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22 June 2010

Greek flagAs airport, ferry port and train strikes begin in Greece, tourism and culture minister Pavlos Geroulanos has said the country will pick up the bill for tourists who were inconvenienced by the striking workers – or those who become stranded due to another volcanic eruption.

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

Cheap flight search website Skyscanner has released its flight search data from recent weeks, and discovered that the keenest nation to travel to the FIFA World Cup in South Africa this summer is the US

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.