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...

Birmingham Gets Battery Powered

West Midlands public transport delivery body, Centro, has paired with Spanish tram manufacturer CAF to begin an upgrades on the Metro fleet. The new technology will allow trams to run through areas that may be architecturally sensitive or locations that...

Frankfurt Airport Plans to Include Yoga Rooms

Hindus have welcomed reported plans of Frankfurt Airport, a major international airport in Germany, to invest about $113 million in upgrades/makeover which include yoga rooms. It already has two “professionally equipped” yoga rooms, located in passenger terminals one and two,...

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...

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...

Uber To Appeal London Ban

Uber has officially appealed the decision by Transport for London (TfL) last month not to renew its licence in the city, meaning that it will continue to operate indefinitely. The ride hailing giant said on Friday that it had filed the appeal...

Sex Attacker on Birmingham Train

A woman has been exposed to an upsetting sex attack by a fellow passenger as she travelled through Birmingham on a train. The 21-year-old, from Worcester, boarded on Shirley railway station in Solihull when a man, who was described as...

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...

Holiday Disruptions

Thousands of travellers are anticipated to have disrupted journeys by a upsurge of air traffic control (ATC) strikes across Europe this summer. Managing Director of A4E (Airlines for Europe), Thomas Reynaert warned: “European travellers face a summer of chaos, disruption...

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...