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2008-09-12 18:00:24

By Jasbir Authi TENS of thousands of Midland holidaymakers were left stranded at home and abroad today after the UK's third largest tour operator went into administration, grounding all flights. XL Leisure Group declared bankruptcy early today after failing to secure a rescue package amid deep financial difficulties. Birmingham couple Theo Clarke and Sarah Brookes, who had been due to fly to the Greek island of Santorini to get married, were among those hit by the collapse. The...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.