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Motorists trapped as suspicious object shuts UK highway

LONDON — Dozens of cars have been stuck for hours on one of Britain’s main highways after it was closed due to a “suspicious object.” Police say the M1 motorway is shut in both directions on a stretch near Milton Keynes, about 50 miles (80 kilometres) north of London. Thames Valley Police say the object…



Former UK leader advises immigration curbs instead of Brexit

LONDON — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is proposing tough new immigration rules as part of a plan to keep Britain from leaving the European Union. The longtime Brexit opponent said Sunday that controlling immigration from other EU countries would satisfy the British public’s demands without having to take Britain out of the 28-nation…


8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Wales

Rich in history and natural beauty, Wales has a living Celtic culture distinct to the rest of the UK. Travelers are attracted to Wales because of its beautiful landscape, including the mountains and coast of its stunning national parks, the wealth of history and large number of imposing castles. Here are 8 reasons why you […]


Britain will not pay ‘a penny more’ than it thinks right to leave EU: Boris Johnson

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will pay “not a penny more, not a penny less” than what the government thinks its legal obligations are to the European Union as the country leaves the bloc, foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Friday. Talking to BBC Radio Four, Johnson said his comment that the EU could “go whistle” […]


Castles and fortifications to visit on a cycling holiday in England and Wales

Its difficult to believe this unspoilt area of #England and #Wales, was once one of the most fought over area of the UK – there are castles everywhere.  Try our Shropshire Castles cycle tour for easy cycling and great castles to visit at Clun, Wigmore, Hopton, Stokesay and  Ludlow. On our Herefordshire cycling holidays you […]


This Week in Brexit: Trump Promises a Trade Deal

G20 Hamburg: President Trump assures Prime Minister May that a U.S. / UK trade deal is a priority for his administration.


Air pollution issues go back to court

Air pollution is forcing the UK government back to court for the seventh time. The environmental legal group ClientEarth says minsters failed to conduct their recent public consultation on clean air properly. It also says the government’s pollution plans for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are far too vague. A government spokesman said ministers were […]