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UK, Travel, Service

Thomas Cook launches ‘pick your room before you go’ service

Author: webeditor

A tour operator is enabling holidaymakers to choose their hotel room before they leave home. Thomas Cook believes its Choose Your Room initiative will benefit customers wanting a more personalised experience, such as Instagram-obsessed travellers getting accommodation with a view... Read more

Apple employees welcome customers to the Apple Store on Regent Street, London, as the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus go on-sale in the UK. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 22, 2017. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are the first smartphones from Apple to support wireless battery charging, as well as improved camera and screen specifications. See PA story TECHNOLOGY iPhone. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Muted enthusiasm for latest version of the iPhone

Author: webeditor

Modest queues have greeted the latest versions of the iPhone, as the smartphones go on sale in the UK. A handful of diehard fans gathered outside the technology giant’s Regent Street store to be among the first to get the... Read more

Capita, pension, workers, unit members, strike action

Capita workers plan six-day strike in pensions row

Author: webeditor

Workers at outsourcing group Capita are to stage a six-day strike in a dispute over pensions. Members of the Unite union will walk out from October 5 after voting heavily in favour of industrial action. Unite said the action was... Read more

USA, Education, Politics

Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborne

Author: webeditor

Former chancellor George Osborne has taken on a seventh job since leaving politics as a distinguished visiting fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and dean’s fellow at its business school. Mr Osborne, who stepped down from Parliament at the June... Read more