Even a pandemic can’t keep Ryanair from flying higher

Although profits may be down this week, the airline’s shares – and its chief executive’s optimism – are defying gravity Who’s afraid of the Delta variant? Not Michael O’Leary. Over the last 16 months of sickness, death and lockdown, the billionaire Ryanair boss has rediscovered his controversy button and has […]

Lorry drivers plan to strike over low pay and poor working conditions

Nearly 3,000 hauliers are proposing a ‘stay at home’ day, prompting fears over already creaking food supply chains Lorry drivers are planning a nationwide strike over their working conditions, prompting warnings that this would magnify food shortages and cripple the country’s already creaking supply chains. Hauliers are proposing a “stay […]

Vatican reveals it owns more than 5,000 properties

Real estate holdings published for first time show it owns 4,051 properties in Italy, 1,120 abroad The Vatican has released information on its real estate holdings for the first time, revealing it owns more than 5,000 properties, as part of its most detailed financial disclosures ever. The information released on […]

UK holidaymakers booked for France could lose money if they do not go

Some accommodation providers refuse to defer breaks despite Covid quarantine decision See all our coronavirus coverage Holidaymakers who were hoping to head to France in the coming weeks are in some cases being told by accommodation providers that they will lose their money if they do not turn up. Last […]