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Harry and Meghan in South Africa on first tour since baby's birth

Harry and Meghan in South Africa on first tour since baby's birth

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan were in South Africa on Monday for their first overseas tour since the birth of their first child. Later in the trip, Harry will rekindle memories of the couple’s courtship in Botswana and of his mother Diana in Angola. Meghan, an American former actress,...

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8K TVs Get an Official Definition and Logo

8K TVs Get an Official Definition and Logo

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to buy a new 1080p TV as 4K resolution has become the norm, but now we’re getting an official definition and logo for what comes next: 8K Ultra High Definition displays. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has revealed what the requirements are for a television to claim it’s officially 8K. The...

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Arlo Pro 3 Is a Weatherproof, Wireless QHD Home Security Cam

Arlo Pro 3 Is a Weatherproof, Wireless QHD Home Security Cam

Arlo has announced its newest home security camera, the Arlo Pro 3, which stays close to its predecessor’s price while increasing resolution and viewing angle, and adding the useful design elements introduced in the higher-end Arlo Ultra. The Arlo Pro 3 is a QHD camera with a resolution of 2,560 by 2,560, a significant jump...

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Factbox – Who loses and who gains from the demise of Thomas Cook?

Factbox – Who loses and who gains from the demise of Thomas Cook?

(Reuters) – The world’s oldest travel firm Thomas Cook (TCG.L) collapsed on Monday, stranding more than half a million holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history. An announcement at a Thomas Cook Airlines counter reads “this counter is closed today” at Duesseldorf Airport, Germany September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang...

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From tree to chair without the carpentry: UK couple grows furniture

From tree to chair without the carpentry: UK couple grows furniture

WIRKSWORTH, England (Reuters) – On a two-acre field in England’s Midlands, Gavin and Alice Munro are taking sustainability to the next level: they harvest trees which they train to grow into chairs. Full Grown field manager Ed Lound saws a tree which has been growing for six years into the shape of a chair in...

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Thomas Cook operator in Egypt says 25,000 bookings cancelled – statement

Thomas Cook operator in Egypt says 25,000 bookings cancelled – statement

CAIRO (Reuters) – Thomas Cook (TCG.L) operator Blue Sky Group said on Monday that 25,000 reservations in Egypt booked up to April 2020 had been cancelled. The cancellations came as Thomas Cook, the world’s oldest travel firm, collapsed, forcing governments and insurance companies to coordinate a huge operation to return home some 600,000 travellers. Blue...

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Countries' different reactions to Thomas Cook bankruptcy

Countries' different reactions to Thomas Cook bankruptcy

(Reuters) – British travel operator Thomas Cook (TCG.L) ran hotels, resorts and airlines ferrying 19 million people a year to 16 different countries. It currently has 600,000 people abroad, forcing governments and insurance companies to coordinate a huge operation to bring them all home. A closed Thomas Cook check-in service is pictured at the Frankfurt...

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PM Johnson: Don't expect Brexit breakthrough in New York

PM Johnson: Don't expect Brexit breakthrough in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cautioned on Monday that there would be no Brexit breakthrough at talks with European leaders in New York as gaps remained, but said significant progress had been made on striking a deal. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves after a meeting with Luxembourg’s Prime...

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Thomas Cook shareholder says firm to be sold as whole or in parts

Thomas Cook shareholder says firm to be sold as whole or in parts

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Thomas Cook (TCG.L) will be sold as a whole or in parts after its collapse, the company’s second-largest shareholder said on Monday, adding he would see what is offered before deciding whether to buy more assets. Neset Kockar, who holds an 8% stake in the UK-based travel firm, said Thomas Cook owes...

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