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Just the ticket

Money Marketing has great sympathy for Lansons PR and uber Arsenal fan Joe Laing.

Having got tickets at the last minute for the Champions League Final last week, the Lansoneer rushed to get the Eurostar in time to get to Paris for the match.

After paying an obscene amount of money for his ticket, he managed to miss the train by two minutes, leaving him severely out of pocket and humour.

After the defeat of his team, perhaps it was just as well that he was not stuckwith nowehere to stay with all those celebrating Barcelona fans in Paris.

Zurich is launching Challenge 2006, which calls for organisations local to its offices to challenge Zurich staff to complete various events. Last year, the firm’s staff took part in 170 challenges and this year’s work includes organising a barbeque for Swindon children’s charity Calm and sprucing up a nature trail for Birmingham-based Meadows Special School.

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