Thomas Cook collapse: German airline Condor seeks financial help

Image copyrightEPA Germany is considering issuing financial aid to the Condor airline after Thomas Cook declared bankruptcy. Thomas Cook, which has a 49% share in the airline, collapsed on Monday. Condor has applied for a bridging loan from the federal government and is awaiting a response, with German media reporting …

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‘Everyone has been kicked out of their rooms’

  Image copyrightJESS BEETONJess Beeton and Richard Berrington are on holiday on the Costa Almeria, Spain Holidaymakers who were abroad when Thomas Cook folded have been telling the BBC that their hotels have been demanding extra money from them. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) says people should not make extra payments. …

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Thomas Cook worker: ‘I’ve been thrown under a bus’

Married couple Hayley and Dan fear financial problems after both losing their Thomas Cook jobs Thomas Cook staff say they have been stranded overseas and fear they will not receive thousands of pounds in wages, following the collapse of the world’s oldest tour operator. Thomas Cook went into administration in …

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Pogba returns!

Paul Pogba has not played since Manchester United’s 1-1 draw at Southampton on 31 August Midfielder Paul Pogba is set to return to the Manchester United team for the Carabao Cup third-round tie against League One Rochdale on Wednesday. The 26-year-old’s ankle injury ruled him out of France’s Euro 2020 …

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Andy Murray beats Tennys Sandgren at Zhuhai Championships

Andy Murray is now ranked 413th in the world Andy Murray earned his first singles victory at Tour level since January with a three-set win over Tennys Sandgren in the first round of the Zhuhai Championships in China. Murray continued his comeback from hip resurfacing surgery by winning 6-3 6-7 …

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Best Fifa Football Awards 2019: Things you might have missed

The Best Fifa Football Awards were full of sophistication, swankiness and the odd bit of tomfoolery The Best Fifa Football Awards were full of sophistication, elegance and swankiness in Milan’s Teatro alla Scala. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp came up trumps in the best men’s player and best men’s coach …

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Man Utd: Ed Woodward says ‘everyone’ at club working on revival

Manchester United are eighth in the table after six Premier League matches Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward says “everyone at the club” is determined to bring back success by winning trophies. Speaking to club investors after the club reported record annual financial revenues of £627.1m, Woodward – unusually – …

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Dream Chaser part thirteen

I was supposed to be in school for one purpose only which was to study but these phases keep coming up which in turn became my downfall from the high top I had envisaged for me. I was too high up to remember the steep slopes I had had to …

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Bernardo Silva: FA contacts Man City over player’s tweet

Bernardo Silva (left) scored a hat-trick in Manchester City’s 8-0 defeat of Watford on Saturday The Football Association has written to Manchester City to ask the club for its response to a tweet sent by midfielder Bernardo Silva. Silva compared City team-mate Benjamin Mendy to the character on the packet …

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Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari will be ‘very hard to beat’

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc took the first two places in Singapore Championship leader Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari will be tough to beat for the rest of the season. Ferrari took their third consecutive victory in Singapore on Sunday as Mercedes’ Hamilton finished fourth. Hamilton believes it means Ferrari, …

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“Women, stop advising fellow women to stay in abusive Marriage”, Relationship Counselor shares chat from an old school friend who went through a scathing domestic abuse

Nigerian relationship counselor, Victor Ibeh took to Facebook to share chats in which an old school friend he reconnected with on the social media platform narrated a heart-wrenching domestic abuse she was subjected to. Asides being subjected to domestic abuse by her former husband who denied her a job in …

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Fire outbreak at Unity Bank head office (video)

Unity Bank’s head office on Victoria Island, Lagos State was gutted by fire on Monday morning, September 23rd. The cause of the fire incident is yet to be ascertained but the fire service has intervened and has brought the situation under control. The fire outbreak was confirmed by the bank …

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Dream chaser part twelve

I was struggling with the fact that I couldn’t do what others were doing and was always cooking up new ways to woo girls who wouldn’t ordinarily fall for my charms and as such lost ample time that should have been spent on studying, in short doing what I was …

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West Ham harms Manchester United

Andriy Yarmolenko’s second goal of the season opened the scoring at London Stadium Goals from Andriy Yarmolenko and Aaron Cresswell earned West Ham their second successive home win against Manchester United, who lost striker Marcus Rashford with a groin injury in the second half. Yarmolenko opened the scoring on the …

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Singapore GP: Sebastian Vettel beats team-mate Charles Leclerc

Sebastian Vettel ended his 13-month win drought with a controversial victory in the Singapore Grand Prix. The German benefited from unusual Ferrari strategy to leapfrog team-mate Charles Leclerc into the lead. Leclerc told the team over the radio that it was “unfair” and it will do little to reduce tension …

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