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Cristina Mittermeier is fighting climate change, one photograph at a time     – CNET

Cristina Mittermeier is fighting climate change, one photograph at a time – CNET

This story is part of Road Trip 2019, profiles of the troublemakers and trailblazers who are designing our future. As she crouches precariously on the uneven shoreline of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, a protected area just outside of Tulum in Mexico’s Quintana Roo state, Cristina Mittermeier shakes her head. “Some days, it’s hard to...

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Labour government will mobilise finance on scale not seen since post-war reconstruction – McDonnell

Labour government will mobilise finance on scale not seen since post-war reconstruction – McDonnell

FILE PHOTO: British Labour politician John McDonnell speaks to media outside the BBC headquarters after appearing on the Andrew Marr show in London, Britain July 7, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) – A government run by Labour Party will mobilise financial resources on a scale not seen since the reconstruction of Britain after World...

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Corbyn faces showdown with party members over Brexit

Corbyn faces showdown with party members over Brexit

BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party will vote to decide its Brexit strategy on Monday, with leader Jeremy Corbyn heading for a showdown with his members over whether the party should back staying in the European Union. Britain’s Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the opening rally of The World Transformed festival...

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Labour's McDonnell to set out plans for shorter working week – speech text

Labour's McDonnell to set out plans for shorter working week – speech text

British Labour MP John McDonnell is seen in the conference centre of the Labour party annual conference in Brighton, Britain September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) – A government led by Britain’s Labour Party would reduce the average full-time working week to 32 hours within the next decade, its finance policy chief John...

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Turkey could miss out on 700,000 tourists a year after Thomas Cook collapse – hotel federation

Turkey could miss out on 700,000 tourists a year after Thomas Cook collapse – hotel federation

FILE PHOTO: Passengers leave an airplane with the Thomas Cook livery at Manchester Airport, Manchester, Britain September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey could miss out on 600,000-700,000 tourists a year following the collapse of British tourism agency Thomas Cook (TCG.L) on Monday, the head of Turkey’s Hoteliers Federation (TUROFED) said. TUROFED chairman...

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'Absolutely gutted' – demise of Thomas Cook wrecks travellers' plans

'Absolutely gutted' – demise of Thomas Cook wrecks travellers' plans

MALLORCA, Spain (Reuters) – Holidaymakers stranded by the collapse of Thomas Cook (TCG.L), the world’s oldest travel firm, desperately scrambled for information on Monday on how to get home, as Britain mounted its largest peacetime repatriation effort. Passengers are seen at check-in points at Enfidha-Hammamet International Airport, Tunisia September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi At airports...

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Thomas Cook's collapse strands about 50,000 in Greece, hotels fret

Thomas Cook's collapse strands about 50,000 in Greece, hotels fret

ATHENS (Reuters) – About 50,000 tourists are stranded in Greece and mainly on island resorts after British travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed, the tourism minister said on Monday as extra flights were booked to ease their return home. People line up in front of a counter of Thomas Cook at the Heraklion airport on the...