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Thomas Cook: Remaining 4,800 passengers set for return

Thomas Cook: Remaining 4,800 passengers set for return

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Flights repatriating the remaining 4,800 Thomas Cook holidaymakers are due to take off on Sunday as the return of almost 150,000 people nears its end.The Civil Aviation Authority, which launched its Operation Matterhorn plan after the tour firm collapsed, said 24 flights would operate today.The final passengers are due to land in Manchester early on Monday on a flight from Orlando, in the US.Matterhorn involved more than 700 flights over two weeks, the CAA said.Richard Moriarty, chief executive at CAA, said: "In the first 13 days we have made arrangements for around 140,000 passengers to return to the UK and we are pleased that 94% of holidaymakers have arrived home on the day of their original departure."Anyone not returning on these aircraft will have t...
Spitting Image show plots return to TV after 23 years

Spitting Image show plots return to TV after 23 years

Entertainment
Satirical puppet show Spitting Image hopes to return to the small screen, 23 years after it last aired. New episodes of the comedy, described as "public service satire" by co-creator Roger Law, will take on Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, among others."It's pretty chaotic out there. As far as I'm concerned, it's better than shouting at the television set," he told the Guardian.A pilot for the resurrected show has already been filmed, Mr Law added.The pilot will also feature the Duchess of Sussex wearing a glittery top with the word "Princess" printed on the front. Unlike its 1980s heyday, Mr Law said the new series would not focus on the lower ranks of British politics,...
New Breaking Bad film teaser sees Jesse Pinkman return

New Breaking Bad film teaser sees Jesse Pinkman return

Entertainment
Breaking Bad fans have been given a glimpse of Jesse Pinkman's future in a chilling teaser for the show's movie-length sequel which airs on Netflix next month.The film, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, stars Aaron Paul and will be available on the streaming service from 11 October. The clip shows Jesse Pinkman (Paul) in a car as he listens to a radio news broadcast about a massacre he escaped from in the series finale. Image: Aaron Paul reprises his role as Jesse Pinkman in the Breaking Bad movie. Pic: Netflix He smokes a cigarette out of the car window - which is the same vehicle he was last seen driving - as the radio report says police are looking for a man who fled the scene.Netflix also shared a brief teaser starring Charles Bake...
Vasyl Lomachenko seeks unification fight and promises UK return after convincing victory over Luke Campbell

Vasyl Lomachenko seeks unification fight and promises UK return after convincing victory over Luke Campbell

Sports
Vasyl Lomachenko promises he will return to fight in the UK after his stunning win over Luke Campbell at London’s O2 Arena on Saturday night.The Ukrainian knocked Campbell down in the 11th round and claimed a unanimous decision by two scores of 119-108 and one of 118-109. Getty Images - Getty Lomachenko delivered a boxing clinic at the O2 While the judges’ scorecards were arguably a little harsh on the Hull fighter, Lomachenko underlined just why he is regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet as he took another step towards becoming the undisputed champion in the 135lb division. The victory saw him retain his WBA and WBO lightweight titles and scoop the vacant WBC crown.
Ariana Grande ‘overwhelmed’ on return to Manchester at Pride

Ariana Grande ‘overwhelmed’ on return to Manchester at Pride

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Ariana Grande told fans she was "overwhelmed" and "so nervous" as she was welcomed back to Manchester for the first time since the 2017 terror attack and subsequent benefit concert.The crowd chanted her name during her set at Manchester Pride on Sunday.Armed police patrolled outside the event, which came two years after a suicide bomber killed 22 people after her concert at Manchester Arena."Manchester holds a very special place in my heart," the superstar said.She told the crowd: "I'm so happy to be with you, so thank you for having me. Sorry, I'm so nervous. I had so much more to say but I'm really very overwhelmed. So thank you."The US singer began her 35-minute, nine-song set with No Tears Left ...