MONARCH AIRLINES COLLAPSE SPARKS UK'S BIGGEST PEACETIME REPATRIATION EFFORT
The UK's biggest peacetime repatriation operation is under way to return 110,000 Monarch Airlines customers after the airline collapsed into administration.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said it had been asked by the Government to charter more than 30 aircraft to bring the passengers back to the UK after the airline's board called in administrators KPMG in the early hours of Monday morning.
The collapse - the largest to hit a UK airline - has left some 300,000 future bookings cancelled and customers have been told to keep away from airports as there will be no more flights.
BORIS JOHNSON 'HAS TO GO' IF HE CANNOT KEEP QUIET ON BREXIT - NICKY MORGAN
Prominent Tories have told Boris Johnson to keep "schtum" on Brexit as the Foreign Secretary insisted he did not understand why his outspoken remarks had caused such a "fuss".
Former education secretary Nicky Morgan said Mr Johnson "had to go" unless he could show his loyalty to the Government within days.
But the Foreign Secretary expressed surprise that his red line demands over how a post-EU withdrawal transitional phase should operate dominated the opening of the Tory conference and overshadowed Prime Minister Theresa May's pitch to younger voters.
HEATH GODSON CALLS FOR INQUIRY INTO POLICE FORCE'S CHILD SEX ABUSE PROBE
The godson of Sir Edward Heath has called for an official inquiry into police handling of child sex abuse allegations against the former prime minister.
Lincoln Seligman said he believes there were serious flaws in Operation Conifer, which has investigated claims against the former Conservative leader for the past two years.
He spoke as reports at the weekend claimed Wiltshire Police, which conducted the £1.5 million investigation, believed it would have had enough grounds to interview the late politician under caution if he was still alive.
RAIL AND TUBE PASSENGERS HIT BY STRIKES IN DISPUTES OVER GUARDS AND CONDITIONS
Millions of rail and Tube passengers will be hit by strikes this week in separate disputes over the role of guards and working conditions.
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union at Southern, Merseyrail, Arriva Rail North and Greater Anglia will walk out for 24 hours on Tuesday and Thursday in bitter rows over staffing and driver only trains.
The Southern dispute is now in its 18th month, with no sign of the deadlock being broken.
INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS A 'VALUABLE AND NECESSARY ASSET' - HEADTEACHERS' CHAIRMAN
Independent and state education sectors in the UK must collaborate better to prepare the younger generation for "severe post-Brexit uncertainty", principals will be told later.
Chris King, chairman of the Headmasters' & Headmistresses' Conference (HMC), will call for a "cessation of hostilities" against independent schools as he opens the HMC's annual conference.
Emphasising its role in promoting UK excellence across the world, Mr King will urge that the sector is treated as a "valuable and necessary asset" to the economy.
17% OF SPACES UNAVAILABLE DUE TO BAD PARKING, STUDY FINDS
Up to 17% of parking spaces on UK streets could be freed up if drivers stopped parking badly, it has been estimated.
Park assist technology, where the vehicle automatically steers itself into a space, could improve parking capacity on the UK's most congested roads by 17% and free up thousands of spaces, according to analysis by Direct Line Car Insurance.
Experts reviewed 120 roads where kerbside parking bays were "full" and there was no space between any two vehicles to fit in an additional car.
IMMUNE CELLS DISCOVERY COULD LEAD TO NEW CYSTIC FIBROSIS TREATMENTS
Fresh insights into how cystic fibrosis affects immune cells could pave the way for new treatments for the condition, researchers believe.
Scientists have discovered that cells in patients with cystic fibrosis that normally defend against infection can also perpetuate damage to the lungs.
Drugs that target these cells could help to stem progression of the disease, they claim.
TV CONTROLS 'COULD USE GESTURES LIKE MINORITY REPORT'
TV's could soon be controlled by "Minority Report" gestures using new technology developed in the UK.
The "Matchpoint" system makes it possible interact with screens simply by using body movements, or waving objects.
In the sci-fi film Minority Report, actor Tom Cruise used arm and hand gestures to manipulate screen images.
CATALONIA DECLARES WIN FOR 'YES' SIDE IN INDEPENDENCE VOTE MARRED BY VIOLENCE
Catalonia's regional government declared a landslide win for the "yes" side in a disputed referendum on independence from Spain that descended into ugly scenes of mayhem.
More than 800 people were injured on Sunday as riot police attacked peaceful protesters and unarmed civilians gathered to cast their ballots.
After the polls closed, Catalan president Carles Puigdemont said Catalonia had "won the right to become an independent state," adding that he would keep his pledge to declare independence unilaterally from Spain if the "yes" side wins.
TWO WOMEN ACCUSED OF KIM JONG NAM AIRPORT ASSASSINATION PLEAD NOT GUILTY
Two women accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader have pleaded not guilty as their trial started in Malaysia.
Siti Aisyah, from Indonesia, and Doan Thi Huong, from Vietnam, entered their pleas at Malaysia's High Court on Monday, nearly eight months after the airport assassination.
The pair could face the death penalty if convicted.