Toronto’s ravine systems snake their way from the Don River and extend in almost all directions, from east of the city centre and into the outer suburbs. Toronto has the largest ravine network in the world, and to uncover the history of the city is to go deep into our urban forest: after all, it is in the centre of the Don Valley where the bricks that built the city were made. “Our entire city was built around them,” says Jason Ramsay-Brown, a ravine expert and author of Toronto’s Ravines and Urban Forests.
Qatar Airways has unveiled the world’s first double beds in business class on its flights from London to Doha. Passengers flying from London Heathrow on the airline's daily Boeing 777 service will be able to create double beds by removing a privacy screen between seats . Qatar Airways plans to roll out Qsuite across its business class fleet, with flights to Paris and New York set to be next.
Hurricane Maria has swept across the northern Caribbean, causing huge disruption to travellers. As with the previous major storm, Hurricane Irma, airlines have cancelled and re-timed flights to and from the Caribbean. The Foreign Office said: “The US Virgin Islands were severely impacted by Hurricane Irma and are still recovering.
Thomas Cook pilots are to go on strike on Saturday (23 September) in a dispute over pay. The British Airline Pilots' Association (Balsa) said five days of talks had failed to reach an agreement and the industrial action will now go ahead. The airline has offered pilots a 1.5 per cent pay rise but Balpa is pushing for a rise that is in line with inflation, which is currently at 2.9 per cent. The union is also demanding better travel conditions for staff.
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Which Caribbean islands have been worst hit by Hurricane Maria – and where else is in its path?