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Top industry-specific travel insurance trends and analysis from around the globe, plus the latest international headlines on issues directly affecting the industry.

17 June 2010

Map of Cote D'Azur Around 20 people have been killed and a further 12 are still missing after flash floods hit mountains above the popular tourist region of the Cote D'Azur in France, on Tuesday 15 June

10 June 2010

South African flagA tourist bus carrying 18 British students, two teachers, a Zimbabwean driver and a South African guide overturned in an accident near Nelspruit, South Africa, killing two of the students and critically injuring one other

04 June 2010

BA planes on the groundThe cost of the British Airways’ (BA) cabin crew strike has been revealed, with the airline admitting that staff walkouts over the last month has cost it around £7 million a day – at the same time, passenger numbers have been falling dramatically.

03 June 2010

Oil on waterKeith Wilkins, a county official from Escambia in Florida, has reported that a sheen of oil from the spill in the Gulf of Mexico is nearing the pristine beaches of north-west Florida.

03 June 2010

UK insurer Prudential has abandoned its plan to buy AIG's Asian life unit for $35.5 billion, leaving management under fire and the company facing a $659 million bill for failure.

02 June 2010

As air travel around the world continues to be disrupted by the intermittent bursts of ash from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland, travel insurers are being slated in the international press for a lack of consistency over cover. Mandy Aitchison reports the latest news

28 May 2010

South Asian Communist BannerAt least 65 people have been killed and around 200 people injured after a passenger train derailed by a suspected Maoist rebel bomb was hit by a freight train in West Bengal.

27 May 2010

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