Tour Operator Thomas Cook Collapses

British tour operator Thomas Cook collapsed after failing to meet its 11.59 pm deadline to pay its creditor the sum of £200 million and has been declared financially insolvent, thus leaving thousands of travelers stranded and putting over 20,000 jobs at risk. The UK Civil Aviation Authority has also canceled all Thomas Cook bookings.

British Airways Grounds Planes In 48 Hour Pilot Strike

UK’s flag carrier airline, British Airways pilots on Monday commenced a 48-hour strike, causing the airline to cancel most of its flights as well as disrupting travellers’ plans over a payment dispute.

Italy’s PM Conte Resigns

Italian Prime Minister Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has announced his resignation amid tensions mounting in the country even as Matteo Salvini pulled out on the 14-month coalition. Addressing parliament, Mr Conte launched a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Mr Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain.

Boris Johnson Reverse Theresa May's Student Visa Rules

Theresa May, when she was the home secretary in 2012, brought in rules that force international students to leave the UK four months after completing their degree. But the Boris Johnson government has decided to extend the period to two years after graduating.

Brexit : Jo Johnson Resigns As MP & Minister

The younger brother of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tendered his resignation as an MP and minister, he said he is "torn between family loyalty and the national interest".

Boris Johnson Appoints Nigerian Into Cabinet

Britain Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has appointed Nigerian Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch as Children and Families Minister. She has been the MP for Saffron Walden since 2017 after replacing Nadhim Zawahi. The appointment is coming as the new PM tries to constitute his new cabinet.

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