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Travel group Thomas Cook battles for survival ahead of Monday deadline

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government has plans in place to bring home stranded holidaymakers if Thomas Cook goes out of business, an event that would likely spark chaotic scenes at resorts and airports around the world.

The bosses of the world’s oldest travel company were still

today 06:11
Meghan Markle plans on rediscovering a ‘healing’ hobby during her trip to South Africa
MEGHAN MARKLE plans on rediscovering a “healing” hobby when she travels to South Africa with her husband Prince Harry and their baby Archie Harrison.
today 05:44
Thomas Cook finished: LIVE updates as 150,000 tourists in travel hell after firm’s demise
THOMAS COOK has finally announced it has gone into administration after days of panic for customers and employees.
today 03:38
British travel firm Thomas Cook collapses, stranding hundreds of thousands

LONDON (Reuters) - Thomas Cook (TCG.L ), the world’s oldest travel firm, collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history.

Chief Executive Peter Fankhauser said it was a

today 03:02
Game of Thrones Emmys: What George RR Martin would change on HBO show and finds TRAUMATIC
GAME OF THRONES Emmy Awards special: George RR Martin confessed what he would change about the controversial final Season 8 of the HBO show. He also revealed what he finds "traumatic" about adaptations of his books.
today 02:35
Over half of Labour voters in last election want Corbyn to quit - poll

BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) - More than half of voters who backed Britain’s opposition Labour Party at a 2017 election think it is now time for leader Jeremy Corbyn to stand down, an opinion poll showed on Monday.

Corbyn is holding his party’s annual conference in the English

today 00:56
Labour's tax bombshell: Corbyn's benefits splurge plot would cost taxpayers £520billion
EXCLUSIVE: LABOUR is planning an eye-watering benefits splurge that would cost taxpayers around £520 billion a year, analysis has found.
today 00:29
Kate Middleton pregnancy: Bookies suspend bets over latest clues to baby number four
KATE, the Duchess of Cambridge, could be expecting her fourth child in 2020 as bookies have suspended betting on her being pregnant.
today 22:23
UK court will not rule on Monday morning on PM Johnson's suspension of parliament

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom Supreme Court will not rule on Monday morning on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament but will update on timings later on Monday, a court spokeswoman said on Sunday.

“The hand-down for the following cases: R (on the

yesterday 21:47
NASA mystery: Strange magnetic pulses at midnight baffle scientists studying Mars
NASA’S InSight Mars probe has detected mysterious magnetic pulses that strike the Red Planet like clockwork, every day at midnight.
yesterday 20:17
Remainer takeover! Khan demands Corbyn 'show leadership' and declares Labour remain party
SADIQ KHAN has put pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to come off the fence and make Labour a Remain-supporting party as he warns the party will be annihilated in the next general election if it stays neutral.
yesterday 20:17
Corbyn's ridiculous Brexit policy in full: Astonishing motion to be voted on tomorrow
JEREMY Corbyn’s astonishing Brexit policy has been leaked onto Twitter - and reveals after 48 hours of tears, talks and tantrums the Labour Party will “let the people decide”.
yesterday 20:17
Humanity and solidarity require us to defy US sanctions against Cuba and other countries
The blockades and sanctions against Latin America are just a stark example of a neoliberal empire that preys on us all, writes KAREN LEE MP
yesterday 20:14
Scottish World War 2 hero Sandy Cortmann hugs lost pal's grave at emotional Arnhem service

Scottish World War II hero Sandy Cortmann paid a poignant tribute to a lost pal as he attended a special service in Arnhem on Sunday.

Ex-Paratrooper Sandy, from Aberdeen, was in the Dutch city to mark the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden which cost the lives of 1500 British

yesterday 18:23
Royal row: How Oswald Mosley ferociously fought for Edward VIII to marry Mrs Simpson
OSWALD MOSLEY plays a key role in tonight’s Peaky Blinders season finale – and the real Mosley had a number of royal connections including meeting with Edward VIII, who he championed throughout the abdication crisis of 1936.
yesterday 18:11
Labour votes to AXE private schools - Corbyn declares class war
THE LABOUR PARTY has voted in favour of a motion to abolish private schools and redistribute their properties to the state sector.
yesterday 18:11
The party will decide our Brexit position, says Corbyn

BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) - Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday his party would guide him on how to campaign in a second Brexit referendum, pledging to offer voters a choice between staying in the European Union and a “credible” deal.

