Travel

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Home Office faces criticism from MPs over passport control tweet

Home Office faces criticism from MPs over 'wholly unacceptable' passport control tweet

Home Office faces criticism from MPs over 'unacceptable' passport control tweet

The Home Office received backlash after tweeting that families with different surnames should bring extra documentation to passport control, which includes birth and divorce certificates.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Dozens of Irish-based pilots are staging a 24-hour strike in an ongoing dispute

Thousands grounded as Ryanair pilots call third strike

Thousands grounded as Ryanair pilots call third strike

Dozens of Irish-based pilots are staging a 24-hour strike in an ongoing dispute over working arrangements

Monday, July 23, 2018

Monday, July 23, 2018

The bus will be used without a driver in depots for manoeuvres such as parking, fuelling and washing (stock image)

Stagecoach to trial driverless bus

Stagecoach to trial driverless bus

The bus will be used without a driver in depots for manoeuvres such as parking, fuelling and washing

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

A yoga class has been held on a train to combat so-called phone zombies

Yoga class held on train to combat 'phone zombies'

Yoga class held on train to combat 'phone zombies'

Poses and mindfulness tips for passengers and 'phone zombies'

Monday, March 26, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

Passengers travel on first self-driving mainline train in the UK

Passengers travel on first self-driving mainline train in the UK

Passengers travel on first self-driving mainline train in the UK

The Thameslink train has an automated system which accelerates and brakes

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

United Airlines flies pet dog to Japan by mistake

United Airlines flies pet dog to Japan by mistake - after puppy died on earlier flight

US airline flies dog to Japan by mistake - after puppy died on earlier flight

The German shepherd as supposed to be taken to Kansas

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Millennial railcard website crashes due to high demand

Millennial railcard website crashes due to high demand

Millennial railcard website crashes due to high demand

Just 10,000 new millennial railcards went on sale today, however passengers are struggling to buy them

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Beast from the East and Storm Emma: Travel updates for London, Manchester, Birmingham and the rest of the UK

Beast from the East and Storm Emma: Travel updates for London, Manchester, Birmingham and the rest of the UK

Need to venture outside? Check out our travel guide for your area

Travel disruption due to the weather is expected to continue all week

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

From broken bones to damaged homes - Beast from the East and Storm Emma cause more than travel problems

From broken bones to damaged homes - Beast from the East and Storm Emma cause more than travel problems

Beast from the East and Storm Emma cause more than just travel problems

Many Twitter users have revealed the problems they've had caused by the weather

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Three British tourists arrested after 'harassing gay couple on flight'

Three British tourists arrested after 'harassing gay couple on flight'

Three British tourists arrested after 'harassing gay couple on flight'

The trio allegedly continued the verbal abuse of a bus journey to the baggage terminal

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

London City Airport closed due to Work War Two bomb discovery

London City Airport closed due to Work War Two bomb discovery

London City Airport closed due to Work War Two bomb discovery

A bomb from the Second World War has been discovered in the River Thames

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

'Who needs an alarm clock?' - Storm Georgina keeps the UK up at night

'Who needs an alarm clock?' - Storm Georgina keeps the UK up at night

'Who needs an alarm clock?' - Storm Georgina keeps the UK up at night

Storm Georgina has arrived in the UK bringing gusts of up to 90 mph

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure'

Transport secretary Chris Grayling is to be questioned about the decision not to go ahead with three rail electrification schemes

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Drivers stranded overnight in Scotland due to snow and ice

Drivers stranded overnight in Scotland due to snow and ice

Drivers stranded overnight in Scotland due to snow and ice

Mountain rescue teams were sent to help those stuck on the M74

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Most commuters see no improvement to train services, despite fares rising

Most commuters see no improvement to train services, despite fares rising

Most commuters see no improvement to train services, despite fares rising

A poll showed around 67% of commuters think the service from their train company has stayed the same and 13% believe it has actually got worse

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

'Rail travel should not be facility for greedy capitalists', says RMT Union

Rail fares crisis: Julia tells RMT train union chief to 'go google it' in row over poverty and food banks

Julia tells RMT leader to 'go google it' in row over poverty and food banks

Julia Hartley-Brewer had a strong debate with the RMT's Steve Hedley over how capitalism has affected quality of life

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

'Labour has proved it can run railways and we should have pride and do it', says shadow transport secretary

'Labour has proved it can run railways and we should have pride and do it', says shadow transport secretary

'Labour has proved it can run railways', says shadow transport secretary

The shadow transport secretary says re-nationalising the railway is not a radical move

Rail fares: How does the UK compare to European countries?

