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Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, leaves passengers stranded and workers jobless

Monday, September 23rd 2019 - 18:47 UTC
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The British 178-year-old Thomas Cook Group Plc. tour operators have filed for bankruptcy in the United Kingdom, leaving some 600,000 tourists stranded at their holiday destinations, which has prompted the government to launch a massive airlift to bring them back home using 45 chartered airliners. Read full article


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  • Think

    Dunkirk 2.0
    Courtesy of BoJo
    Brexit is just beginning...

    Sep 23rd, 2019 - 08:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    600,000 can't be right. That's getting on for 1% of the population, to be on holiday at the same time, out of season and with only one tour operator?

    Sep 24th, 2019 - 10:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Must be all them Engrish chavs and pregnant chavettes on benefits that turnip golfcronie luuuuuvs sooo much...

    Sep 24th, 2019 - 08:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    No doubt. English tourists can be some of the worst.

    I bet Boris is glad to have something to distract from Brexit for a day or two.

    Sep 25th, 2019 - 12:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ellis

    The question is why is this piece appearing in Mercopenguin, a British government propaganda organ supposedly devoted to America, South America and the “South Atlantic”?

    Sep 27th, 2019 - 03:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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