At the start of Labour’s

yesterday 16:32
Family of miracle climber who plummeted 3,000 ft searching for rescuers who saved his life

The family of a climber who's lucky to be alive after plummeting 3,000 feet off one of the highest peaks in the Inner Hebrides are searching for the men who saved him.

Mark Stuart from Milngavie, East Dumbartonshire , has made a public appeal on social media to trace fellow climbers

yesterday 15:14
High blood pressure: This sensation in the hands and face could mean you are at risk
HIGH blood pressure is extremely common not only in the UK, but worldwide. It’s estimated that one in four Britons suffer from the condition and many are unaware they even have it. Noticing this symptom in your hands is a warning sign and shouldn’t be ignored.
yesterday 13:59
Jeffrey Epstein 'ordered trawl of Brazil for underage girls' and bragged abusing over 1000
PRINCE Andrew's paedophile friend Jeffrey Epstein bragged of abusing more than 1,000 girls, some of whom were underage, trafficked into the US from Brazil, it was claimed yesterday.
yesterday 12:56
EU infighting: Juncker lashes out at Guy Verhofstadt over 'military' EU empire dream
JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER branded Guy Verhofstadt's dream of a European empire "aggressive" and "military" as he reiterated he wants the EU and the UK to have an "as close relationship as possible" post-Brexit.
yesterday 12:56
Asteroid alert: Large rock found two days ago is heading past Earth tonight - Will it hit?
AN ASTEROID first spotted flying towards Earth two day ago is en route to scrape by the planet later tonight, space agency NASA has said.
yesterday 11:53
The party will decide our Brexit position, says Labour's Corbyn

BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) - British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday his party would guide him on how to campaign in a second Brexit referendum, pledging to offer voters a choice between staying in the European Union and a “credible” deal.

At the start

yesterday 11:17
Scots snub crisis-hit Thomas Cook collapse fear and jet off from Glasgow Airport

Holidaymakers ignored fears surrounding travel firm Thomas Cook and jetted off on their foreign trips not knowing if they’d be flown home.

Travellers arrived at Glasgow Airport yesterday ready to depart on the company’s flights to Mexico, Turkey and the Canary Islands even though

yesterday 11:02
Brexit LIVE: Boris Johnson's bold but risky plan to force EU deal through Commons revealed
BORIS JOHNSON is planning to tie his Brexit deal into the Government’s domestic legislative agenda which will be set out in a Queen’s Speech on October 14 in a bid to get the agreement through the Commons.
yesterday 10:50
I will be guided by my Labour Party on Brexit, says leader Corbyn

BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) - British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday he would be guided by his opposition party on how to campaign in a second Brexit referendum, pledging to offer voters a choice between staying in the European Union and a “credible” deal.

Asked

yesterday 10:14
Your iPad is getting a blockbuster Apple update this week and it's the biggest ever
YOUR iPad will be granted a blockbuster Apple upgrade this week, and it’s the biggest change for the esteemed tablet series since its original launch back in 2010.
yesterday 09:47
Your Amazon Echo speaker could look massively outdated this week
AMAZON is expected to launch a range of shiny new Echo smart speakers at its event this week, meaning your ageing Alexa-powered gadgets may start to look less than cutting-edge.
yesterday 06:38
How Brexit Party will stand up to undemocratic bullies of EU elite, says MARTIN DAUBNEY
LAST week saw an epic battle in Strasbourg as the overblown EU plenary held a largely tokenistic yet explosive “motion for a resolution” vote on Brexit.
yesterday 00:20
Unstoppable Brexit!' Farage reveals how Remainer victory would secure clean break from EU
NIGEL FARAGE says that Boris Johnson will be forced to adopt his “clean break” Brexit policy – and abandon all hope of an EU deal – if Remainers succeed in delaying Britain’s departure from Brussels once again.
yesterday 00:20
Daily News
Steven Gerrard hails Rangers midfielder Steven Davis for double goal line clearance against St Johnstone

Steven Gerrard knows Steven Davis quite literally put himself on the line to help Rangers seal a victory in Perth.

