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Factbox: Key dates in the history of tour company Thomas Cook

28 days ago   |   By Reuters

Thomas Cook , the world's oldest travel firm, collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history.
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Thomas Cook travel firm collapses, hundreds of thousands stranded

28 days ago   |   By National Post

Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel firm, collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of travelers around the globe and launching the biggest peacetime repatriation effort in British history. Here are the latest stories:
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Thomas Cook collapses: What next and why?

28 days ago   |   By National Post

LONDON - Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel firm, collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history.
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UK airline & tour operator Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, leaving 600,000 travelers in limbo

UK airline & tour operator Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, leaving 600,000 travelers in limbo

28 days ago   |   By RT

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has announced that Thomas Cook Group, a major tour operator and airline, has ceased trading with immediate effect, with all flights and previously booked tours cancelled.
It is estimated that at least 600,000 people all across the globe will be affected, forcing governments to coordinate with insurance companies and other airlines to help their citizens return home. The UK's civil aviation watchdog has pledged to help some 150,000 Brits currently abroad, but the fate of the remaining customers remains unclear.
“I would like to apologise to our millions of...
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National Weather Service confirms tornado touches down in Dallas

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