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Talks to be held over British Airways cabin crew strike

Talks aimed at averting a British Airways cabin crew strike over Christmas are to be held on Monday, conciliation service Acas says. Members of the Unite union are due to walk out on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a row over pay and conditions. An Acas spokesman said BA and Unite had accepted their invitation to attend… Read More »

The strange story of a seized Hanjin ship and its lonely crew

Sprinkled across the oceans around the globe, some 60 of Hanjin Shipping’s cargo vessels are stranded at sea. The company filed for bankruptcy two weeks ago. Here’s the story of one of those ships, its captain and its crew. The Hanjin Rome is nestled between countless other ships off the coast of Singapore, a towering container vessel. As… Read More »