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Horseshoe Pass welcomes Tour of Britain Women 2024 riders on race’s second stage

Horseshoe Pass welcomes Tour of Britain Women 2024 riders on race’s second stage

The race’s second stage started and finished on Chester Street in Wrexham’s city centre on June 7, with the route taking the peloton over the Horseshoe Pass, the mountain pass situated in south-east Denbighshire. The A542 road runs from Llandegla to Llangollen over the Horseshoe Pass with the highest point reaching 417 metres (1,368 ft)....

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Urgent Met Office warning as 50mph winds & thunderstorms hit

Urgent Met Office warning as 50mph winds & thunderstorms hit

THE Met Office has issued an urgent warning with 50mph and thunderstorms set to cause travel chaos. Strong winds will push across eastern England this morning, buffeting Norfolk and Suffolk. 3 Storm clouds blanket the Hampshire cricket ground in Southampton last weekCredit: PA 3 A Met Office yellow warning is in force this morningCredit: Met...

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These European countries spent the most on tourism in 2023

These European countries spent the most on tourism in 2023

The UN World Tourism Organization has tracked which countries spend the most on tourism, earn the most and the most visited destinations last year. ADVERTISEMENT German, British and Italian tourists are among some of the highest spenders when it comes to travel. That is according to the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), which has tracked...

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Fears migrants using Common Travel Area – only 1/3rd come by Channel boats

Fears migrants using Common Travel Area – only 1/3rd come by Channel boats

The Common Travel Area is being used by asylum seekers (Image: Getty) CAMPAIGNERS have called for transparency from the Government on how asylum seekers are entering the country after it emerged that only a third had crossed the Channel in small boats in the last year. There are fears the common travel area (with Ireland)...

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A tiny museum in England has a bigger YouTube following than MoMA – and it’s making $2.8 million a year | CNN

A tiny museum in England has a bigger YouTube following than MoMA – and it’s making $2.8 million a year | CNN

Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get the latest news in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN  —  In this week’s roundup of travel news, we bring you the world’s best restaurants for 2024, Disneyland’s epic expansion plans and the little museum in rural...

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Holidaymakers asked to pay twice for hotels following collapse of German travel firm

Holidaymakers asked to pay twice for hotels following collapse of German travel firm

Sign up to Simon Calder’s free travel email for expert advice and money-saving discounts Get Simon Calder’s Travel email This week, a big German travel combine, FTI Touristik, collapsed. It was the third-largest tour operator in Europe. The company is telling passengers: “All travel arrangements booked via FTI Touristik GmbH with a departure date up...

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All traffic being temporarily held on A483 for Tour of Britain cyclists

All traffic being temporarily held on A483 for Tour of Britain cyclists

The second leg of the race passes through Wrexham today, and as of 3.15pm – all traffic on the A483 both ways between J4 A525 (Coedpoeth) and J2 B5426 (Johnstown) is being held to allow cyclists to pass safely.  Traffic reports state: “Qll traffic being temporarily held and stationary traffic due to the Tour of...

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Hairy Biker ‘Dave Day’ and Appleby Horse Fair traffic warning

Hairy Biker ‘Dave Day’ and Appleby Horse Fair traffic warning

Road users are being warned of heavy traffic in Cumbria as three major events are planned over the weekend. On Saturday, thousands of motorcyclists will take part in “Dave Day”, celebrating the life of Hairy Biker Dave Myers who died from cancer earlier this year. Appleby Horse Fair, the annual gathering of Gypsies and travellers,...

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British tourists facing another travel ‘black day’ as new strikes announced

British tourists facing another travel ‘black day’ as new strikes announced

British tourists may face huge disruption within just days as a new wave of strikes has been announced. One of France’s busiest airports, Paris Orly, is expected to be affected by the walkout of air traffic controllers between June 11 and 13. The union representing these workers, UNSA-ICNA, announced the industrial action, taking place just...

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Why do airlines overbook flights and what happens if you are offloaded?

Why do airlines overbook flights and what happens if you are offloaded?

Sign up to Simon Calder’s free travel email for expert advice and money-saving discounts Get Simon Calder’s Travel email Selling more tickets than there are seats available on an aircraft strikes some people as an appalling business practice – bordering on fraud. After all, theatres and sports venues don’t sell the same seat twice. So...