Rail Fares: Annoyed by the latest increases? Here's some stats to make you even madder

Annoyed by the latest rail fare hikes? Here's some stats to make you even madder

Analysis of comparable prices in mainland Europe makes the picture even bleaker

Rail fares: 'It's time Government stopped trying to fleece people'

Rail prices: Jeremy Corbyn supporter Christian Wolmar demands re-nationalisation as 'great train robbery' protests continue

Corbyn supporter demands re-nationalisation as 'rip-off fare' protests continue

Railway historian Christian Wolmar believes the railway will be nationalised again at some point

Rail campaigners and passenger groups outraged by 3.4% fare increase

Rail campaigners and passenger groups outraged at 3.4% fare increase

Rail campaigners and passenger groups outraged at 3.4% fare increase

Campaigners have claimed the rise is unfair as it is outpacing earnings

Friday, December 22, 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

'Should've just bought Nigel Farage a blue holder' - Many angered over UK passports becoming blue

'Should've just bought Nigel Farage a blue holder' - Many angered over UK passports becoming blue

'Nigel Farage should've had a blue holder' - Many angered over new UK passports

The Home Office has said from October 2019 new blue passports will be given to those renewing or applying

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Uber: Could these rivals take its place on the market?

As Uber lurches from one crisis to another, these are the companies looking to knock it off its perch

As Uber faces yet more strife, these are the companies looking to capitalise

Uber has come under much controversy and other companies do appear to be running a similar service

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Disabled passenger claims he wasn't allowed on Air India flight over wheelchair

Disabled passenger claims he wasn't allowed on Air India flight because of his electric wheelchair

Disabled passenger claims he wasn't allowed on Air India flight over wheelchair

Air India has denied claims made by passenger Kaushik Majumdar

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Man applauded by plane passengers for shutting down racist woman

Man applauded by fellow plane passengers for shutting down racist woman

Man applauded by plane passengers for shutting down racist woman

A white woman allegedly told an African-American he shouldn't be in the priority boarding queue

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Flight attendant suspended after eating passenger's leftover meal

Chinese flight attendant suspended after eating passenger's leftover meal

Chinese flight attendant suspended after eating passenger's leftover meal

Urumqi Air released a statement saying the woman did not handle leftover food properly

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Man fined for painting extra road markings to make his commute faster

Man fined for painting extra road markings to make his commute faster

Man fined for painting extra road markings to make his commute faster

Police identified the man after he was caught on CCTV

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Motorcyclist caught travelling at 172 mph in United Arab Emirates

Motorcyclist caught speeding at 172 mph in United Arab Emirates

Motorcyclist caught speeding at 172 mph in United Arab Emirates

The speed limit on the road the motorcyclist was on is 75 mph

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Teenagers sentenced for 'train surfing' in Essex

Teenagers sentenced for 'train surfing' in Essex

Teenagers sentenced for 'train surfing' in Essex

The teenagers were filmed climbing between carriages and holding on to the outside of a TfL train as it moved along

London buses to be fuelled by waste coffee grounds

London buses to be fuelled by waste coffee grounds

London buses to be fuelled by waste coffee grounds

The buses will not have to be modified in order to use this fuel

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Attacks, initiations and eating dog - British explorer Benedict Allen's shocking trips

Benedict Allen: The real-life Indian Jones for whom death is a daily nemesis

Benedict Allen: The real-life Indian Jones for whom death is a daily nemesis

British explorer Benedict Allen has been spotted 'alive and well' after being reported missing in Papua New Guinea

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Man jumps out of car seconds before it bursts into flames

Man jumps out of car seconds before it bursts into flames

Man jumps out of car seconds before it bursts into flames

Six fire engine were sent to the scene on a road in Hong Kong

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Social media users too quick to jump to conclusions about video of boy on train

Social media users too quick to jump to conclusions about video of boy on train

Social media users too quick to jump to conclusions about video of boy on train

Many criticised the education system and parents for being too pushy towards children

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Parents and 10-year-old killed at train crossing in France

Parents and 10-year-old killed at train crossing in France

Parents and 10-year-old killed at train crossing in France

The crossing in Bonneville-sur-Touques had no barriers or alarms

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Seven-year-old girl manages to board flight without ticket on her own

Lone seven-year-old girl manages to board flight without ticket

Lone seven-year-old girl manages to board flight without ticket

The girl ran away from her parents near Geneva’s central railway station

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

English translation of Paris Metro map slammed for being 'overtly racist'

English translation of Paris Metro map which includes stations called 'Auschwitz' and 'Richard the N****r' slammed for racism

English translation of Paris Metro map slammed for being 'overtly racist'

Station translations included Richard Lenoir to Richard the N****r and Villejuif which literally means Jewish Town simply being named Auschwitz

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

T-charge: 'Boris Johnson did nothing about pollution, so I'm over the moon Sadiq Khan is', says Ken Livingstone

T-charge: 'Boris Johnson did nothing about pollution, so I'm over the moon Sadiq Khan is', says Ken Livingstone

'Boris Johnson did nothing about pollution, so I'm over the moon Sadiq Khan is'

Ken Livingstone says it's a tragedy that pollution in London hasn't been tackled sooner

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

The executive order was blocked hours before it was scheduled to take place

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Passengers criticise 'hysterical, screaming AirAsia crew' for causing panic during emergency

