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British Airways’ treatment of staff ‘a disgrace’ – MPs

British Airways’ treatment of staff ‘a disgrace’ – MPs

Business
British Airways' treatment of staff during the coronavirus crisis "is a national disgrace", MPs have claimed.A Transport Select Committee report accuses the airline of a "calculated attempt to take advantage" of the pandemic by cutting thousands of jobs and downgrading terms and conditions.BA said it was doing all it could to keep "the maximum number of jobs".But the MPs said the airline's actions fell "well below the standards we would expect from any employer".The aviation industry has been one of the hardest-hit since the pandemic forced a lockdown. Airlines including EasyJet, Ryanair, and Virgin Atlantic, and suppliers Rolls-Royce and Airbus, have announced thousands of job cuts.BA plans a major restructuring, which could mea...
Actors’ union apologises to Laurence Fox for calling him a ‘disgrace’

Actors’ union apologises to Laurence Fox for calling him a ‘disgrace’

Entertainment
Actors' union Equity has apologised to Laurence Fox after calling him a "disgrace" following his appearance on Question Time.The comment was made in a series of tweets in January after the former Lewis star discussed the media's treatment of the Duchess of Sussex. It is understood the union has also agreed an out-of-court settlement with Fox, who was previously married to Billie Piper. Image: Fox said on Question Time that the media's treatment of Meghan did not amount to 'racism' Equity's apology sparked conflict within the organisation, with its entire race equality committee resigning.During the episode of Question Time, Fox hit back at an audience member who claimed the press treatment of Meghan amounted to "racism". ...
Loose Women’s Nadia brands EasyJet a ‘disgrace’ as she’s left stranded for two days

Loose Women’s Nadia brands EasyJet a ‘disgrace’ as she’s left stranded for two days

Entertainment
The TV star, who is thought to be worth around £2 million, took to Twitter to share a furious video from the check-in desk.Stood in a long queue, the make-up free ITV host appeared at her wit's end as she vented to camera.Nadia said: "I am never, ever going to fly EasyJet again."Do you remember the documentary about EasyJet and we used to wonder why are they so irate?"Why don't they calm down? Well we properly found out tonight."Not stopping there, Nadia continued: "EasyJet shame on you – people with children here for two days."[We've] been left with no information, not even any water brought to them... never again."Captioning the post, she fumed: "It’s so unbelievable what’s going on here!"A man with two children is having to sleep in the airport because your ground staff have said it’s t