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Mallorca holidaymakers ‘feared for their lives’ after angry locals pelted six tourist coaches with missiles

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Mallorca holidaymakers ‘feared for their lives’ after angry locals pelted six tourist coaches with missiles


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Aer Lingus pushes 'rescue' sale as Ryanair issues flight cancellations update

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Alfred Sant requests European Commission action on Ryanair flight cancellations

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Alfred Sant requests European Commission action on Ryanair flight cancellations


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Burned-out French chef gives back Michelin stars

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Burned-out French chef gives back Michelin stars


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Man finds dead rodent in salad at Reykjavik restaurant

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Man finds dead rodent in salad at Reykjavik restaurant


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Ryanair reveals FULL list of cancelled flights over next six weeks as airline admits it 'messed up' pilot holidays

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Mallorca holidaymakers ‘feared for their lives’ after angry locals pelted six tourist coaches with missiles
TOURISTS arriving at Mallorca's airport were put in danger when their coach was pelted with eggs. Business leaders say whoever was responsible for the attack on six buses put the lives of the drivers, holidaymakers and other road users at risk. The Tourist Transport Federation for the Balearic Islands said on its Twitter site: "This endangered lives!" Three different bus companies reported incidents on the same night after picking up tourists, either to take them back to the airport or to their hotels   Read More ...
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Rory McIlroy expects merger of PGA Tour and European Tour
PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: Four-times major winner Rory McIlroy believes the PGA Tour will eventually merge with the European Tour as it is "counter-productive" for them to compete against each other. The Northern Irishman said one way of achieving a unified circuit would be if the US-based circuit bought the European Tour and continued to run its events. "The World Tour, it's going to happen one day and I think it has to," McIlroy, who failed to qualify for this week's Tour Championship in Atlanta, told the "No Laying Up" golf podcast   Read More ...
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French chef: Take my Michelin stars away 
Michelin-starred chef Sebastien Bras has asked the world famous dining guide to drop him. Bras, whose Le Suquet restaurant in the French village of Laguiole earned three Michelin stars in 1999, served up a two-course explanation to AFP news agency. One reason was the “huge pressure” that comes with the distinction. Another was that he wanted to “open a new chapter in my professional life without the award of the Michelin Guide   Read More ...
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The five simple cooking mistakes that could be making you FATTER
Home cooked meals are generally more nutritious and contain less calories, but there are a few mistakes you could be making that can make your food less healthy.   Read More ...
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Reykjavík's First Outside Food Market Opens
"You said you wanted more raw goods at Hlemmur and we listened. So we decided to expand on our variety with a special outside food market with emphasis on fresh produce."So begins an announcement from Hlemmur Food Hall officials, the food hall that opened last month at Hlemmur bus station in central Reykjavík.Inspired by European food halls, Hlemmur Food Hall provides visitors with a dozen food vendors in what was once an iconic bus station in the city   Read More ...
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Shocking pictures show traveller camp where children play surrounded by piles of fly-tipped rubbish and human faeces
SHOCKING pictures show children from a traveller camp playing among piles of rubbish and human faeces. The group of 30 caravans set up camp near to a section of the M1 in Houghton Regis last week. It has been reported the group has been in the area for a while and when asked to move on, simply travel up the link road a little further   Read More ...
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Stressed French chef begs Michelin to remove his restaurant's three stars
One of France's most feted chefs, whose restaurant has enjoyed the maximum three Michelin stars for the past two decades, has begged the illustrious food guide to strip him of the accolade because he can no longer stand the pressure. Sebastien Bras, 46, whose restaurant Le Suquet in Laguiole, central France has been lauded as "spellbinding" by the guide, said that he wanted to be left out of its 2018 edition   Read More ...
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Burned-out French chef gives back Michelin stars
A chef in southern France with three Michelin stars says he wants to be stripped of the distinction because of the "huge pressure" to dish up flawless fare each day. Sebastien Bras's Le Suquet restaurant in the village of Laguiole joined the elite club of French three-star restaurants, which currently number 27, in 1999. On Wednesday the 46-year-old said he wanted to be dropped from the 2018 edition of the Michelin Guide to "start a new chapter"   Read More ...