The Light Blues strolled to a 4-0 win over St Johnstone thanks to goals from Alfredo Morelos, Connor Goldson and a Jermain Defoe double.

But Saints boss Tommy Wright

today 06:59
Has the penny finally dropped for Rangers star Alfredo Morelos? Monday Jury

Gavin: Paul Heckingbottom is in a slightly different situation to Craig Levein having been in the job for a much shorter period but he needs to turn things around - and quickly.

Michael: There’s no such thing as doing the decent thing as all managers believe they can turn it around. As

today 06:59
Fernando Ricksen’s widow vows to fight for Rangers hero's cash from ex wife for sake of his daughter

Fernando Ricksen’s grieving widow last night vowed to take up his fight to claw back hundreds of thousands of pounds owed to him by his ex-wife.

Veronika revealed the Rangers hero was still trying to recover £370,000 due to him in a divorce battle in the months before his death from

today 06:59
Greyhounds given cocaine to help win races as campaigners call for racing dogs ban in Scotland

Campaigners are calling for greyhound racing to be banned in Scotland after it was revealed some are testing positive for cocaine and amphetamines.

It comes ahead of an animal welfare group meeting by cross party MSPs tomorrow.

Steroids, beta blockers and prohormones – used by body

today 06:59
Boris Johnson's links to ex-model handed £126,000 of public money spark row

Boris Johnson faced questions last night over claims he failed to declare potential conflicts of interest over his links to an American businesswoman.

The PM was under pressure to reveal details about model-turned-tech entrepreneur Jennifer Arcuri who gained access to three trade missions

today 06:59
Boris Johnson's links to ex-model handed £126,000 of public money spark row

Boris Johnson faced questions last night over claims he failed to declare potential conflicts of interest over his links to an American businesswoman.

The PM was under pressure to reveal details about model-turned-tech entrepreneur Jennifer Arcuri who gained access to three trade missions

today 06:59
Miracle girl declared dead as baby now star player in football team full of boys

A miracle baby who was declared dead before her birth is now the star player in her football team – despite being the only girl.

Mia Rose Storrie amazed medics by surviving after her mother suffered a placental abruption in 2012.

In the ambulance on her way to hospital, mum Shelagh

today 06:59
Traffic warden who found fame on TV show faces jail for £6000 shinty swindle

A traffic warden who enjoyed fleeting fame on national TV is facing jail for swindling his shinty club.

Cheery yellow peril David Martin – who was filmed shouting “jackpot” while emptying a parking meter – has been unmasked in court for embezzling £6000 from Oban Lorn shinty

today 06:59
Thousands march in Inverness to show drugs can be beaten in Recovery Walk Scotland

More than 2000 people marched in the sunshine to show Scotland there are ways to beat drugs.

The Recovery Walk Scotland in Inverness attracted people from across the country in the latest move to raise awareness of addiction.

The day mixed remembrance and tributes to the dead,

today 06:59
Scottish craft beer brewers hail breakthrough as they gear up to hit US market

Scots craft brewers will today break into the American market with a new launch in Las Vegas.

Glasgow-based The Clan Brewing Co reached a deal with importers to take over its whisky barrel-aged beers.

They will be unveiled at the National Beer Wholesalers Association trade show in

today 06:59
International hunt to find Scottish pilot so Czech novelist can write his life story

A Czech novelist has launched an international manhunt to find a mystery Scottish chopper pilot – so she can write his life story.

Hana Hindráková met the Scot on a flight from Kenya on the way home from a writing trip from Nairobi.

She met the man – believed to be a

today 06:59
Cars could be banned from outside schools to cut air pollution

Parents and residents support the idea of traffic-free streets outside schools, according to a survey.

Many people are concerned about the impact of fumes caused by car exhausts on children’s health, a survey by Sustrans suggests.

