Swiss hotel’s signs for Jews spark row and Israeli complaint

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Image copyright Apartmenthaus paradies Image caption The hotel’s signs specifically for Jews caused a diplomatic incident Israel has expressed anger to the Swiss government over a hotel’s sign that told Jewish guests to shower before using the swimming pool. The sign in English, at Apartmenthaus Paradies in the mountain resort of Arosa, triggered much criticism. […]

Air Berlin files for insolvency but flights continue

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Image copyright Reuters Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest carrier, has filed for insolvency, after its main shareholder Etihad declared it would not be providing further financial support. The airline, which has accumulated debt for almost a decade, reported a record loss of 782m euros (£713m) in 2016. Flights will continue to operate thanks to a transitional […]