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  • Monarch airlines says flights operating as normal

    Budget airline Monarch says its flights are operating as normal following 'negative speculation' about its financial health.

    BBC News23 mins ago
  • You may be owed hundreds of dollars in compensation for flight delays—here’s how I got my money from American Airlines

    Waiting is universally annoying but flight delays are particularly so: being stuck in an airport waiting for a flight you expected to leave feels like being held against your will. However, if you are flying out of Europe (with any airline, to anywhere in the world) you can be compensated for a…

    Quartz
  • Fleetwood :A town taking its health seriously

    Lifestyle choices such as smoking, drinking, poor diet and lack of exercise are costing the NHS in England as much as £11bn a year.

    BBC News
  • Why city planners want to kill off cars before cars kill you

    Cities are bigger than ever and, for many, the car is the only conceivable option for getting around them to where they need to be. So how come academics in the city-planning world are advising on changes—like making parking more expensive—that will make it harder to drive rather than easier? Turns…

    Quartz
  • Philippines reports first Zika pregnancy case

    The Philippines on Monday reported its first known case of a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus that threatens unborn babies, as authorities warned people to avoid mosquitos. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said 12 cases of Zika had been detected across the Philippines this month, including…

    AFP
  • Rugby union - Injured Tuilagi set to miss autumn Tests

    - Centre Manu Tuilagi is set to miss England's autumn Tests against South Africa, Australia, Argentina and Fiji with a groin injury, his club Leicester said Sunday. The 25-year-old has not played since the first game of the English Premiership season and the Tigers' director of rugby Richard…

    AFP
  • Mall shooting suspect: 'Creepy,' multiple arrests, disputes

    As investigators tried to piece together information on Arcan Cetin, who was arrested Saturday evening after a nearly 24-hour manhunt, a picture emerged of a troubled young man. Cetin said nothing and appeared “zombie-like” when he was taken into custody on a sidewalk outside his apartment complex…

    Associated Press
  • Google's New Travel App Could Hurt These Companies

    Google is broadening its presence in online travel services, and this could hurt other companies in the sector.

    Motley Fool
  • What Investors Need to Know From Philip Morris' New Tobacco Study

    The company is trying to gain support for new reduced risk products. Is it working? Will it help the company grow long-term?

    Motley Fool
  • Iconic natural arch collapses on Moroccan beach

    Rabat (AFP) - They were among Morocco's best-known natural wonders: two immense rock archways towering over Legzira beach on the Atlantic coast. But on Friday afternoon one of them collapsed.

    AFP
  • ObamaCare Mandates Are Dead — Even If Hillary Wins

    ObamaCare isn't going to survive in its current form, even if Hillary Clinton is elected.

    Investor's Business Daily
  • Chirac remains ill in hospital, wife discharged

    Former French president Jacques Chirac remains in hospital in Paris where he is being treated for a lung infection, while his wife Bernadette has been discharged after four days recovering from "exhaustion", their family said Saturday. "After four days of treatment and rest, Bernadette Chirac left…

    AFP
  • Brain scan math study reveals numeracy is not always linked to our vision

    Neuroscientists have demonstrated that vision is not as tightly wrapped up with math as we might think it is. That has big implications for our understanding of how the brain works.

    Digital Trends
  • Aerial pesticide 'key driver' of Zika's end in Miami

    The use of a controversial pesticide, sprayed from overhead on a Miami neighborhood, was a "key driver" in ending the local spread of the Zika virus there, US health officials said Friday. Aerial spraying with naled, which is banned in the European Union, and with a larvicide called Bti provided a…

    AFP
  • Oral drug delivery company says opioid lawsuit has no merit

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the companies alleged to have conspired to keep generic versions of a popular opioid treatment off the market said that an antitrust lawsuit filed Thursday has no merit.

    Associated Press
  • Marriott's Starwood purchase makes largest hotel chain

    The US hotels giant Marriott International on Friday announced it had completed its takeover of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, creating the world's largest hotel company. Shareholders in both companies had voted in April to approve the takeover after the Chinese insurer Anbang abandoned efforts to…

    AFP
  • Cancer blogger Anna Swabey fundraising target met

    The target of raising £100,000 created by a blogger Anna Swabey, who was killed by brain cancer, is met on the day of her funeral.

    BBC News