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I was a schoolboy chef at Birmingham’s Grand Hotel

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The Grand Hotel is where I met the big bad world. In 1979, when I was 15, a work-experience place led to a part-time job as a commis chef, so I spent weekends as an underling in a huge, sweltering hotel kitchen full o...

‘We have fallen into a trap’: for hotel staff Qatar’s World Cup dream is a nightmare

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When Fifa executives step on to the asphalt in Doha next November for the start of the 2022 Wêreldbeker, their next stop is likely to be the check-in at one of Qatar’s glittering array of opulent hotels, built to provid...

Cancún tourists rush for shelter as armed gang storms beach at luxury hotel

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Staff and tourists near the Mexican resort city of Cancún have been sent rushing for shelter after a group of armed men entered the beach outside a luxury hotel and opened fire. Two men were killed on Thursday in what...

Asylum hotel deaths ‘twice as high’ as Home Office admitted

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Ninety-five people have died in asylum accommodation since April 2016, almost double the figure recently admitted by the government, raising suspicions the Home Office has deliberately downplayed the death toll. And t...

Picasso paintings displayed at Las Vegas hotel sell for more than $100m

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Eleven Picasso paintings and other works that helped turn Las Vegas into an unlikely destination for art have been sold at auction for more than $100m. The Sotheby’s auction was held on Saturday at the Bellagio hotel ...

‘Lives at risk’ in Melbourne detention hotel after three asylum seekers test positive for Covid

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An asylum seeker inside a Melbourne hotel being used as an “alternative place of detention” by Australian Border Force says detainees are frustrated and scared after three of them tested positive for Covid. Mustafa Sa...

Trump hid losses of $70m at DC hotel during his presidency, records reveal

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Donald Trump hid losses of more than $70m at his eponymous Washington DC hotel while he was in the White House, House Democrats said on Friday. The House oversight committee said the deception was detailed in documen...

Asylum seekers placed in ‘unsuitable’ Blackpool hotel despite council protests

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Blackpool council has accused the Home Office and Serco of deliberately acting to frustrate the justice system after placing asylum seekers in a hotel, despite objections that the accommodation was wholly unsuitable. ...

Family ‘in tears’ after Cornwall hotel booking swapped for Uxbridge

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The five-star Retallack Resort near Newquay is one of Cornwall’s top watersports centres, where guests are housed in self-catering lodges with glazed frontages overlooking a lake, and Ian Tomlinson and his family were...

Child refugees were ‘dumped’ in unsafe hotel, claims Brighton council

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Fresh concern over the plight of thousands of refugees living in UK hotels has emerged after a council requested that the Home Office shut down temporary accommodation housing child refugees over “safeguarding concern...

Die Rwandese hof bevind die held van Hotel Rwanda skuldig aan terreurverwante aanklagte

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'N Rwandese hof het beslis dat Paul Rusesabagina, 'n voormalige hotelbestuurder uitgebeeld as 'n held in 'n Hollywood -film oor die 1994 volksmoord, is skuldig aan terreurverwante aanklagte. 'Hulle moet skuldig bevind word omdat hulle dit was ...

Five-star to no-star: holidaymakers face nightmare in quarantine hotel

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Yulia Brill’s £4,500 package holiday on the Greek island of Rhodes turned into a nightmare on just the third day when her eight-year-old son felt unwell. He tested positive for Covid-19 and the family of four was move...

Nieu-Seeland: Covid-positive escapee had tried to flee hotel quarantine three times, sê amptenare

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A man who tested positive for Covid-19 before absconding from a quarantine facility in Auckland on Thursday had attempted to escape three times before he was successful, health officials report. New Zealand police arr...

Five stars for staff working conditions on new hotel booking app

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Tourists booking a hotel in Spain will soon be able to choose not only one with the best views or the biggest pool, but also one where the staff enjoy decent working conditions. Having tried without success to persuad...

Five-year-old Afghan refugee falls to death from Sheffield hotel

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A five-year-old boy who fell to his death from a hotel window was an Afghan refugee whose family recently fled the Taliban. South Yorkshire police have appealed for information after the boy’s death in what was report...

From hero of Hotel Rwanda to dissident facing life in prison

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Before history began to be rewritten, the hotel manager and the rebel leader were hailed as heroes of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Paul Rusesabagina, whose story of sheltering Tutsis from machete-wielding Hutu militiame...

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