12th July 2019

The pound’s fall: a tale of two cities

Image copyright AFP Image caption Times Square Rob and Chloe are sharing a small Starbucks while admiring the bright lights of New York’s Times Square. Coffee cost? Almost $5. They’ve also had a cake and…





Heathrow strike threat to summer holiday travel

Image copyright Reuters Holidaymakers jetting off on summer breaks could be hit by strike action planned at London’s Heathrow airport. More than 4,000 workers at the airport – including customer service, engineering and security staff…



Iran warns UK tanker seizure ‘dangerous game’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The oil tanker is suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria Iran has reiterated calls for the UK to release an Iranian-owned oil tanker which was detained by Royal Marines…




Thomas Cook in £750m rescue deal talks

Image copyright Getty Images Troubled travel company Thomas Cook is in £750m rescue talks with banks and its largest shareholder, Fosun. The measures, which have not been finalised, would see the Chinese investor buy the…