Category: Lifestyle in UK

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

UK Travel Alert: Major Delays At Airports Due to Motorway Closure

Holidaymakers have been urged to leave more time to travel to Gatwick and Heathrow airports this weekend due to roadworks on the M25. The M25 is due to close between junctions 10 and 11 from 9 pm on Friday, March 15 until 6 am on Monday, March 18. The roadworks are likely to lead to…
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Heathrow Airport Introduces Convenient Pre-Booked Security Slots

Making your way through security at one of the world’s largest and busiest airports has just become a breeze. Heathrow Airport in London developed a system called “Heathrow Timeslot” that will allow travellers to pre-book a timeslot at the security screening checkpoint in order to avoid excessive lines at airport security. The program is currently…
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King Charles’ Coronation: Flight Restrictions And Travel Disruptions

Flight restrictions have been imposed above central London this weekend for King Charles’ coronation. The restrictions will ban light aircraft and drones from flying below 2,500 feet in an area over the capital on 05 and 06 May, which includes Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. The restrictions will be in force from 9 AM on…
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Self-Driving Bus To Take The Road In Scotland

The United Kingdom’s first full-sized driverless bus trial will take place in Scotland on 15 May.  The 14-mile route between Ferrytoll Park and Ride in Fife and Edinburgh Park train and tram interchange will be served by self-driving buses, representing a significant advancement in the field of autonomous transportation. The buses will have sensors enabling…
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Manchester To Start Charging Tourists for Visiting

Manchester will soon become the first UK city to charge a tourist tax. From 1 April, tourists to Manchester staying overnight in a city centre hotel or holiday apartment can expect to pay a new tourist fee of £1 per night, per room. Visitors to the northwestern city who stay will be charged £1 per…
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