The charity has called on government at all levels,

today 06:47
‘It’s incredible’ - Man Utd hero Gary Neville baffled about one thing after West Ham loss
Manchester United need to have a serious look at their transfer policy after their 2-0 defeat to West Ham according to Gary Neville.
today 06:47
Emmys 2019: Worst dressed on the carpet including Kendall Jenner and Gwendoline Christine
THE EMMY AWARDS took place last night and was attended by stars of the big and small screen. Many of them dressed to impressed but among dazzling designs, some stars opted for more unique designs.
today 06:47
Jesus Christ revelation: Major biblical breakthrough as ancient miracle mosaic discovered
A COLOURFUL mosaic discovered in a burnt out church may depict an a miracle that Jesus conducted thousands of years ago.
today 06:47
UK weather forecast: Met Office issues flood warning as ‘thunderstorms’ and deluge strike
THE UK will be hit by a heavy barrage of rain as the Met Office has issued a flood warning and has also predicted thunderstorms in some areas.
today 06:47
Emilia Clarke: Game of Thrones star teases assets in daring braless gown at Emmy Awards
EMILIA CLARKE - who played Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones - risked a wardrobe malfunction as she put on a boob-baring display at the Emmy Awards 2019 last night.
today 06:47
Royal rebel: Meghan Markle ‘breaks tradition’ in shock dressing gaffe at friend’s wedding
MEGHAN MARKLE attended her best friend Misha Nonoo’s wedding in Rome, Italy last week but she wore a surprising accessory to the showbiz event.
today 06:47
Latest news from Great Britain
today 06:47 Cars could be banned from outside schools to cut air pollution
today 06:47 ‘It’s incredible’ - Man Utd hero Gary Neville baffled about one thing after West Ham loss
today 06:47 Emmys 2019: Worst dressed on the carpet including Kendall Jenner and Gwendoline Christine
today 06:47 Jesus Christ revelation: Major biblical breakthrough as ancient miracle mosaic discovered
today 06:47 UK weather forecast: Met Office issues flood warning as ‘thunderstorms’ and deluge strike
today 06:47 Emilia Clarke: Game of Thrones star teases assets in daring braless gown at Emmy Awards
today 06:47 Royal rebel: Meghan Markle ‘breaks tradition’ in shock dressing gaffe at friend’s wedding
today 06:11 Johnson - don't expect Brexit breakthrough in New York
today 06:11 Travel group Thomas Cook battles for survival ahead of Monday deadline
today 05:59 Newland Avenue takeaway told to 'urgently improve' food hygiene - but owner says he doesn't know why
today 05:59 Hull family's despair at living in 'craphole' as they wait months for council to sort out house
today 05:44 How to find out if your holiday is Atol protected after Thomas Cook collapse
today 05:44 Roy Keane demands ‘pressure’ on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as he hits out at Man Utd ‘nonsense’
today 05:44 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry surprise millions of fans with exciting Royal Family first
today 05:44 Thomas Cook: What happens next for holidaymakers now the travel firm has collapsed?
today 05:44 The heartbreaking plea issued to Meghan Markle ahead of South Africa trip - ‘We’re not ok’
today 05:44 Meghan Markle plans on rediscovering a ‘healing’ hobby during her trip to South Africa
today 04:41 What to do if you have a Thomas Cook holiday or flight booked after firm collapses
today 04:41 What happens now that Thomas Cook has confirmed it has collapsed?
today 04:41 Meghan Markle vs Kate Middleton royal tour style - expert claims Meghan has an ‘advantage’
today 04:41 Chris Evans: David Cameron makes shock Tory confession on Virgin Radio ‘Brutal business’
today 04:41 Elon Musk shock: SpaceX founder delivers stunning update on Mars rocket ahead of launch
today 04:41 Royal shock: Meghan to snub South Africa tour schedule to make last minute personal visit
today 03:38 Thomas Cook collapses leaving 150,000 Brits needing rescue
today 03:38 Russia savages US following Saudi Arabia oil reserve crisis - ‘Can’t repel attack’
