Travel

Peak-lovers piqued as Welsh mountain downgraded to hill

Aug 18, 2018

The Welsh mountain Fan y Big has had a comedown _ it has been downgraded to a hill

'Disruptive' man in Tinkerbell dress ousted from Ryanair jet

Aug 17, 2018

Authorities say a man dressed as Tinkerbell has been removed from a plane at London's Stansted Airport for disruptive behavior

Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestream

Aug 14, 2018

London's famous, festering fatberg lives on _ and is getting its own livestream

Virgin joins BA in criticizing long wait times at Heathrow

Aug 13, 2018

Virgin Atlantic has joined British Airways in criticizing long waiting times at passport control at Heathrow Airport.

British Museum to return looted antiquities to Iraq

Aug 9, 2018

The British Museum says it is handing back to Iraq a group of 5,000-year-old antiquities looted from the country after the U.S.-led 2003 invasion

Hot in the Highlands: Scottish games defeated by heat wave

Aug 9, 2018

In usually rain-soaked Scotland, a traditional Highland Games has fallen victim to Britain's summer heat wave

BA chief criticizes border control delays at Heathrow

Aug 6, 2018

The head of British Airways has urged the British government to move immediately to shorten the long lines regularly faced by passengers arriving at Europe's largest airport, London's Heathrow

US teacher rows solo across Atlantic in record time

Aug 5, 2018

A high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio has rowed solo across the Atlantic, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing

Iceland stops hunting minke whales but only for this season

Aug 2, 2018

One of Iceland's top whaling companies says it has stopped hunting minke whales this year, in response to a new government regulation that has enlarged the protected area for baleen whales

London airports, trains disrupted by extreme weather

Jul 28, 2018

Tourists and Britons hoping to go on vacation are enduring another day of travel trouble in Britain after severe weather led to flight cancellations and delays on cross-Channel trains

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