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  • Should you buy Thomas Cook Group plc (LON: TCG) ahead of easyJet plc (LON: EZJ) and International Consolidated Airlns Grp SA (LON: IAG)?

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  • European shares rose on Tuesday as Democrat Hillary Clinton was perceived by financial market participants to be the winner of the first U.S. presidential debate, although equities traded off day's highs ...

  • British travel company Thomas Cook stuck to its annual profit guidance on Tuesday, after strong demand for summer holidays to destinations other than Turkey helped offset pressure on the group. Exposure to Turkey, the group's second most popular destination in 2015, has dragged on Thomas Cook (Frankfurt: A0MR3W - news) …

  • Britain's Thomas Cook sticks to annual guidance Reuters - UK Focus - 7 hours ago
    UK airport passengers face walks of up to 1km from check-in to departure

    British travel company Thomas Cook stuck to its annual profit guidance on Tuesday, after strong demand for summer holidays to destinations other than Turkey helped offset pressure on the group.

  • WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) — A bus driver has been ticketed for an unsafe lane change after two New Jersey Transit buses headed to New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal collided in the Lincoln Tunnel, injuring 44 people.

  • The Federal Reserve will seek significantly more capital from the largest U.S. banks and give some relief to smaller lenders as it updates its annual stress test, Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said on Monday. The reforms will include a new capital buffer to better protect the financial system from a shock at the nation's …

  • ** Since peaking in early Sept, Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund eroding back to its early Aug breakout point. Should then snap higher, else threaten failed advance, refocus on major support ** Financials, ...

  • The Federal Reserve will seek significantly more capital from the largest U.S. banks and give some relief to smaller banks as it considers reforms to its annual 'stress test,' Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said on Monday. The reforms will include a new capital 'buffer' to better protect the financial system from a shock …

  • BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Florida-bound Spirit Airlines jet with 142 people aboard has made a safe emergency landing in New York after a reported mechanical problem.

  • Air Berlin eyes big shake-up in bid to restore finances - sources Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Sep 26, 2016 13:08 BST

    FRANKFURT/BERLIN, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Loss-ridden German airline Air Berlin (LSE: 0GPE.L - news) is in talks over a broad restructuring that could halve its fleet and cut 1,000 mainly sales and marketing jobs to shore up its finances and restore profitability, industry sources said on Monday. Air Berlin and shareholder …

  • ** InterContinental Hotels falls 3.8 pct after Morgan Stanley downgrades to "underweight" from "equalweight" ** Broker says it expects US revenue growth to continue to weaken ** Airbnb ...

  • Restored historic ship returning to once-devastated seaport Associated Press - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 17:13 BST
    In this Sept. 15, 2016 photo, the Wavertree is under restoration at Caddell Dry Dock and Repair Co. in the Staten Island borough of New York. One of the last large sailing ships made of wrought-iron, and the largest still afloat, will again grace a berth of the South Street Seaport Museum when it returns on Sept. 24, after more than a year of restoration. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    NEW YORK (AP) — After a yearlong renovation, an iron-hulled sailing ship built in 1885 is returning to New York City's seaport district as the centerpiece of a museum that is making a comeback after having the wind knocked out of its sails after Superstorm Sandy.

  • German airline TUIfly says no plans to link up with UK's easyJet Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 17:04 BST

    TUIfly has denied suggestions that the German airline is planning to link up with Britain's easyJet but declined to comment directly on a report that another European airline was interested in buying the airline. A German magazine report said on Thursday that easyJet was close to taking a stake in TUIfly, part of travel …

  • 'We profit from other investors' mistakes' Telegraph - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 15:56 BST

    'We profit from other investors' mistakes'

  • Second European carrier looking at TUIFly deal - labour representative Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 14:57 BST

    A second European carrier could be interested in a stake in German charter airline TUIFly, part of travel and tourism group TUI (LSE: 0NLA.L - news) , following interest from Britain's easyJet, a TUIFly labour representative said on Friday. A German magazine reported on Thursday that easyJet is close to taking a stake …

  • Qantas passengers evacuated in Australia amid fumes in cabin Associated Press - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 14:30 BST
    FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 file photo, a Qantas jet taxis on the runway at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia. Around 100 passengers on board a Qantas regional jet in Australia were evacuated via the plane's emergency slides upon landing on Friday, Sept. 23 after the crew noticed fumes inside the cabin, officials said. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)

    SYDNEY (AP) — About 100 passengers on board a Qantas regional jet in Australia were evacuated via the plane's emergency slides upon landing Friday after the crew noticed fumes inside the cabin, officials said.

  • Are these the FTSE 250’s hottest growth stocks? Fool.co.uk - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 13:47 BST

    Royston Wild highlights a cluster of FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) growth greats.

