Interchange Boost As National Express Moves Into Bus Station

Wolverhampton’s £120 million Interchange plans will receive a boost next week when National Express relocates its coach operation into the city’s state-of-the-art bus station. The move on Sunday, June 5 will relieve congestion around the operator’s current stop on Pipers...

Travelling to the US without a visa

Submitted by Josh Hobson Travelling to the US isn't as difficult as one might think. Citizens from 38 countries are able to effortlessly enter the US without a visa, but instead, travel with an ESTA. ESTA or Electronic System for Travel...

Direct flights from Birmingham to India launched

Air india plans to operate two direct flights to Amritsar per week from Birmingham Airport. Air India, already currently operates the popular daily flight service to Delhi. The new route to the home of the Golden Temple will be offered...

Wheelchair Users Win Priority Seats Supreme Court Case

Wheelchair users have won a Supreme Court case which will grant them priority spaces on buses over pushchairs. The case was first brought to the Courts by Doug Paulley, a disabled man from Wetherby, West Yorkshire, when he boarded...

Fyre Festival Goes Down in Flames

It was supposed to be the festival of a lifetime. Organised by hip hop artist Ja Rule, Fyre Festival was advertised as a music festival held on an island in the Bahamas and boasting luxury accommodation, food and entertainment. Tickets...

New Law to Stop Taxis Discriminating Against Wheelchair Passengers

New laws coming into effect on the 6th April will see it become illegal for wheelchair-accessible private hire taxis and black cabs to refuse entry to wheelchair passengers. Taxi drivers found breaking this law will be hit with a fine...

Bali Tourists Unwittingly Eating Dog Meat

WARNING- Some of the images below may be distressing According to the animal protection organisation Animals Australia, Bali tourists are unwittingly eating dog meat and thinking it is chicken. Bali, as one of the most developed Indonesian islands, is one of the...

Birmingham Bus Fines Abused

Ex MP reveals motorists’ fines, totalling more than £6 million, for driving in Birmingham bus lanes, are being used by the council to fund public services. Cameras were installed in ten different locations within Birmingham city centre, including Bull...

Any Devices Larger than Phones to be Banned on Middle East-US flights

The US will be barring passengers from eight largely Muslim countries from having any device larger than a phone in their carry-on. Nine airlines from a number of Middle Eastern and North African countries were given 96 hours to implement...

National Express West Midlands Offers Xmas Discounts for Travel!

National Express West Midlands has launched a number of discounted fares via their mTicket app, enabling passengers to purchase their tickets directly to their mobile phone devices. ‘No parking, no driving no worries’ is National Express West Midlands motto...