Our guide to the best coach holidays in Britain and beyond 

The popularity of coach holidays was highlighted this week when National Express announced that bookings made by those aged 65 and over had leapt by 185 per cent in the past fortnight year on year Charabanc holidays took off in the early 20th century when horse-drawn carriages were fitted with benches for group trips, usually … Read more Our guide to the best coach holidays in Britain and beyond 

Fears Britain will tear up 48-hour working week limit

Fears Britain will tear up 48-hour working week limit in post-Brexit shake-up of regulations for lunch breaks, overtime and holiday pay entitlements Requirement of businesses to report working hours could save up to £1billion Many Tory MPs are likely to welcome the shake-up of the ‘working time directive’ But Labour, unions and ‘Red Wall’ voters … Read more Fears Britain will tear up 48-hour working week limit

Fears Britain will tear up 48-hour working week limit

Fears Britain will tear up 48-hour working week limit in post-Brexit shake-up of regulations for lunch breaks, overtime and holiday pay entitlements Requirement of businesses to report working hours could save up to £1billion Many Tory MPs are likely to welcome the shake-up of the ‘working time directive’ But Labour, unions and ‘Red Wall’ voters … Read more Fears Britain will tear up 48-hour working week limit

More than 15,000 migrants tried to sneak into Britain last year, new figures show 

More than 15,000 migrants tried to cross the Channel and sneak into Britain last year, new figures show Report says Channel crossings grew as clandestine smuggling in lorries declined Figures show 8,500 reached the UK in 2020 and more than 15,000 tried to cross  The number of unsuccessful crossings had not previously been disclosed  By … Read more More than 15,000 migrants tried to sneak into Britain last year, new figures show 

More than 15,000 migrants tried to sneak into Britain last year, new figures show 

More than 15,000 migrants tried to cross the Channel and sneak into Britain last year, new figures show Report says Channel crossings grew as clandestine smuggling in lorries declined Figures show 8,500 reached the UK in 2020 and more than 15,000 tried to cross  The number of unsuccessful crossings had not previously been disclosed  By … Read more More than 15,000 migrants tried to sneak into Britain last year, new figures show 

UK weather: Britain faces up to a foot of snow over 40 hours from tomorrow

After a brief respite of milder and wet conditions, winter is set to return with a vengeance to parts of Britain as up to a foot of snow falls over 40 hours and temperatures drop to as low as -12C (10F). Blizzard conditions are expected to strike from the early hours of tomorrow morning until … Read more UK weather: Britain faces up to a foot of snow over 40 hours from tomorrow

UK weather: Britain faces up to a foot of snow over 40 hours from tomorrow

After a brief respite of milder and wet conditions, winter is set to return with a vengeance to parts of Britain as up to a foot of snow falls over 40 hours and temperatures drop to as low as -12C (10F). Blizzard conditions are expected to strike from the early hours of tomorrow morning until … Read more UK weather: Britain faces up to a foot of snow over 40 hours from tomorrow

Britain predicted to keep saving record sums during the third lockdown

Britain’s shift into a nation of accidental savers will continue during the third national lockdown, experts predict, as people who can continue to salt away money they aren’t spending. But a steep rise in unemployment thanks to the coronavirus pandemic – and the ebbing away of the novelty factor of money saved on commuting and … Read more Britain predicted to keep saving record sums during the third lockdown

Brexit Britain wins backing of Telefonica boss

Brexit Britain wins backing of Telefonica boss Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete Lopez By Ruth Sunderland, Business Editor, For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 GMT, 11 January 2021 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 11 January 2021 One of Europe’s leading executives said he is giving a ‘vote of confidence’ to post-Brexit Britain and predicted that the economy will … Read more Brexit Britain wins backing of Telefonica boss

Israel shames Britain with round-the-clock jabs as UK’s vaccine minister blames medicine shortage

Israel is continuing to shame Britain and the rest of the world with its 24/7 vaccination programme as it now begins innoculating people as young as 55. The Middle Eastern country has raced ahead by squeezing every last dose out of its vaccine supplies and using its efficient health system to launch a round-the-clock immunisation … Read more Israel shames Britain with round-the-clock jabs as UK’s vaccine minister blames medicine shortage