Thomas Cook: What is happening with the holiday company, and what are your rights if you have booked?

We have a holiday booked with Thomas Cook. Will it go ahead? The honest answer is: I expect so.  I realise this looks unhelpful. But it reflects the truth that there is no absolute guarantee that any holiday will go ahead as booked. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From …

Holiday company Tui hit by Brexit uncertainty and 737 Max grounding

Europe’s biggest holiday company is being badly affected by the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, as well as uncertainty over Brexit.  In its results for the six months to the end of March 2019, the Anglo-German firm reported a 77 per cent increase in the usual underlying seasonal loss, up from €170m (£148m) to €301m …

Judge orders company to pay Dow Canada $1B in damages after fight over Alberta ethylene plant

A corporate battle between two chemical giants that co-own an Alberta production facility considered one of the largest of its kind, has resulted in one of the owners being ordered to pay the other over a billion dollars for breach of contract. The dispute saw Dow Chemical Canada ULC and NOVA Chemicals Corporation claim and …

Just For Laughs production company promotes COO Bruce Hills to president

The production company behind Montreal’s Just For Laughs comedy festival has appointed a new president, days after Bell Media joined the group of investors that now owns the company. Just For Laughs chief operating officer Bruce Hills has been promoted to president, effective immediately. WATCH: Howie Mandel dishes on what’s next for Just For Laughs The …

This Canadian company wants to solve the climate crisis by sucking CO2 out of the sky

While it sounds like the makings of science fiction, one Canadian startup believes it’s figured out a way to suck carbon dioxide from the air and convert it into fuel for cars, trucks, buses, etc. – and to top it off, it’s all cost-effective. It may sound too good to be true, but in a …