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EasyJet plans to close bases and cut staff

Image copyright PA Media EasyJet says it has begun consultations on plans to close bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle. It follows an announcement by the airline that it may need to reduce staff numbers by up to a third because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Unite union said nearly 1,300 UK crew members faced […]

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Coronavirus: UK to open up European holidays from 6 July

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Spain is just one of many European countries to reopen its beaches, with additional safety measures in place Blanket restrictions on non-essential overseas travel will be relaxed in the UK from 6 July, ministers have said. Holidaymakers are expected to be allowed to travel to certain European countries without […]