Report End of Twitter post by @ecnowak They’re different to service animals like guide dogs or assistance dogs for people with disabilities. Last year America’s United Airlines said requests for “support pets” had risen by 75% to 76,000 in a year. But a “support peacock” known as Dexter was turned away from a flight, with…

“I came here by commercial. I spend 99% of my life travelling the world by commercial,” he said. “Occasionally there needs to be an opportunity based on a unique circumstance to ensure that my family are safe – it’s generally as simple as that.” Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“While no one…

We cannot sit by and allow corporations, billionaires, and demagogues to destroy the Fourth Estate Walter Cronkite once said that journalism is what we need to make democracy work. He was absolutely right, which is why todays assault on journalism by Wall Street, billionaire businessmen, Silicon Valley and Donald Trump presents a crisis and why…

Green secures rescue for Topshop empire Debenhams creditors back turnaround plan Lisa Hooker, consumer markets leader at PwC, said: “The decline in store numbers in the first half of 2019 shows that there’s been no let-up in the changing ways that people shop and the cost pressures affecting High Street operators.” She said retailers had…

Both sides say they are willing to hold further talks, but no date has been set. The pilots are currently scheduled to stage another strike on 27 September. Image caption BA’s Terminal 5 was deserted on Monday morning On a Monday morning, Terminal 5 would normally be bustling with people, jetting off on holiday or…

Prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis makes pitch for pragmatic deal to end historic battle over Elgin treasures To Greeces delight, a bust of Pericles now graces 10 Downing Street. Within hours of assuming office as prime minister, Boris Johnson had placed a plaster likeness of the Athenian soldier-statesman, whom he has long admired, on his desk.…