Monarch staff pay up to £40 on redundancy phone calls

Monarch’s collapse – the largest to ever hit a UK airline – happened on Monday  Employees were asked to join conference calls if they couldn’t make meetings The calls, to a premium rate number, lasted for more than an hour  By Sadie Whitelocks for MailOnline Monarch staff have revealed that they were forced to call a…

Tom Petty’s ‘Best Trip’ Was to Los Angeles –

Gainesville, Fla., had a booming rock ‘n’ roll scene from the 1960s — residence to Stephen Stills amongst other people — but it was not a place where aspiring rock stars could attain their ultimate ambitions. Since Warren Zanes, writer of “Petty: The Biography” set it “the motive to create it in Florida was going…

Abandoned Canfranc station in the Pyrenees set to reopen

Canfranc International Railway Station sits on the Spanish/French border and was officially opened in 1928  Opened to great fanfare in the presence of royalty, it was considered a symbol of architectural elegance   During World War II, it was adopted by the Nazis who used it to smuggle looted gold and, later, evade capture In…

During Three Neighborhoods, Revisiting Chicago’s Charms –

No journey mission is simple, but reporting in the area you grew up presents particular challenges. Walking across the bungalow- and – coastal streets at the Beverly area of southwest Chicago, where I lived before 2nd level, a sidewalk of memory as I handed companies my own family used to regular as well as the…

United Airlines launch America’s shortest-ever flight

The commercial carrier has started a service from San Francisco to Santa Rosa  Although it has a scheduled duration of 45 minutes, that includes tarmac time Actual amount of time in the air is almost one third of that: just sixteen minutes  By James Draper For Mailonline Air travel can be a long and arduous…

Vancouver Island, Through an Artist’s Eyes –

A light rain had been falling into Victoria, however, it was not keeping anybody indoors to a Saturday afternoon. The horse-drawn carriages and pedicabs were out in force, a ska band was tuning from the sanctuary, and all together Wharf Street, folks strolled, the majority of them {}. This was Columbia, after all, and nobody…

The underground world of urban farming in London

The WWII shelter in Clapham consists of two large tunnels that were set to link the London Underground That never happened and the shelter lay abandoned for 70 years until two entrepreneurs found it Steven Dring and Richard Ballard grow an array of vegetables using hydroponic growing methods By Sadie Whitelocks for MailOnline Under an…

10 brilliant tips for amateur photographers 

Sponsored by Manos holidays With Manos holidays you can explore the very best of the Eastern Mediterranean The tips here, from professional photographers, will help you capture its beauty Take heed and your snaps of beaches and landmarks will light up Instagram By Ted Thornhill for MailOnline A Manos holiday to Greece, Turkey or Cyprus…