The key word in the headline is in; after years of fobbing off passengers with airports in Barcelona (Girona) and Barcelona (Reus) - both 90 minutes away by car from Barcleona itself - Ryanair is going to launch services to Barcelona El Prat from September. That's the good news. The bad news is there's only one UK airport that'll enjoy the new route - Edinburgh. Balls.
Eat out? Only if I can find a discount voucher
MyVoucherCodes.co.uk commission poll to discover whether people like using voucher codes and saving money. Poll discovers people like using voucher codes and saving money. MyVoucherCodes.co.uk send poll to The Telegraph. The Telegraph publishes it almost word-for-word. The end.
Why hire a hire car, when you can hire a complete stranger's car instead? What do you mean, you've already got a car? Then why not let a complete stranger hire it and make money? Yes! No? Oh. Suit yourself.
Microsoft has no plans to up mobile phone development capabilities
Crazy man Steve Ballmer tells folks in Singapore that Microsoft are more interested in tablet PCs rather than intensive mobile strategies. You won't find too many people breaking their hearts over that announcement.
Asda loses market share while Waitrose gains
Wal-Mart might dominate the American supermarket... er... market, but they're having a tough time cracking Blighty.