More trouble for United: Customer sues for being shoved to the ground in 2015

United employee shoves elderly man United Airlines is back in the headlines for passenger abuse. This time, 73-year-old Robert Tigner is suing the company and two employees, claiming he was shoved to the ground by a United worker. The incident took place in July 2015 in front of a check-in counter at a Houston...

Barclays doubles Blue Rewards for customers for one month only – but is it worth signing up?

Barclays is doubling its Blue Rewards scheme for one month only, offering existing members and those opening a new account in April a cash boost of up to £32. The scheme pays £7 a month into your account for maintaining two direct debits, and up to £16 if you hold other products with the...

Here’s how much airlines will pay you to give up your seat

Passenger rights on overbooked flights How much will an airline pay you to give up your seat? The answer: As much as you can negotiate for. By law, the airlines do not have to pay more than 400% of the value of the ticket, up to $1,350, when they bump someone off a flight...

Why Trump won’t be branding China a currency cheater

Trump slams China as currency manipulator The odds of President Trump fulfilling his campaign promise to label China a currency manipulator within his first 100 days are quickly diminishing. One of Trump's top economic advisers, Stephen Schwarzman, chairman of the Blackstone Group, waived off the possibility that China would meet the necessary criteria to...

The Latest: Germany detains Islamic suspect in Dortmund case

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) - The Latest on attack on Borussia Dortmund team bus (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German prosecutors say a letter found near the scene of the Dortmund team bus blasts suggests a possible Islamic extremist motive for the attack, and one suspect has been taken into custody. Dortmund supporters hold posters...

RAY MASSEY: Dacia donates ‘life-saving’ Duster to help volunteer blood biker heroes

Recent tragic events have highlighted the vital role of our front-line emergency services. They need all the help they can get. Never more so when it comes to ensuring vital blood supplies quickly reach the scene of accidents and major incidents. Next Wednesday is World Blood Day and Dacia, the budget arm of Renault,...

‘Happy St. Comey’s Day’: Late night jokes about James Comey’s testimony

Comey called out Trump untruths multiple times Late night celebrated "Comey Day" with jokes. Stephen Colbert kicked off Thursday night's broadcast of CBS' "The Late Show" by wishing everyone a "Happy St. Comey's Day" following former FBI chief James Comey's anticipated testimony to Congress regarding his interactions with President Donald Trump. "Everybody was looking...

Trump is hurting American tourism

Toronto schools halt student trips to US President Donald Trump won't stop tweeting about his travel ban. That's bad news for the U.S. tourism industry. "That's right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain DANGEROUS countries," he tweeted Monday night. So is Trump's war of words with the mayor of London in the wake...


We round up the Sunday newspaper share tips. This week, Midas looks at Lloyds Banking Group, The Sunday Times analyses car selling website Auto Trader and the Sunday Telegraph assesses Aviva. FINANCIAL MAIL ON SUNDAY Lloyds Banking Group is a very different bank from the toxic organisation that chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio took over...

Take politics out of our pension plans, says JEFF PRESTRIDGE

Although Brexit will dominate the political agenda in the coming months irrespective of which party wins on Thursday, I hope the next Government adopts a more coherent policy on pension saving. Over the past five years, we have seen both Coalition and Conservative administrations snip away at the tax breaks available to those who...


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