A coroner is urging the Government to review "gap year" adventure holiday companies' safety procedures, after 17-year-old Luke Molnar died on a conservation trip to Fiji.
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Friday 13 August 2010
Now that politicians vie with one another to prove the sweet ordinariness of their domestic lives, holidays have become competitive. Rather than do what they would like to do – sit by a billionaire's swimming pool in the sun – political leaders are obliged to express heartfelt enthusiasm for something cheap, patriotic and home-based. "I love going on holiday in Britain," David Cameron said yesterday. In fact, he and the family are setting off for Cornwall this very Sunday.
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Holidaybreak, the camping to adventure holidays group chaired by the former British Airways chief executive Robert Ayling, saw its shares plunge 17 per cent yesterday as it conceded that profits for its current financial year were set to come in "materially below" previous expectations.
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