today 03:38 South China Sea anger: Philippines told to take Beijing to UN as tensions erupt over seas
today 03:38 Michelle Obama makes a shocking confession about her time as FLOTUS - ‘I was lambasted!’
today 03:38 Thomas Cook finished: LIVE updates as 150,000 tourists in travel hell after firm’s demise
today 03:02 British travel firm Thomas Cook collapses, stranding hundreds of thousands
today 02:35 Phillip Schofield’s £1m cash rise bonanza - but co-star Holly Willoughby may get even more
today 02:35 Game of Thrones Emmys: How involved was George RR Martin in HBO show Season 8 – Revealed
today 02:35 Game of Thrones Emmys: George RR Martin shock 'I NEVER thought show could work'
today 02:35 Melania Trump fury: FLOTUS sends Twitter into meltdown after posting surprise US update
today 02:35 Game of Thrones Emmys: What George RR Martin would change on HBO show and finds TRAUMATIC
today 01:47 Danny McGuire 'not afraid' to make tough decisions in new Hull KR role
today 01:47 Danny McGuire 'not afraid' to make tough decisions in new Hull KR role
today 01:47 Hull FC coach Lee Radford reveals pre-season details and talks team bonding and trial games
today 01:47 Hull FC coach Lee Radford reveals pre-season details and talks team bonding and trial games
today 01:32 Royal news: How one princess is using fairy tales to break with royal tradition
today 01:32 Sussex royal tour: NEW engagement revealed hours before Sussex family begins African trip
today 01:32 The 100 season 7: How do Octavia and Hope Diyoza know each other?
today 01:32 Harry and Meghan will ‘hit the ground running’ on tour
today 01:32 Brexit summit: Boris to meet Merkel and Macron in NY as he aims for crucial breakthrough
today 01:32 End soft justice on knife crime demand grieving families
today 01:32 Boris outrage: PM 'gave model £100,000 of taxpayers cash' while Mayor - 'Abuse of power!'
today 01:29 Labour can transform the lives of millions for the better
today 00:56 Over half of Labour voters in last election want Corbyn to quit - poll
today 00:29 Thomas Cook ‘set to go bust’ stranding 150,000 holidaymakers
today 00:29 Man charged with murdering Keeley Bunker, 20, who was found dead in woodland
today 00:29 Nervous brides-to-be among those left waiting as Thomas Cook falters
Editorials
Attempts to agree a compromise wording on the radical policy activists want to tackle the climate crisis look set for failure.
yesterday 16:20
Khan wades into the Labour Brexit row, arguing that "staying neutral is not an option".
yesterday 15:17
The resignation of the Labour leader's longstanding head of policy is something the party can ill afford ahead of an election.
yesterday 14:14
The BBC Philharmonic orchestra will roll out their new web app Notes on Saturday, hoping to attract a new crowd to their concerts.
yesterday 11:05

All ready for a no-deal exit? Good. But it’s not the only outcome you had better brace yourself for, says Matthew Lynn.

Just about every company – at least you would hope – has by now put in place plans for a no-deal exit from the EU. But now there is something else – argh! –

yesterday 11:05

A health scare has thrown doubt on the future of the industry catering for the growing numbers of “vapers”. Has Big Tobacco’s corporate strategy just gone up in smoke? Simon Wilson reports

There’s been a major public health scare in the US over the safety of e-cigarettes and

2019-09-21 13:59
The move was a departure from Jeremy Corbyn's usual method of approaching intra-party conflict. 
2019-09-21 12:56

Not one, but two podcasts this week!

Our recent podcast drought has given way to a flood. This week, in our usual podcast, Merryn and I discussed the WeWork flop, the European Central Bank’s craftier-than-realised monetary policy strategy, and the opportunities in fossil fuels.

2019-09-21 11:53
Daren Timson-Hunt was head of the EU Exit and Goods Legal Team at the Department for International Trade.
2019-09-21 01:23
Labour's ruling NEC is likely to approve a motion to abolish the party's deputy leader tomorrow – a move that will dominate this week's conference.
2019-09-21 00:20
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