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EasyJet to cancel more than 200 half-term flights from Gatwick

Image source, Dean MorleyImage caption, There were long queues at Gatwick Airport on FridayEasyJet is to cancel more than 200 flights over the next 10 days, causing disruption for families heading abroad on half-term holidays.The airline said about 24 flights a day from London's Gatwick airport would be cancelled between 28 May and 6 June.…
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Japan opens up to foreign tourists after two years

By Nadeem ShadBBC NewsImage source, Getty Images After being closed to tourists for two years, Japan is opening its borders to visitors from 98 countries and regions.It marks the most significant moment so far in the country's slow relaxation of its Covid-19 entry restrictions. But some restrictions will remain, including a requirement to visit the…
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Cost of living crisis: Sheerness cafe owner sleeps on shop floor to save money

Steve Jackson sleeps on the floor of the Jacksonwood Vintage Tea Rooms in Kent as he can't always afford the petrol to get home - and regularly skips meals to help him pay the bills.Since the cost of living crisis started earlier this year, Mr Jackson said he's lost half of his trade.Now down to…
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Brits set to spend millions on Platinum Jubilee merchandise

By Sarah RogersBusiness reporter, BBC NewsImage source, AFPImage caption, People are gearing up for street parties similar to the celebrations marking the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012From street parties to collectables, the nation is set spend millions on royal memorabilia to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.Her Majesty's 70-year reign is being marked with a four…
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McDonald's defeats billionaire Carl Icahn in vote over pigs

Image source, Getty ImagesBillionaire Carl Icahn, who had hoped to shake up the McDonald's board to improve its treatment of pregnant pigs, has been defeated in a vote.Only 1% of shareholders voted in favour of the nominees put forward by Mr Icahn, an investor in the firm.McDonald's had fought Mr Icahn's demands, saying they were…
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Rishi Sunak hints at more help with rising cost of living

Media caption, Watch: Rishi Sunak asked why “someone like you” receives cost of living helpChancellor Rishi Sunak has hinted he could provide more help for households struggling with soaring living costs, promising: "We will get through this."He has announced a £400 discount on all energy bills, part-funded by a windfall tax on oil and gas…