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“Flop26” has got off to a terrible start, says Alex Wickham in Politico. “Despite the huge stakes on climate change, the UK and the EU remain mired in political infighting on Brexit.” To make matters worse, the train line from London was down, and with bin collectors in Glasgow on strike, the city is infested with enormous rats. Donald Trump is now the favourite to win the 2024 US presidential election. In August, Paddy Power gave Trump the third best odds to win. Now it has him in pole position. Ryanair plans to cut fares this winter to bolster demand. The budget airline is expecting to make a loss of up to £170m this year.