The exam failure who became a multi-millionaire hotelier

Image copyright Robin Hutson Image caption Robin Hutson has had an illustrious career in the hotel industry The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Robin Hutson, founder and chief executive of UK hotel business Home Grown Hotels. Robin Hutson’s life would probably have […]

Eurostar tells customers ‘don’t travel’

Image copyright Tom Corban/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Passengers have complained of long queues Eurostar has told passengers only to travel from Paris to London “if absolutely necessary”. Its services have been hit by serious delays with long queues due to strike action by French customs officers. Four trains were cancelled on Sunday. The firm has also […]

US election race: Gillibrand launches presidential bid

Image copyright EPA Kirsten Gillibrand has become the latest US Democrat to join a crowded race to be the party’s candidate for the 2020 presidential election. The 52-year-old senator for New York announced her bid in an online video released on Sunday. Fifteen other Democrats having already declared they will seek the nomination. They include […]