UK Travel News

Flight Escorted By Fighter Jets Into London Stansted Airport

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK

Two RAF fighter jets were scrambled to escort a Pakistan International Airlines flight to London Stansted Airport, as a passenger was wanted by police...

Shaken Passengers Share Pics As BA Plane 'Skids Off' Runway At Billund

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK

Shaken passengers have shared chaotic images on social media after their British Airways plane appeared to skid off the runway at Billund, Denmark, th...

Thick Fog Causes Flight Cancellations And Delays Amid Freezing Temperatures

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK

Flights have been cancelled at London airports as thick fog swathes parts of south and south east England on Monday. Around 100 flights were affected ...

Almost 1,000 UK Holidaymakers Are Being Flown Back From Gambia

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK

Nearly 1,000 holidaymakers on Thomas Cook packages in Gambia are to be flown home amid growing concerns of political unrest in the west African nation...

An Obscure Law Could 'Open The Floodgates' For Big Refunds For Southern Rail Commuters

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK

A Southern Rail commuter claims to have used an obscure law to get a refund worth thousands from his season ticket due to bad service. The man, known ...

Brexit Could Mean An Even Longer Queue At Passport Control, Airports Warn

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 15.01.2017 | UK

Passengers landing at UK airports could be in for longer queues after Brexit, airports have warned. The Airport Operators Association (AOA) has said t...

Flight Cancellations, Road Closures And Evacuations Begin As Snow And Gales Arrive

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK

Gales, snow and heavy rain have brought traffic chaos to Britain, as Londoners marvelled at snowfall. Fights were cancelled, roads were closed due to ...

M1 Closed After Body Discovered On Motorway

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK

Part of the M1 was closed after a body was discovered on the motorway. The road was closed northbound after on Tuesday between junctions 16 (Northamp...

This Is What Happens When Two Great British Traditions Collide

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK

Monday’s Tube Strike has created what might be the world’s biggest queue for public transport - as two great British traditions collide with chaot...

Thousands Of Holidays Cancelled As Travel Firm Goes Bust

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK

Thousands of travellers have had their holidays cancelled or cut short after a British cruise firm went into administration. All Leisure Holidays, whi...

London Flights Cancelled As Thick Fog Descends On The Capital

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK

A number of flights from London City airport were cancelled today because of thick fog. By midday, 22 arrivals and 29 departures had been cancelled. A...

Southern Rail Passengers Should Brace Themselves For An Awful Start To The New Year

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

Commuters on the beleaguered Southern Railway are to face horrific delays and disruption over New Year as Britain’s biggest rail union confirms fres...

These Three Strikes Announced On The Same Day, Are Bad News If You're Flying At Christmas

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

BA cabin crew will strike on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a row over pay - the latest airport staff to announce industrial action that threatens tr...

Ferrari Crashes Into Group Of Pedestrians, Injuring Six

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK

A Ferrari has crashed into a group of people in South London, injuring six of them. The sports car reportedly mounted the curb on Monday morning near ...

Adverts Promoting Human Rights Act Deemed 'Too Political' For Train Commuters

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK

Adverts that defend the Human Rights Act by Amnesty International have been deemed “too political” for Britain’s railways and ditched by Network...

Lorry Spills 20 Tonnes Of Pasta And Bolognese Creating 'Spaghetti Junction'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK

A main road has been blocked in both directions after a lorry shed its load of pasta and bolognese sauce. The vehicle spilled 20 tonnes of the Italian...

EU Countries Could Be Adding A Tax To Your Holiday Thanks To Brexit

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK

The home secretary has warned that British holidaymakers could face a “holiday tax” to travel to the European Union as part of a trade-off for lea...

Black Lives Matter Occupy London City Airport Runway To Ground Flights

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK

London City Airport if fully operational after a Black Lives Matter protest occupied the runway and grounded all flights in and out. Police were call...

Black Lives Matter Occupy London City Airport Runway To Ground Flights

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK

Black Lives Matter protesters staging a demonstration over climate change at London City Airport have brought flights both in and out to a standstill....

You May Have Missed This First Bit Of Bad News About Rail Fares We've Had Today

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

Rail fares have increased at double the speed of wages since 2010, according to analysis released on the day another rise was announced. Research by...

Tube Staff Splash Vegetable Soup Around Carriages To Imitate Vomit In Night Tube Preparations

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK

Preparations for the London Night Tube are well underway, with staff being tested on their ability to evacuate stations and even deal with vegetable s...

Police Forced To Hand Out Water To Motorists Stranded In Huge Dover Queues

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.07.2016 | UK

Holiday makers and truck drivers have been caught in “traffic chaos” outside Dover, as terror fears led to severe delays at the port of Dover as t...

The Moment Black Cab Bursts Into Flames On Central London Bridge

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK

A black cab has caught fire on a the middle of a central London bridge, causing long delays as firefighters tackled and the blaze and shut the crossin...

London Bus And Fire Engine Crash, Injuring Seven

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK

A London bus and a fire engine crashed in Brixton on Thursday evening, injuring seven people and causing travel chaos. The head on smash happened at a...

Travel Chaos Looms After South London Flash Flooding Left Cars Submerged

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK

Flash flooding in south London, which turned a high street into a canal, is disrupting travel in the area, with trains carrying commuters at a slower ...