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Why airlines want you to go by train

We might not all be Greta Thunberg, shunning air travel for weeks-long odysseys aboard Atlantic yachts, but turning our backs on short-haul flights in favor of train travel is, for many of us, a more practical enterprise.

The UK is staggering toward another Brexit cliffhanger

The UK is staggering towards another Brexit cliff edge. A deal has been agreed between Boris Johnson's government and the European Union, but there's very little chance that this will be ratified in London before Halloween, the current deadline for the United Kingdom's departure.

Timeline emerges for bodies found in truck in England

Paramedics discovered the bodies of 39 people in a truck container at an industrial park outside London in the early hours of Wednesday morning. All victims -- including 31 men and eight women -- are believed by police to be Chinese nationals.

Human remains found at Waterloo battle site

Archaeologists digging at a site where the 1815 Battle of Waterloo was fought have turned up human remains and musket balls, they say, which may help paint a clearer picture of what went down in what was to be Napoleon's final stand.

How much does it cost for a plane not to land?

On June 22, a Brussels Airlines flight from Brussels to Washington, DC, turned around mid-air and went back to its starting point, meaning that passengers spent a total of nine hours in the air to essentially go nowhere.

How the Channel Tunnel changed Europe forever

Pulling out from beneath St Pancras's magnificent wrought iron roof, the Eurostar slipping through tunnels towards the Kent countryside, it's easy to feel blasé about taking a train from London to mainland Europe.