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Take this test to reveal your ‘lifestyle’ age… are you old before your time or holding back the years? (18/6/2018) - Going on holiday is one of the top ways to stay feeling young, but does the rest of your life leave you younger or older than your actual years? A new interactive test has been created by Fairy Non-Bio, to…
Can you spot our famous dad? Win a £25 Amazon voucher with our Father’s Day competition (14/6/2018) - Father’s Day is coming, so why not join in the fun and see if you can spot the famous dad we’re shining the spotlight on – and be in with a chance of winning a £25 Amazon voucher. Simply head…
Ryanair opening base at Southend Airport with flights to Spain, Greece and Portugal (14/6/2018) - Ryanair is opening a new base at Southend Airport with almost 60 flights a week departing for top European destinations. The low-cost carrier will base three aircraft at the Essex airport, with flights to 13 destinations in eight countries. Popular…
Ryanair cuts check in time – and missing the deadline could cost £55 (13/6/2018) - Starting from today, Ryanair passenger have just 48 hours to check in ahead of their flight – unless they’ve paid to choose a seat. Previously, the cheap-flights airline allowed passengers a week to check in, this was then cut to…
M23 closures in June – Gatwick passengers urged to leave extra time to reach airport (12/6/2018) - Air passengers flying from Gatwick Airport have been urged to leave extra time to reach flights due to M23 closures in June. The planned closures are part of ongoing work converting the M25-to-Gatwick section of the M23 into a smart…
Driving in London to cost up to £24 a day… with new 24-hour ULEZ charge confirmed (12/6/2018) - Drivers who own diesel cars built before 2015 and pre-2006 petrols will have to pay a £12.50 ULEZ charge to drive anywhere in London 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The pollution charge – which is on top…
Here are 2018’s new motoring laws, charges and regulations coming into force over the coming year… here is the at-a-glance guide you need to read now (12/6/2018) - Are you ready for the deluge of new motoring laws and regulation changes heading our way in 2018? Keep ahead of the pack and avoid scrapes with the cops by following our full guide to what’s coming to a highway…
When are England’s World Cup matches and will I need to book time off or pay to watch on TV? (11/6/2018) - It’s been a slow-burn, but the excitement is rising as England’s first World Cup Group G match is just days away. Here are all the dates you might need to book off from work or plan ahead to make for…
Cops to get new ‘super’ breathalysers to catch more drink drivers (11/6/2018) - Police are to be given new roadside breathalysers that close a loophole allowing some drink-drivers to escape justice. Currently, drivers who fail roadside tests are taken back to the police station to undergo a second test giving an accurate reading…
French speed limit to be cut within days… find out when, where and how to avoid the risk of fines up to £650 (11/6/2018) - Brits heading to the Continent have been warned to look out for new speed restrictions as French authorities reveal cuts to limits on two-lane roads across the country. A surge in road deaths has led to the new curbs on…
Get free drinking water at airports and beat the after-security price hikes… where to fill up your bottles revealed (11/6/2018) - Airport security rules make it impossible to take water through to the departure lounge, where buying bottles can be frustratingly expensive. However, it’s easy to dampen down your airside expenses by packing a few empty bottles in your hand luggage…
Foreign road sign test – can you beat our ‘unbeatable’ test? (8/6/2018) - Brits are left baffled when driving around the continent, as four in five (80%) struggle to correctly identify foreign road signs whilst driving abroad, according to a new study. Take the test here Driving on the right-hand side of the…
Planes could soon have windows removed and here’s why (7/6/2018) - Passengers could soon be flying in planes that have no windows – matching findings of an earlier APH study into the future of flight. Gazing out of the window may be one of the highlights of flying, with spectacular views…
Gatwick Airport at 60… from the Queen and Princess Di to George Michael – we look back through the years (6/6/2018) - Light the candles – Gatwick Airport is 60 years old this Saturday (June 9). The airport was opened in its present form by Queen Elizabeth II on 9th June 1958 – becoming the first such facility to combine air, road…
Guide to FIFA Fan Fests at 2018 World Cup in Russia (4/6/2018) - Where to support Kane once you get off the plane With the 2018 FIFA World Cup just around the corner, all eyes will be on Russia this summer as the 21st international football tournament takes place in 12 venues located…

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