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 Eurotunnel has launched a strong defence of its actions during the problems in the Channel Tunnel last week, saying it had been unfairly criticised for how it reacted.

Eurotunnel defends its actions

Eurotunnel has launched a strong defence of its actions during the problems in the Channel Tunnel last week, saying it had been unfairly criticised for how it reacted.

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 For holidaymakers, 2010 is being seen as the year of the getaway - from the children and the World Cup.

2010 to be ‘year of the getaway’

For holidaymakers, 2010 is being seen as the year of the getaway – from the children and the World Cup.

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 Last weekend's Channel Tunnel travel chaos showed that the set-up of Eurostar and Eurotunnel "does not meet the information needs of passengers", the tunnel's Anglo-French supervisory body has said.

Commission criticises Eurostar set-up

Last weekend’s Channel Tunnel travel chaos showed that the set-up of Eurostar and Eurotunnel “does not meet the information needs of passengers”, the tunnel’s Anglo-French supervisory body has said.

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Eurostar boss ‘very, very sorry’

For the third day running there were no Channel Tunnel high-speed Eurostar trains operating, but the company will resume a restricted service on Tuesday.

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 Eurostar passengers hoping to get away for Christmas were left disappointed and frustrated.

Eurostar passengers ‘frustrated’

Eurostar passengers hoping to get away for Christmas were left disappointed and frustrated.

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 Eurostar has announced an immediate independent review of the problems which led to services being cancelled for a third day.

Eurostar orders review after chaos

Eurostar has announced an immediate independent review of the problems which led to services being cancelled for a third day.

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Winter transport chaos to continue

The travel chaos caused by icy weather looks set to continue with further disruption to roads, rail services and flights.

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Weather closes motorway

In Mid Wales the M4 was temporarily shut at junction 48 near Llanelli after a crash in snowy weather.

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 The founder of travel firm Gold Medal was set for a £47.5 million payday after Thomas Cook completed its buy-out of the firm.

Golden payday for firm founder

The founder of travel firm Gold Medal was set for a £47.5 million payday after Thomas Cook completed its buy-out of the firm.

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 The number of Irish tourists travelling abroad last summer fell for the first time in 18 years, it has been revealed.

Overseas summer travel numbers fall

The number of Irish tourists travelling abroad last summer fell for the first time in 18 years, it has been revealed.

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