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The UK's 'worst' airport revealed

Image copyright Sean McMullan Image caption In March, passengers had to queue outside the airport in freezing conditions due to delays at security Long queues, crowded terminals and pricey parking charges have led to Belfast International being rated the UK's worst airport in a survey by consumer magazine Which?.Customers gave the airport an approval score…
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Hong Kong tourism falls 40% as protests continue

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA police officer draws his gun and aims at protesters Hong Kong's airport buildingThe number of tourists visiting Hong Kong tumbled in August as anti-government protests gripped the city, in a sign of the mounting economic cost of the unrest. In a blog post, Hong Kong Financial…
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Amber Rudd quits cabinet blaming Brexit inaction

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmber Rudd: "80-90% of government time is going into preparing for no-deal"Amber Rudd has quit Boris Johnson's cabinet, with an outspoken attack on the government's approach to Brexit. The ex-work and pensions secretary said the government was having no "formal negotiations" with the EU about a new…
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China exports fall in August as US trade war bites

Image copyright Getty Images China's exports unexpectedly fell in August as shipments to the US slowed sharply, adding to worries about the effects of the two nations' trade war. China is expected to announce more support measures soon, to avert the risk of a sharp economic slowdown.These could include the first cuts in four years…
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Trump probed over airport spending in Scotland

Image copyright Reuters A US Congressional committee is investigating President Donald Trump in connection with a potential conflict of interest over military spending at a Scottish airport near his golf resort. The House Oversight and Reform Committee says expenditure at Prestwick airport has "increased substantially" since Mr Trump came into office.The debt-ridden airport has been…
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British Airways strike due to start at midnight

Image copyright Getty Images British Airways pilots will begin a two-day strike at midnight in their ongoing dispute over pay and conditions. Passengers are being told not to go to airports and BA says most have made alternative arrangements. Both BA and the pilots' union Balpa have indicated that they are willing to start new…