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August 5, 2017 8:51 PM Financier Guy Hands pumps £13.3m into his country house hotel chain to plug losses

Financier Guy Hands injected £13.3 million of cash into his loss-making country house hotel chain last year, to add to the millions he has already invested in the company. Hand Picked Hotels, run by his wife Julia, owns 20 hotels across the British Isles, including the Grand Jersey hotel and spa and Bailbrook House, Bath. Guy Hands put in the funds via Alscot 85

July 27, 2017 2:53 PM Jeff Bezos: Amazon founder is world's new richest man

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has overtaken Bill Gates to become the world's richest person, worth $91.4bn (£70bn). A 2.5% rise in Amazon shares on Thursday means Mr Bezos's wealth has now eclipsed the Microsoft co-founder by $1.4bn, according to Forbes. Mr Bezos, 53, owns about 17% of the shares in Amazon, whose value has now exceeded $500bn. The online 119

July 27, 2017 7:51 AM Furious passengers confront easyJet staff at Luton airport when their flight to Ibiza is delayed OVERNIGHT because pilot's wife went into labour

Furious passengers confronted easyJet staff after their flight to Ibiza was delayed overnight because the pilot's wife went into labour. Video footage filmed at the airport showed disgruntled holidaymakers swear and shout after learning their 8pm flight was delayed. Passengers had already gone through security and were waiting to board the plane at 7.30pm when they were told it wasn't 24

July 25, 2017 11:33 AM The AA names Berkshire and Surrey as hospitality top spots

The county is home to Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck in Bray, which holds five red AA rosettes, and the five red star Hurley House hotel and restaurant. Berkshire received an ‘outstanding’ score of 84%, the highest of 47 regions ranked by their average ratings for restaurants, hotels, B&Bs, caravan and campsites. “If a county scores over 80% is should 18

July 24, 2017 2:04 PM The county loved by George Clooney and Kate Winslet is named as the best in England for tourists: Berkshire claims top honours in AA ranking

The AA has named Berkshire as the best county in England to visit when it comes to hospitality. After ranking the country's 47 regions by their average rating across four categories - B&Bs, hotels, caravan & campsites and restaurants - the south east spot came out on top. The county, which has attracted the likes of George Clooney, Kate Winslet and Ricky 27

July 22, 2017 6:25 PM Greek holiday island battles to recover from deadly quake

The Greek holiday island of Kos on Saturday was struggling to recover from a quake that killed two people and injured hundreds, with tourists facing flight delays and the damaged main harbour closed for a second day. The 6.7-magnitude tremor also left hundreds more injured in the Turkish resort of Bodrum, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) across the sea from Kos. "Given 66

July 22, 2017 6:25 PM Damage to monuments examined as aftershocks rock Kos

Residents and tourists were still jittery as a series of aftershocks continued to rock the island. A tremor measuring a preliminary 4.4 magnitude struck at 8.09pm local time (6.09pm BST), sending residents and restaurant customers running towards the middle of the town's main square, as far away as possible from buildings. Sixteen minutes later, a second 61

July 21, 2017 9:08 PM Britain's refugee system criticised as Syrian family's hotel stay tops £28k

BRITAIN’s refugee system was criticised last night after it was revealed that a Syrian family’s hotel stay while they fight to be allowed to remain in Britain has cost £28,000 so far. They claim their lives would be at risk if they were returned to Syria and so have been put up in a hotel for 10 months. Tory MP Peter Bone said: “If someone has the right 28

July 12, 2017 4:48 AM Anti-tobacco squad cracks down on violators of COTPA 2003

Jamshedpur: A workshop for the anti-tobacco flying squad was organized at the Zila Parishad office on Tuesday. Soon after the workshop, a team led by additional district magistrate (law and order), Subodh Kumar, launched a drive against violators of The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act 2003 across the city. A fine of Rs 200 each was imposed 123

July 10, 2017 8:51 PM CITY DIARY: Carney's gay pride could come before a very embarassing fall

Mark Carney allowed the LBGT rainbow flag to be hoisted over the Bank of England to mark last weekend's gay pride celebrations. Wonder if Bank of England staff, currently preparing to strike over a pay dispute, are charmed by the governor's posturing? The Spectator claims morale in Threadneedle Street is at rock bottom under Carney's 'humourless' tenure 74