HE was the man who spawned a multi-billion travel industry and brought the concept of holidays to the masses. But Thomas Cook’s life was marred by personal tragedy and a family rift that meant he died a lonely and bitter man.
A DEVASTATED groom called Thomas Cook has had his dream wedding in Greece scuppered by the travel firm that shares his name. Thomas, 29, and his partner Amelia Binch, 27, from Hucknall, Notts., are now stuck in Rhodes after booking the dream getaway and wedding package through the disaster-hit operator.
FORGET the Joneses – eco-conscious Brits are now ‘keeping up with the Greens’ by trying to outdo friends and neighbours in the environmental stakes. Research has revealed more than two-thirds (70 per cent) of adults view man-made climate change and ocean pollution as the biggest threat to humanity.
A COMMON asthma drug can cause suicidal thoughts and hallucinations, experts have warned. Doctors are being told to be alert to potentially dangerous side effects in their patients.
MILLIONS of acne sufferers are in luck – as two highly effective prescription treatments are now available over-the-counter. Acnecide face gel and Acnecide face wash, which were previously only available from the pharmacy, have been reclassified so they can be bought in shops without a pharmacist's advice.