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Suspend refund rules or risk UK travel industry meltdown, warns Abta

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Trade body seeks four months' grace for firms unable to afford statutory 14-day refund Abta has demanded the government suspend the travel industry's refund rules or face...
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German recession inevitable, say government advisers

1 day ago   |   Politico

BERLIN - Germany will fall into recession this year but the economy will bounce back in 2021 if the coronavirus shutdown is over by the summer, according to the German Council...
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UK stocks fall with airlines and housebuilders among worst hit

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

FTSE 100 falls by 5.5% as Covid-19 lockdown puts brakes on housing market and travel sector UK-listed shares ended a recent run of gains and fell heavily on Friday, with...
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Eric Newby: Meeting Thesiger in Piccadilly

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Fellow traveller Eric Newby recalls his encounters with the great Wilfred Thesiger I am a complete amateur compared with Wilfred Thesiger. He spent all his life travelling...
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China to suspend entry of foreign nationals from March 28, 2020

China to suspend entry of foreign nationals from March 28, 2020

5 days ago   |   Sanya

In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits...
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China closes border to foreign travelers

5 days ago   |   Politico

China will temporarily close its border to most foreign travelers, effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, to prevent a new outbreak of the coronavirus in the country. The...
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Alive with artisans: Cairo's al-Darb al-Ahmar district - a photo essay

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Amid the historic quarter's busy streets, a thousand workshops maintain centuries-old craftmaking traditions. These workers' ancient skills are celebrated in a new exhibition...
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Computex Trade Show Delayed Until September Due to Coronavirus

Computex Trade Show Delayed Until September Due to Coronavirus

7 days ago   |   PC Mag

The show's organizers are hoping the pandemic will have subsided by late September, opening the door for international travel to resume. The Computex electronics trade show...
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Construction Workers Are Still Being Crammed Onto Tubes - Here's What Needs To Be Done

7 days ago   |   Huffington Post

Updated: Read the latest on the coronavirus outbreak here. For the second day in a row, pictures of people crammed onto the London Underground have raised questions about the...
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UK coronavirus live: Sports Direct abandons talk of opening stores as Gove clarifies scope of lockdown rules

7 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Rolling coverage of the latest UK developments in the coronavirus crisis Coronavirus - latest global updates See all our coronavirus coverage 8.37am GMT Good morning. Britons...
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Virgin Australia to donate toilet paper amid coronavirus crisis

Virgin Australia to donate toilet paper amid coronavirus crisis

The airline said it will 'rescue' the much-needed toilet paper rolls from 125 of its grounded aircraft and storage facilities Read more ...

Burnley vs Liverpool Preview: Predicted lineups, match facts, odds and more

Burnley vs Liverpool Preview: Predicted lineups, match facts, odds and more

Premier League leaders Liverpool travel to Burnley on Saturday evening as they hope to keep up their perfect start to the campaign. Jurgen Klopp's side have started the season... Read more ...

Conor McGregor vs Tony Ferguson on 18 April, hints John Kavanagh

Conor McGregor vs Tony Ferguson on 18 April, hints John Kavanagh

Conor McGregor could be an unlikely saviour for the UFC 249 main event Conor McGregor could fill in for Khabib Nurmagomedov and fight Tony Ferguson in the main event of UFC... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Will key workers get a pay rise?

Coronavirus UK: Will key workers get a pay rise?

While the UK remains on lockdown, only key workers can travel for work As the UK nears the end of its first week in coronavirus lockdown, most people across the country have... Read more ...

New York City police will force people off crowded subway cars to enforce...

New York City police will force people off crowded subway cars to enforce social distancing, even as trains fill to the brim with essential workers

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday the police will enforce social distancing on subways. Some trains have been crowded, commuters said, as essential workers are... Read more ...

EasyJet flights grounded: How long is the fleet grounded for and can you get...

EasyJet flights grounded: How long is the fleet grounded for and can you get refunds for cancelled flights?

EasyJet have grounded their entire fleet of planes in response to airport closures and a collapse in reservations due to the global coronavirus pandemic. Budget airline... Read more ...

Indian government launches portal for stranded foreign nationals

Indian government launches portal for stranded foreign nationals

The web portal helps reach out to foreign nationals who are stuck in the country because of the COVID-19 outbreak Read more ...

Furious Britons slam travel firms for 'dragging heels' on COVID-19 holiday...

Furious Britons slam travel firms for 'dragging heels' on COVID-19 holiday repayments

FURIOUS holidaymakers have hit out at travel firms online as they battle to get refunds for Easter breaks that were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Philippine Airlines to operate Manila-London roundtrip for stranded travellers

Philippine Airlines to operate Manila-London roundtrip for stranded travellers

Philippine Airlines will fly a single round-trip flight between Manila and London Heathrow on April 4 Read more ...

Guess our mystery picture location and you could win a prize - how to enter

Guess our mystery picture location and you could win a prize - how to enter

Mirror Travel's mystery picture competition is back for April - but do you recognise the location? Guess correctly and you could win a prize Read more ...