5th December 2019


Thomas Cook customers face further refund delays

Image copyright Getty Images Customers of defunct tour operator Thomas Cook have reacted angrily after learning they will face delays in getting refunds for Atol-protected package holidays. The Civil Aviation Authority originally said all valid…




Macron pension reform: Why are French workers on strike?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Port workers with smoke canisters march in Marseille against France’s pension reform plan France’s biggest strike in decades has shut down public transport services and reduced the number of…


British Steel’s French site advertised for sale

Image copyright Getty Images British Steel’s French factory has been advertised for sale separately from the UK operation, despite a Chinese firm’s deal to rescue the whole company. Last month, China’s Jingye agreed to buy…


UK household debts see big increase

Image copyright PA Media Debts excluding mortgages are on the rise in the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics. Debts including credit card debt and personal loans rose 11% to £119bn in the…


Lotus Evija: The £2.2m electric hypercar

The Lotus Evija will be the first all-British electric hypercar. The company says it will be the most powerful production car in existence with the capability of accelerating from 0-186mph (0-300km/h) in “significantly” less than…