The owners and staff at a Tunisian hotel where 30 British tourists were brutally killed by an Islamic extremist could have done nothing before the attack that would have done more than "possibly make a difference", a coroner said.
Tue, 28 Feb, 2017
Tour operator TUI’s executive compensation has come under attack by a shareholder advisory group as UK investors target excessive pay packages.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2017
Sat, 05 Nov, 2016
Irish sunseekers have abandoned Egypt, Tunisia, and Turkey as tourist destinations and are instead opting for Spain and Portugal due to terrorism fears.
Sun, 21 Feb, 2016
David Cameron's EU renegotiation is approaching its moment of truth as he battles to win over fellow leaders and Cabinet colleagues.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Terrorists attacks have impacted on where Irish holidaymakers are heading this year — and matchgoers are also wary, according to the Irish Travel Agents Association.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
European travel and leisure firms saw around €2.6bn wiped off their stock prices today as a result of the Paris terror attacks.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2015
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Sat, 04 Jul, 2015
Luton Airport is expected to return to normal service this morning after a major security scare caused chaos for holidaymakers.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
Four people have been killed in bomb blasts in the Kenyan capital Nairobi as British holidaymakers were being flown home early from the East African country’s other main town Mombasa.
Fri, 16 May, 2014
Thomson and First Choice owner TUI Travel reported another year of record results today as its new line of luxury all-inclusive deals kept up demand for package holidays.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2013
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Sun, 27 Oct, 2013
Argentine scientists tap cow burps for natural gas
Tue, 22 Oct, 2013
Thomson and First Choice parent TUI Travel said the recent heatwave knocked UK sales growth, but insisted summer trading was strong thanks to growing consumer confidence.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2013
The world’s largest charter airline is to use Shannon Airport to train pilots on its Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets.
Tue, 28 May, 2013
Fears over the health of the US economy and worries over a possible bird flu pandemic sent investors crashing down to earth today as global stock markets plunged.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2013
British travel agent Thomas Cook today said it will close 200 stores over the next two years as it battles to turn around its ailing UK business.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2011
THREE weeks today, we will elect Ireland’s ninth president.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2011
The FTSE 100 Index pushed away from the 6000 barrier today as miners surged following a commodities rally that saw the price of oil hit fresh highs.
Fri, 08 Apr, 2011
A holiday jet flying from the UK to Egypt had to divert to Athens airport today after “a security alert”.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2011
Eurotunnel slumped to a full-year loss today as a long-running dispute over insurance payments arising from a fire in 2008 offset a rise in passenger numbers.
Fri, 04 Mar, 2011
Libya’s ongoing crisis sent the London market into the red today as oil prices continued to surge.
Tue, 22 Feb, 2011
Travel firms slumped into the red today as fears over political unrest in Egypt hit blue chip stocks.
Mon, 31 Jan, 2011
London’s blue chip share index steamed 1.4% ahead today thanks to a boost from cheery news on the world’s biggest economy.
Tue, 05 Oct, 2010
Global stock markets plunged into the red today after downbeat economic forecasts in the US and UK sent shares reeling.
Wed, 11 Aug, 2010
Central bankers failed to soothe the nerves of investors today after key reports highlighted the global economy's fragile recovery prospects.
The FTSE 100 Index relapsed into the red today as it gave back Tuesday's gains on persistent fears over the Greek debt crisis.
Wed, 21 Apr, 2010
The FTSE 100 Index struggled to hold its ground today in a subdued end to the trading week after Thursday’s sell-off.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2009
London's blue chip share index recovered some of its poise today as miners returned to favour following yesterday's sell-off.
The US government may buy a nearly-empty prison in rural Illinois to house detainees from Guantanamo Bay along with other inmates.
Sun, 15 Nov, 2009
The London market ended the quarter in the red today amid disquieting US economic news, but it has still posted the biggest three-month rise in its history.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2009
The FTSE 100 Index ran out of steam today as investors paused for breath in the face of mixed economic news on both sides of the Atlantic.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2009
Robbers disguised in burkhas were being hunted by detectives in the UK today.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2009
Stocks rebounded out of the red today on hopes that the worst of the recession may be over on both sides of the Atlantic.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2009
Hopes from the Bank of England that the UK economy may be over the worst of its slump helped the FTSE 100 Index gain ground today.
British housebuilders stormed ahead today after Taylor Wimpey cheered sentiment with an upbeat assessment of the UK property market.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2009
Reassuring news on the UK property market from Taylor Wimpey gave a boost to housebuilder stocks today as the wider London market swept into positive territory.
The FTSE 100 Index edged closer to the 4500 barrier today as stocks were spurred on by overnight advances on hopes of a global economic recovery.
Mon, 01 Jun, 2009
The London market enjoyed a reversal of fortunes today as it leapt into the black after better-than-expected US consumer confidence figures.
Tue, 26 May, 2009
The FTSE 100 Index drifted lower today as fresh belligerence from North Korea unsettled investors.
Marks & Spencer sparked a share slide for major British retailers today after the high street giant said profits plunged 40% and cut its shareholder payout.
Tue, 19 May, 2009
Four new cases of swine flu were confirmed in the UK today, taking the British total to 107.
Cruise giant Carnival today said it would take a financial hit after the Mexico swine flu outbreak forced it to change routes for 27 ships.
Mon, 18 May, 2009
Investors took home some of their profits today as the London market slipped into the red and financial stocks fell after last week’s surge.
Mon, 11 May, 2009
The FTSE 100 Index surged more than 2% ahead today as investors rode a wave of economic optimism and played catch-up after the bank holiday weekend.
Tue, 05 May, 2009
Jitters over the impact of swine flu and the strength of major banks sent the FTSE 100 Index into the red today.
Tue, 28 Apr, 2009
The FTSE 100 Index was sharply lower today as miners and banks added to general market fears over the impact of the swine flu outbreak.
TUI Travel today said UK and Ireland profits more than doubled after it axed loss-making routes and cut costs in last year’s First Choice merger.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2008
Wall Street finished sharply lower today as investors pored over more signs of economic weakness, including a huge round of lay-offs in the financial sector.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2008
A case of post-election nerves sent Wall Street plunging today as investors absorbing a stream of bad economic news wondered how a Barack Obama presidency will help the country weather a possibly severe recession.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2008
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