Περιληψη : British travel company Thomas Cook said it has entered into compulsory liquidation and that all bookings, including flights and holidays, had been canceled—a shutdown affecting more than 600
,000 global vacationers.
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Layton Roche and Natalie Wells were on their way to the airport to get married in Greece when the Thomas Cook news broke.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority has set up a dedicated helpline in an effort to mitigate travel chaos and panic among the customers of Thomas Cook travel giant, whose bankruptcy affected an estimated 600,000 people.
The world's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history.
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A huge repatriation effort has begun after company ceases trading with immediate effect, causing flights to be cancelled.
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The UK government has stated it has plans in place to rescue stranded holidaymakers.
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A government spokesperson confirmed the casualties as emergency workers continue to comb through the site.
It currently has 600,000 people abroad, forcing governments and insurance companies to coordinate.
Περιληψη : Iran said a British-flagged tanker it seized in July on alleged maritime violations is free to leave, ending a monthslong standoff with the U.K. ahead of a United Nations summit where it fac
es tough questions over attacks on rival Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities.
Stena Impero was dramatically seized on 19 July, sparking crisis in shipping in Gulf.
An Iranian official has confirmed that all legal steps to facilitate the release of the UK-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero have been completed and the vessel is free to leave.