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Thomas Cook collapse: German company files for bankruptcy

Thomas Cook collapse: German company files for bankruptcy

Thomas Cook's German subsidiary has announced it is filing for insolvency in an attempt to save its national brands after...

‘The devil’s excrement’: How did oil become so important?

‘The devil’s excrement’: How did oil become so important?

It was 27 August 1859, and a crucial message had been sent. Entrepreneur Edwin Drake's last financial backer had finally...

Juul boss Kevin Burns steps down amid vaping concerns

Juul boss Kevin Burns steps down amid vaping concerns

Kevin Burns, chief executive of vaping firm Juul, has stepped down, amid growing concerns around vaping health risks and criticism...

IMF names Kristalina Georgieva as new head

IMF names Kristalina Georgieva as new head

Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva has been selected as the new managing director of the International Monetary Fund. Ms Georgieva, who...

Arts and Entertainment

Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson

Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson

Tom Hanks' sister has opened about how her sibling is feeling in the wake of being contaminated with the coronavirus,...

Tom Hanks to get lifetime achievement award at Golden Globes

Tom Hanks to get lifetime achievement award at Golden Globes

Tom Hanks is to be honoured with a lifetime achievement award at next year's Golden Globe awards. The Hollywood Foreign...

Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead lyricist, dies aged 78

Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead lyricist, dies aged 78

Robert Hunter, who wrote some of the Grateful Dead's most vivid and poetic lyrics, has died at the age of...

The Thunder Girls: Play lifts lid on toxic pop reunions and showbiz sexism

The Thunder Girls: Play lifts lid on toxic pop reunions and showbiz sexism

Producers, promoters and publishers turned down Melanie Blake's story The Thunder Girls for two decades because it's about four women...