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  • Beached boats, pink water as drought saps Great Salt Lake Associated Press - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 04:25 BST
    A bison crosses the beach on the shore of Antelope Island, the largest of several islands on Utah's Great Salt Lake on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. The massive lake, key to the state's economy and identity, is skirting record low levels after years of below-average precipitation and record heat. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — On the southern shore of Utah's Great Salt Lake, more than 100 boats are sitting high and dry in a parking lot, unable to sail the shallow, drought-stricken sea.

  • May Ditches Cameron's Line-Up Of Top Business Advisers Sky News - Thu, Sep 22, 2016 14:33 BST
    May ditches Cameron's line-up of top business advisers

    Theresa May has moved to distance herself further from her predecessor's style of government by ditching the bosses of easyJet, Whitbread and Legal & General as advisers.

  • Easyjet near taking stake in TUIFly - manager magazin Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Sep 22, 2016 12:33 BST

    British budget carrier easyJet is close to taking a stake in German airline TUIFly in order to secure flying rights in Europe even after Britain leaves the European Union, German publication manager magazin ...

  • TUI launches sale of Travelopia arm Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 17:18 BST

    Europe's biggest tour operator TUI has picked advisers to launch the sale of specialist holiday arm Travelopia in a deal potentially worth 500-600 million euros . TUI has asked Citigroup to find a buyer ...

  • Finding the right credit card for a free vacation Associated Press - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 17:12 BST
    FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, file photo, a paddleboarder looks our over the Pacific Ocean as the sun sets off of Waikiki Beach, in Honolulu. Airline mileage cards usually aren’t the best way to earn a free vacation. For most fliers, a cash back credit card could be the most rewarding path. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

    NEW YORK (AP) — Many frequent fliers are buzzing about the latest travel rewards credit card — one that comes with a hefty $450 annual fee but offers a juicy 100,000 point bonus at sign-up.

  • Theme park association plans move to Orlando Associated Press - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 16:44 BST

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The largest association for the theme park industry is moving its headquarters to what many consider to be the theme park capital of the world.

  • TUI launches sale of specialist travel portfolio Travelopia - sources Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 15:04 BST

    Europe's leading tour operator TUI has picked advisors to launch the sale of a portfolio of specialist travel brands in a deal potentially worth 500-600 million euros as it continues a push to sell non-core ...

  • Jet2.com launches new London flights on strong holiday demand Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 14:39 BST

    British tour operator Jet2.com said it would start flying 21 new routes from London Stansted airport next year in a show of confidence in holiday demand despite an increasingly competitive European flight market. Jet2.com's new base at Stansted will give it a presence in southern England for the first time.

  • Part of Prague's iconic Dancing House turns into hotel Associated Press - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 13:41 BST
    A view of the Dancing House in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. For many of millions tourists from all over the globe who flood the picturesque Czech capital every year, to take a selfie in front of Prague's Dancing House has become as obvious part of their visit as a walk on a medieval Charles Bridge. Now, they have an option to stay there as part of it has been turned into a hotel with a magnificent view from its rooms. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    PRAGUE (AP) — For many of the millions of tourists who flood the Czech capital every year, taking a selfie in front of the Dancing House has become as important as walking across the medieval Charles Bridge.

  • 2 FTSE 250 stars with dynamite dividend potential! Fool.co.uk - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 13:40 BST

    Royston Wild discusses the investment prospects of two FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) income giants.

  • Is the worst over for these FTSE 100 fallers? Fool.co.uk - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 07:05 BST

    Edward Sheldon looks at two investor favourites that have fallen heavily. Is there more to come or is a rebound on the cards?

  • Atlantic City casino gets named Ten; 2017 opening planned Associated Press - Tue, Sep 20, 2016 21:14 BST
    FILE - In this June 14, 2016, file photo, Glenn Straub, the new owner of the former Revel casino in Atlantic City, N.J., walks outside the resort. On Tuesday Sept. 20, 2016, Straub was to go before a state redevelopment agency for one of several approvals he needs before he can reopen the property under the new name "Ten" in the first quarter of 2017.   (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — In terms of success, Atlantic City's former Revel casino was a zero.

  • The Latest: Atlantic City casino renamed Ten; plan advanced Associated Press - Tue, Sep 20, 2016 20:32 BST

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the planned reopening of Atlantic City's former Revel casino. (all times local):

  • Glaxo becomes seventh female-led FTSE 100 firm AFP - Tue, Sep 20, 2016 18:49 BST
    Glaxo becomes seventh female-led FTSE 100 firm

    GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) new CEO designate, Emma Walmsley on September 19, 2016

  • Air France blames attacks, strikes as fall in bookings accelerates Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Sep 20, 2016 16:46 BST

    Air France (Paris: FR0000031122 - news) shares hit their lowest in four years on Tuesday after the airline's boss Jean-Marc Janaillac said it expected a further decline in bookings in the coming months as a result of Islamist militant attacks and a cabin crew strike. Militant attacks in France have hit tourism in the …

  • GVC Holdings plc (LON: GVC) has more appeal than Ladbrokes plc (LON: LAD). Here's why.

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