How to avoid the hike in Heathrow travel costs

A trick to avoid the hike in the cost of taking public transport between central London and Heathrow Airport has emerged. Several online blogs are advising budget-conscious travellers they can sidestep a... Read more »

Vehicle ends up on roof after swerving to avoid animal in east London neighbourhood

Monday started off with a bang for a quiet street in east London, Ont. after a driver swerved to avoid hitting an animal and ended up flipping their vehicle. According to witnesses... Read more »

Volunteer helps drivers avoid London traffic camera fines

Drivers caught out by one of the borough’s most profitable traffic cameras are avoiding fines thanks to a total stranger wielding a little-known London law. Ivan Murray-Smith, a 35-year-old from Norfolk, volunteers... Read more »

Public urged to avoid travelling as record-breaking temperatures loom

T he public have been urged to avoid travelling as record-breaking temperatures are predicted to hit the capital next week. A national emergency has been declared in England after the first ever... Read more »

Avoid booze and close the curtains: how to cope in England’s 40C heatwave | UK weather

Put that cold beer down, hold the iced coffee and shut the window. Common tricks for keeping cool in a British summer do not apply to the sweltering, record-breaking temperatures forecast for... Read more »

South London fire live: 100 firefighters and 15 engines tackle huge blaze in Norbury as they ask for people to avoid the area

Fifteen fire engines and around 100 firefighters are tackling a huge blaze in South London, London Fire Brigade has confirmed. The Brigade was called to the scene at Turle Road in Norbury... Read more »

Tube strike is on as TfL warns Londoners to avoid travelling until Wednesday mid-morning

S trikes on the London Underground will press ahead on Tuesday after last minute crunch talks failed. Transport for London (TfL) has been advising Londoners and commuters to avoid travelling if possible... Read more »

‘Avoid Tube’ warning as strike could close South London stations

Transport for London today (5 June) advised people to avoid travelling on the Tube network tomorrow and before 8am on Tuesday 7 June. It said a strike by members of the RMT... Read more »

High risk UK contacts of monkeypox cases told to self-isolate and avoid children for three weeks

British holidaymakers have been urged to stay ‘alert’ to the dangers of monkeypox as the number of cases is set to rise today and the Government is urging high-risk contacts to self-isolate for... Read more »

Sensible MPs avoid the airwaves after elections. Fortunately, Dumb and Dumber were available | John Crace

On days like these, every prime minister needs his useful idiots. The morning after the local elections is a time for twattery as all parties try to make sense of the results... Read more »