Women Only ‘Pink Taxi’ Launches in Pakistan

Have you been to Pakistan lately? If so, you might have heard rumours of a fleet of Pink Taxi’s donning the streets. Pink Taxi is a taxi service launching in Karachi, Pakistan on March 30th. The service aims to protect...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

HS2: The Future is Now

High Speed 2’s imminent release of £7 Billion represents the biggest tender for procurement in the history of the UK. £3 Billion is ring fenced for Greater Birmingham.  The coming of HS2 places Greater Birmingham in Zone 5 on the London Underground Map....

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...

Major Step Forward In Building A Global Britain As Public Has Its Say On...

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has taken a major step forward in preparing Britain for leaving the EU by publishing proposals for a third runway at Heathrow Airport. A national public consultation begins today into one of the UK’s most important...