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When is the Thomas Cook strike, which airports are affected and how do I check if my flight has been cancelled?
BRITS already weary of strikes on Tubes and trains are now facing more travel misery with Thomas Cook pilots walking out for 24 hours – and threatening further industrial action. Here’s all the latest info on when the strike is happening, what flights will be affected and what Thomas Cook advises. When is the Thomas Cook strike? Pilots working for Thomas Cook will go on strike from 3am on Saturday, September 23 until 3am on Sunday, September 24   Read More ...
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Lada in talks with Sabah, Sarawak tourism to lure more European tourists
LANGKAWI: The Langkawi Development Authority (Lada) has discussed with the tourism boards of Sabah and Sarawak to create comprehensive packages to lure more tourists, especially from Europe, to the island and two states. Lada Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Azizan Noordin said the three parties had principally agreed to form a firmer collaboration to complement each other's tourism strengths via joint promotions and packages   Read More ...
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In Landlocked Milan, Try the Fish
Photo Milan has no sea. It has no river or lake, just a few ebbing canals. But this landlocked city is famous for some of the best seafood in the long, double-coasted peninsula of Italy, thanks mostly to the concrete warehouse of the Mercato Ittico that my guide, Sandra Ciciriello, had sneaked me inside. Ms. Ciciriello, a fishmonger who became the procurer and sommelier of Milan’s renowned Alice restaurant, has spent 30 years of achingly early mornings here at Italy’s biggest fish market, and she feels entitled to smuggle journalists into her turf   Read More ...
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Burned-out French chef gives back Michelin stars
Toulouse (France) (AFP) - A chef in southern France with three Michelin stars says he wants to be stripped of the distinction because of the "huge pressure" to dish up flawless fare each day. Sebastien Bras's Le Suquet restaurant in the village of Laguiole joined the elite club of French three-star restaurants, which currently number 27, in 1999. On Wednesday the 46-year-old said he wanted to be dropped from the 2018 edition of the Michelin Guide to "start a new chapter"   Read More ...
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Aer Lingus pushes 'rescue' sale as Ryanair issues flight cancellations update
Aer Lingus is taking a leaf out of Ryanair's playbook, pushing a "rescue sale" as its rival struggles to process 315,000 flight cancellations.   Read More ...
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Alfred Sant requests European Commission action on Ryanair flight cancellations
The blunder was referred to as a 'mess of our own making', by CEO Michael O'Leary Former Prime Minister and Labour MEP Alfred Sant has requested that the European Commission outline what steps it actions it planned to take over flight cancellations by low-cost carrier Ryanair. The airline announced that it would be cancelling 40 to 50 flights a day until the end of October   Read More ...
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Burger King is bringing back its Angry Collection… but the spicy meals will only be around for a limited time
For a limited time only, fast food fans can get their hands on the Angry Whopper, Angry Chicken Tendercrisp and the Angry Angus.   Read More ...
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Burned-out French chef gives back Michelin stars
TOULOUSE: A chef in southern France with three Michelin stars says he wants to be stripped of the distinction because of the "huge pressure" to dish up flawless fare each day. Sebastien Bras's Le Suquet restaurant in the village of Laguiole joined the elite club of French three-star restaurants, which currently number 27, in 1999. On Wednesday the 46-year-old said he wanted to be dropped from the 2018 edition of the Michelin Guide to "start a new chapter"   Read More ...
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Sébastien Bras, le chef 3 étoiles de Laguiole, ne veut plus figurer au guide Michelin
Las de la pression, le grand chef ne souhaite plus être évalué par la bible de la gastronomie. C'est une décision embarrassante pour le guide rouge. Sébastien Bras, chef du restaurant 3 étoiles Le Suquet, à Laguiole, dans l'Aveyron, a jeté mercredi matin un pavé dans la mare, en demandant au guide Michelin de ne pas figurer dans son édition 2018   Read More ...
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Have Ryanair flight cancellations hit your holiday? How to find out if a booking is affected
FURIOUS Brits have seen travel plans go up in smoke after Ryanair cancelled over 2,000 flights due to a disastrous administration blunder. The low-cost airline has warned up to 400,000 passengers their flights will be axed over the next six weeks because of foul-up regarding its pilots holidays. Here’s the latest. It cancelled around 170 flights at the weekend just past and has to cancelled between around 40 to 50 flights a day until the end of the summer season on October 28   Read More ...
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Ryanair provides update on flight cancellations
Ryanair has provided an update on its progress at working through the cancellation of 2,100 of its 103,000 flights over the next six weeks. It says all 315,000 customers received emails on Monday advising them of flight changes and offering alternative flights, refunds and EU261 notices. The airline said that by the end of Wednesday, it expected to have reassigned 55% of customers affected to other Ryanair flights   Read More ...
