What happens if travel operator Thomas Cook collapses? – Yahoo Sports

Travel operator Thomas Cook (TCG.L) is currently scrambling for an additional £200m in funding to avoid an all-out collapse of the company, which could leave as many as 180,000 holidaymakers stranded abroad. The situation arose after Thomas Cook’s creditors, which include banks like Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) and Lloyds Bank (LLOY.L), demanded the additional funding as […]

The Future of Travel Payments: Why Consumer Demand Should Shape Your Payments Strategy – PaymentsJournal

The Future of Travel Payments: Why Consumer Demand Should Shape Your Payments Strategy – PaymentsJournal

Customer centricity has always been a staple point for travel businesses. However, innovation in the sector is rapidly transforming the customer experience and businesses must keep pace with both technological advancements and evolving consumer demand. Yet, for too long there has been one element of the customer experience that is often overlooked by travel businesses […]

‘Enough is enough’: biggest-ever climate protest sweeps UK – The Guardian

From the small sun-drenched Inner Hebridean island of Iona to the packed streets of central London, parents and grandparents, children and trade unionists have stepped out of their Friday routines to tell their political leaders time is running out to tackle the climate crisis. Organisers said it was the biggest-ever environmental protest the UK with […]

Brexit secretary: EU and UK share common purpose – BBC News

Brexit secretary: EU and UK share common purpose – BBC News

Media captionBarclay: No one wants to see a no-deal Brexit Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay has said the UK and EU share a “common purpose” in reaching a new withdrawal deal, after a meeting in Brussels with chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier. He said they had had “serious detailed discussions” and things were “moving forward with […]

Ansu Fati: Barcelona forward granted Spanish citizenship

Ansu Fati: Barcelona forward granted Spanish citizenship

Ansu Fati celebrates after opening the scoring on his first senior start for Barcelona Barcelona’s teenage forward Ansu Fati has been granted Spanish citizenship paving the way for him to play for them at international level. The 16-year-old is also eligible to play for Guinea-Bissau, where he was born and reportedly for Portugal through his […]

Cameroon name Portuguese coach Conceicao as Seedorf’s replacement

Cameroon name Portuguese coach Conceicao as Seedorf’s replacement

Cameroon’s national team Cameroon’s Sports Ministry has announced that the former Portuguese footballer Toni Conceicao has been appointed as the new head coach of the Indomitable Lions. The 57-year-old, most recently coach of CFR Cluj in Romania, succeeds Dutch legend Clarence Seedorf who was sacked from the post in July following Cameroon’s early exit from […]

Brexit secretary: EU and UK share common purpose

Brexit secretary: EU and UK share common purpose

Media captionBarclay: No one wants to see a no-deal Brexit Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay has said the UK and EU share a “common purpose” in reaching a new withdrawal deal, after a meeting in Brussels with chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier. He said they had had “serious detailed discussions” and things were “moving forward with […]

Trump dismisses ‘ridiculous story’ about alleged promise to foreign leader

Trump dismisses ‘ridiculous story’ about alleged promise to foreign leader

Media captionTrump: “It’s a partisan whistleblower” President Donald Trump has dismissed a whistleblower allegation that he made a promise to a foreign leader – believed to Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky – calling it a “ridiculous story”. He said his talks with leaders were always “totally appropriate”. Reports say Mr Trump wanted Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden […]

Climate protest student: ‘I’m here to step up and say no more’

Teenager Gina Hale is among the thousands of protesters taking part in a day of climate action. The student, 16, from Brisbane said she felt compelled to protest after learning about the effects of climate change in school. Protests demanding firm political action on climate change have started and are spreading across the world. School […]

Kidnap and torture on the US border

Thousands of people are stuck on the Mexican side of the US border after changes in policy have made it more difficult for asylum seekers to enter the US. The Trump administration says these policies are working to stop migration on its southern border and that Mexico is responsible for their safety. But could its […]