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TUI comes to the aid of riot police

Travel giants Thomson and First Choice, both part of the TUI group, are bending the rules to come to the aid of riot police.  Any officer who has had to miss their holiday this week due to all...

Are sunbeds as addictive as alcohol and drugs?

Despite the NHS warning us constantly that too much exposure to UV rays through prolonged use of sunbeds is bad for us; around 3 million of us Brits still use them. It seems difficult to understand when we’re...

Travel Insurance Trebles Overnight

Research has shown that travel insurance policies can treble overnight when potential customers hit the age of 65. Consumer group Which? revealed figures showing that one in four insurance companies were refusing to offer cover to new customers...

Love It Or Hate It, You’re Not Having It

Marmite is said to be an acquired taste, however in Denmark it doesn’t matter whether you love Marmite or hate it, as the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration have banned the product under food safety laws. Back in...

Diagnosis Malaria – UK Cases Rise

Britons travelling abroad have been warned to be alert to the signs of Malaria after confirmed cases in UK travellers have risen. Following Cheryl Cole’s high profile diagnosis last year, people became more aware of the fact that...

Cyber Crime Hits The Gap

Travellers throughout the world are being warned about the importance of internet security ahead of their holidays this summer. Particularly at risk can be gap year students who use the internet to keep in touch with family and...

Snow Way

Famous for its sun scorched scenery, desert like terrain and year round warm temperatures, visitors to Arizona got a shock recently when it started to snow. Early summer usually sees temperatures of around 30°C in the popular tourist...

Visits To Apple Tree Could Crumble

The tree that helped Sir Isaac Newton realise the theory of gravity has been cordoned off from invasive visitors. Due to its popularity, the number of people wanting to sit beneath the famous apple tree has raised cause...

EU Database Will Know What You Ate For Lunch

The UK is about to sign up to a new European Union strategy that will see the details of millions of British air passengers stored for up to 5 years in a bid to combat terrorism. At the...

The Sahara Is Deserted In Las Vegas

The famous Sahara Hotel and Casino, a fixture on the Las Vegas strip for nearly sixty years has finally closed its doors for good. The Sahara opened in 1952, and being only the 6th casino to be built...