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Man finds dead rodent in salad at Reykjavik restaurant
A man who ordered a salad this weekend at a restaurant in Reykjavik was surprised to find a dead rodent in his meal. The Reykjavík health authorities were alerted and the restaurant facilities were immediately checked out. "The restaurant was closed for a while while it was being investigated but we didn't feel that there was any need to keep it closed as nothing points to a rodent infestation," said Óskar Ísfeld Sigurjónsson at the Reykjavik health authority   Read More ...
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Trans-Siberian railway: Alternative routes and other secrets
A century ago, a turbulent Russia was only months away from the simmering discontent among the impoverished peasant population that erupted into the Bolshevik Revolution. The doomed final Tsar, Nicholas II, soon to be executed along with his entire family, had just completed perhaps his grandest legacy: a continuous railway line connecting Moscow to Vladivostok on the far eastern coast of Siberia   Read More ...
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Ryanair has £320m wiped off its value as it's revealed the budget airline knew about staff shortage a year ago
Ryanair's reputation was in tatters tonight after its boss was forced to apologise for a cancellation fiasco - after the airline slashed services after a “cock-up” over pilots’ holidays. Nearly £320m was wiped off Ryanair’s stock market value after it emerged the firm knew about the staff shortage a year ago - a blunder which will effect nearly 400,000 passengers travelling on flights for the next six weeks   Read More ...
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You’ve been seasoning your meat all wrong… this is why you should NEVER do it before cooking
WHEN it comes to cooking red meat getting the perfect flavour can be a difficult task. And most people assume that seasoning your steak or lamb with salt and pepper before cooking will give it the best taste. But it appears we've been doing it all wrong and that you should never add condiments to the meat before popping it in the frying pan or bunging it in the oven   Read More ...
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Revealed: Ryanair releases full list of upcoming cancellations
Ryanair has published a full list of its upcoming flight cancellations, as the airline cancels up to 50 flights a day over the next six weeks.   Read More ...
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Ryanair reveals FULL list of cancelled flights over next six weeks as airline admits it 'messed up' pilot holidays
Ryanair has released a full list of flights which have been axed over the next six weeks. The Irish budget airline said it has been forced to cancel up to 50 flights a day because of air traffic control delays and strikes and bad weather. Boss Michael O'Leary also admitted the company had 'messed up' over staff holiday amid a backlog of annual leave to be taken by pilots and cabin crew, which has contributed to the disruption   Read More ...
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Ryanair is STILL selling tickets for flights that it has cancelled
RYANAIR is STILL selling tickets for flights that it has already cancelled, The Sun Online can reveal. The budget airline announced on Friday that it would be axeing over 400,000 bookings over the next six weeks. It means that around 50 to 60 flights a day will be scrapped - around 2 per cent of all its trips - due to a "mess up" with pilot rotas   Read More ...
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Quality, variety and versatility of Manx produce showcased at chef finals
The quality, variety and versatility of Isle of Man food and drink were showcased at the Isle of Man Chef of the Year and Student Chef of the Year competitions.The prestigious titles were decided at the Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival at the Villa Marina Gardens yesterday (Sunday).The competition, sponsored by Robinson’s, sees talented local chefs create imaginative dishes using the finest local produce   Read More ...
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Hotel Chocolat’s giant £68 advent calendar contains a festive mix of sweet treats plus vodka AND gin
HOTEL Chocolat has just unveiled a giant advent calendar that contains a ton of sweet festive treats – and booze. The British chocolatier and cocoa grower’s festive countdown contains a mix of truffles, pralines, chocolate wreaths, chocolate snowflakes, chocolate Santas, slabs and a luxury hot chocolate mix. There is also 50ml bottles of salted caramel vodka and cocoa gin hidden behind the little doors   Read More ...
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Ben & Jerry’s has just launched a mouthwatering new ice cream flavour
ATTENTION Ben & Jerry's fans – there is a new flavour in stores and it looks absolutely delicious. The ice cream company has launched a mouthwatering honeycomb tub which is filled with sweet cream ice cream, honey caramel sauce and chocolate-covered honeycomb chunks. And that isn’t all about the new Home Sweet Honeycomb flavour that leaves a sweet taste in ice cream lovers’ mouths   Read More ...
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Budget carrier passenger numbers double in seven years, says CBS
The number of people flying on budget airlines has more than doubled over the past seven years, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday. In the second quarter of 2017, 7.5 million passengers flew from or to the Netherlands on low-cost airlines, compared to 3.4 million seven years ago. That means budget airlines now account for 37% of all flights, up on 28% in 2010   Read More ...
