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UK brings travelers home as Thomas Cook bosses criticized

Sep. 24, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's biggest repatriation effort since World War II ramped up Tuesday as questions swirled over the pay that Thomas Cook executives received in the run-up to the tour operator's collapse. As uncertain Thomas Cook customers made their way to airports around the world, Britain's Civil...

UK government urged to help save Thomas Cook holiday firm

Sep. 21, 2019 11:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government was urged Saturday to step in and prevent Thomas Cook, one of the world's oldest and largest travel companies, from going bust potentially within days, a development that could leave around 150,000 British holidaymakers struggling to get home. The Transport Salaried...

UK blocks aerospace takeover by US investor over security

Sep. 18, 2019 8:29 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government is halting the takeover of a U.K. aerospace company by a U.S. private equity firm to assess whether it affects national security. Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom said Wednesday that the competition watchdog would look into the security implications of the sale of...