Passengers criticise 'hysterical, screaming AirAsia crew' for causing panic during emergency

Passengers criticise 'screaming AirAsia crew' for causing panic during emergency

The plane dropped 20,000 feet due to a cabin pressure issue and had to return to Perth, Australia

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

At least 12 dead and several missing after boat carrying Rohingya refugees sinks

At least 12 dead and several missing after boat carrying Rohingya refugees sinks

At least 12 dead after boat carrying Rohingya refugees sinks

Many of the people on the boat were thought to have been children

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Monarch: 'Ryanair has forced others out of business leaving taxpayers with the bill'

Monarch: 'Companies like Ryanair are forcing others out of business leaving taxpayers with the bill'

'Ryanair has forced Monarch out of business leaving taxpayers with the bill'

Former airline pilot Terry Tozer says many in the airline industry think low-cost airlines have made the industry worse

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

'Absolutely disgusting' - easyJet criticised over high prices following Monarch collapse

'Absolutely disgusting' - easyJet criticised over high prices following Monarch collapse

'Disgusting' - easyJet criticised over high prices following Monarch collapse

Some passengers think easyJet prices have been increased on purpose as many stranded passengers search for flights

'Brexit is bonkers' - Monarch collapse blamed on Brexit as travel chaos continues

'Brexit is bonkers' - Monarch collapse blamed on Brexit as travel chaos continues

'Brexit is bonkers' - Monarch collapse blamed on Brexit as travel chaos goes on

Whilst some are blaming Brexit for travel problems, others are expressing their sympathy for those that have lost their jobs

"Monarch has really suffered over the last few years', says ABTA spokeswoman Victoria Bacon

Monarch has been decimated by recent terror attack, says ABTA spokeswoman Victoria Bacon

Monarch has been decimated by recent terror attacks, says ABTA spokeswoman

Victoria Bacon from the Association of British Travel Agents spoke to Daisy McAndrew about the airline's collapse

Major effort by Civil Aviation Authority to return UK citizens stranded by Monarch Airlines collapse begins

Major effort by Civil Aviation Authority to return UK citizens stranded by Monarch Airlines collapse begins

Major effort to return UK citizens stranded by Monarch Airlines collapse begins

The airline's collapse has left over 100,000 people stranded overseas

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

'Ryanair's problems lie at the heart of the Irish Aviation Authority', says travel writer

'Ryanair customers won't be put off by flight cancellation chaos', says travel writer

'Ryanair customers won't be put off by flight cancellation chaos'

Travel writer Frank Brehany says hardcore customers might stick with airline

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital

Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital

Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital

The suspension was announced following an independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan

Offensive adverts, Twitter exchanges and charges - Ryanair has long been a controversial airline

From toilets to Twitter wars: Ryanair and its history of controversies

From toilets to Twitter wars: Ryanair and its history of controversies

Ryanair has cancelled thousands of flights leaving passengers left angry and annoyed. But it's certainly not the first time the company has run into trouble

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

WATCH: Stowaways leap from moving Polish lorry on M1

WATCH: Stowaways leap from moving Polish lorry and run across M1

WATCH: Stowaways leap from moving Polish lorry and run across M1

The stowaways ran towards a field at the side of the road

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

North Korea, Venezuela, and Chad to be subject to new US travel restrictions

US travel ban extended to North Korea, Venezuela and Chad

US travel ban extended to North Korea, Venezuela and Chad

The restrictions have morphed from a travel ban imposed by Donald Trump on six majority-Muslim countries this year

WATCH: Man clings on to side of moving subway train in New York

WATCH: 'Spiderman' daredevil clings to side of speeding subway train in New York

WATCH: 'Spiderman' daredevil clings to side of speeding subway train in New York

The man can be seen through the window in the door of the train

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Plane almost collides with cargo aircraft at Hong Kong International Airport

Plane almost collides with cargo aircraft at Hong Kong International Airport

Plane almost collides with cargo aircraft at Hong Kong International Airport

An investigation is now taking place by the Civil Aviation Department

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Ryanair: 'Pilots are not treated as the highly trained professionals that they are'

Ryanair: Former pilot says 'we aren't treated like the highly trained professionals we are'

Ryanair: Former pilot says 'we aren't treated with the respect we deserve'

Former airline pilot Terry Tozer thinks Ryanair aren't being fully honest about the reasons for the cancelled flights

Self-driving buses to be used in China by end of the year

Self-driving buses to be rolled out in China by end of the year

Self-driving buses to be rolled out in China by end of the year

Driverless buses are to be used on two routes in Shenzhen

Ryanair to hold annual general meeting amid crisis of pilot shortages and cancelled flights

Ryanair to hold annual general meeting amid crisis of pilot shortages and cancelled flights

Ryanair to hold AGM amid crisis of pilot shortages and cancelled flights

The company recently shelved a number of daily flights, causing disruption for customers

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