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Cheese obsessed mum who ate it with every meal loses half her bodyweight after beating her addiction
A cheese obsessed mum who ate almost seven pounds of grated Cheddar a week has lost half of her body weight after beating her addiction. Bonnie Kilroy, 53, ballooned to 20 stone 12lbs when she started eating cheese with every single meal . The mum-of-two would have cheese on toast for breakfast, baked potato with cheese for lunch, and cheesey pasta or salad for dinner   Read More ...
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Ryanair reveals raft of cancelled flights for next three days - with over 20 to and from Dublin
Some 9,000 passengers are expected to be affected by the budget airline's plans to scrap up to 50 flights a day until the end of October. Ryanair's Kenny Jacobs said: "We will cancel 40 to 50 flights daily for the next six weeks, (less than 2% of our schedule) with a slightly higher number this weekend as we begin to implement these cancellations   Read More ...
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Ryanair cancelled flights list for Monday, September 18, 2017
Ryanair has been forced to cancel up to 50 flights a day for the next six weeks to improve punctuality. The no-frills Irish airline says air traffic control delays and strikes, bad weather and a backlog of annual leave to be taken by pilots and cabin crew have led to punctuality falling to below 80% over the last fortnight. Ryanair said this figure was "unacceptable" and reducing 2% of scheduled flights until the end of October would help improve performance and allow staff to take holiday - but the decision has sparked an angry backlash among passengers   Read More ...
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Ryanair cancelled flights list for Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Thousands of passengers have seen their travel plans thrown into chaos after Ryanair announced the cancellation of up to 50 flights a day for the next six weeks. The news sparked a furious backlash as travellers said trips had been "ruined". But Ryanair claims its punctuality rates have fallen to "unacceptable" levels and says cancelling 2% of flights until the end of next month will help improve performance   Read More ...
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Ireland's Autumn Bucket List: 25 amazing things to see and do this season!
From blackberries to Bram Stoker, Jillian Bolger, Nicola Brady and Pól Ó Conghaile have 25 things to do for a spectacular autumn.   Read More ...
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British Airways flight ‘evacuated on Paris Airport runway with passengers on the tarmac after security threat’
A BRITISH Airways flight has reportedly been evacuated on the tarmac of a Paris airport over fears of a "security threat". Passenger James Anderson, 20, claimed a direct threat had been against the flight BA0303 ahead of its departure to London Heathrow. He tweeted from Charles de Gualle airport: "On British Airways flight BA0303, currently being held on tarmac at Paris due to security threat, surrounded by police and fire vehicles   Read More ...
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Ryanair reveal Sunday's cancelled flights - including eight to and from Dublin
Some 9,000 passengers are expected to be affected by the budget airline's plans to scrap up to 50 flights a day until the end of October. However, this weekend has seen more than 50 flights affected. Ryanair's Kenny Jacobs said: "We will cancel 40 to 50 flights daily for the next six weeks, (less than 2% of our schedule) with a slightly higher number this weekend as we begin to implement these cancellations   Read More ...
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Ryanair cancelled flights row: Customers slam budget airline as up to 50 flights per DAY axed
Ryanair customers have slammed the budget airline after announcing it will cancel up to 50 flights daily for the next six weeks in a bid to improve punctuality. The company said air traffic control (ATC) delays and strikes, bad weather and a backlog of annual leave to be taken by pilots and cabin crew had led to punctuality falling to below 80% over the last two weeks   Read More ...
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Air India launches first direct flight to Denmark
Air India on Saturday launched the first non-stop flight service between India and Denmark. The national carrier will fly non-stop from Delhi to Denmark's capital Copenhagen — its 44th international destination. Copenhagen will be the 10th European destination where Air India will operate non-stop flight service. The airline will operate thrice-a-week flight service on Boeing B-787 Dreamliner and is offering return fares starting from ₹42,000 to mark its inauguration   Read More ...
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Putting your toddler on your lap to fly could be FOUR TIMES more expensive than buying them their own seat
PARENTS travelling with infants (under 2) could be better off buying an adult seat for their child - rather than carrying them on their laps during a flight. Some passengers are paying up to four times the price of their plane ticket to bring a little one along, MirrorOnline reported. Budget airlines have been accused of charging a "tot tax" with Easyjet charing an infant fare of £22 each way for infants while Ryanair and Monarch charge slightly less at £20   Read More ...
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