Christmas may be over but the good news is that there are a host of sales kicking off to keep those post-festive blues at bay! In fact, some of the biggest airlines are hosting Boxing Day sales and slashing prices of flights for 2019, with some tempting deals currently on offer. For example, British Airways and easyJet are both offering discounts on flights and holiday packages, while Air Transat is offering up cheap flights to Canada with a very generous window of travel dates. Of course with so many offers running on Boxing Day and throughout January, finding the best ones for you can feel like a daunting task. To help out, we've done the leg work and searched out some of the best airline sales to look out for if you're hoping to bag a bargain for 2019... Airlines included in our guide easyJet British Airways Virgin Atlantic Air Transat Flybmi easyJet easyJet has launched discounts of up to 20% off 400,000 flights to Europe, while easyJet Holidays has cut the prices of … [Read more...] about Top cheap flight deals for 2019 including easyJet and British Airways sales
Brussels package deals
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU leaders gathered on Sunday to make a formal offer of a Brexit package deal to Prime Minister Theresa May that she and they hope can survive fury in the British parliament to ease Britain out of the bloc in March. British Prime Minister Theresa May meets with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to discuss draft agreements on Brexit, at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman After 18 months of negotiation, including some last-minute brinkmanship from Spain seeking guarantees of a role in the future of Gibraltar, the 27 national leaders will endorse terms for withdrawal and an outline of future EU-UK ties at a tightly choreographed summit that will conclude with a visit from May. The biggest question now facing the European Union is whether May’s divided minority government can steer the deal, which foresees London following many EU rules to keep easy trade access, through fierce resistance in … [Read more...] about EU leaders to hand May Brexit package
If the sudden drop in temperature this week has you dreaming of sunnier climes, there couldn't be a better time to book a flight. Dozens of airlines have slashed their fares in the Black Friday sales with seats available for as little as £4.88. Manchester is the most popular departure airport for Black Friday deals, according to flight comparison website Skyscanner - and 2pm is the best time of day to bag a bargain, apparently. Lisa Tyndall, senior growth manager at Skyscanner, said: “Whether travellers are planning on flying home for Christmas or seeking their next bucket list adventure, Black Friday is the perfect time grab a bargain flight and hotel deal. "Looking at our flight data from last year’s Black Friday, we saw that 2pm was the cheapest time of the day to bag a bargain – a perfect antidote to the post-lunch slump. "Whilst we can’t predict deals for this Black Friday, there are a few hacks travellers should bear in mind to find the best bargains, … [Read more...] about Black Friday flight sales and deals 2018 from Manchester Airport
What is the deal - and what happens next? PM to hold emergency Cabinet meeting this afternoon Cabinet approval would unlock Brexit summit in November Jacob Rees-Mogg: This government has lost the people's trust Mrs May's days are numbered, says Iain Duncan Smith Sign up here to the Telegraph's Brexit WhatsApp group Theresa May is facing a major backlash which could threaten her Premiership after finally unveiling her Brexit deal to the Cabinet. Senior ministers were called in to Downing Street one-by-one on Tuesday night to be briefed on the deal ahead of an emergency Cabinet meeting Wednesday. The European Research Group of Eurosceptic Tory MPs were putting leave-supporting ministers under intense pressure to resign over the plan, with multiple Cabinet ministers thought to be considering their positions. Reports late Tuesday suggested that Mrs May had won the support of five ‘pivotal’ Cabinet ministers - Jeremy Hunt, the Foreign Secretary, Sajid Javid, the … [Read more...] about Brexit latest: Theresa May faces Cabinet backlash and threat to Premiership as she reveals new deal
Theresa May gathered senior government figures at Chequers to devise a Brexit blueprint earlier this year. They sat down for days to discuss how Britain would approach its exit from the European Union. Dozens of Tories are now believed to be forming a rebellion against the Prime Minister over the deal, with Boris Johnson quitting as Foreign Secretary in opposition to it. The stakes on whether the government can take a packaged deal to Brussels have never been higher. But what is the so-called Chequers Deal deal and why is it facing such a backlash? What is the Chequers Deal? The Chequers Deal was drawn up during a meeting of Mrs May's Cabinet at Chequers, her country retreat, on June 6. It consisted of a statement from cabinet members on what they had agreed the UK's relationship with the EU should look like after Brexit. This includes: A free trade area for goods A "common rulebook" for all goods including agri-food, meaning a commitment to … [Read more...] about What is the Chequers deal and how will it impact Brexit?