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Ofsted downgrades hundreds of English schools.

The majority of the exceptional schools in England that were assessed last year have been demoted, according to a study by a watchdog for schools.Some had not been evaluated in 15 years, and many would have undergone "substantial change," such as the hiring of new principals, according to Ofsted.However,...

Half-term airfares cost 42% higher than before the outbreak.

According to consumer group Which?, the average price of a one-way ticket for the October school break was £212, compared to £150 for the same period in 2019.According to a new analysis, half-term airfares are 42% more expensive than before the coronavirus outbreak.According to consumer organization Which?, the average...

The number of passengers at Heathrow Airport is rising but is still below pre-pandemic levels.

The airport is currently battling staff shortages that led to the announcement of a daily passenger departure limit earlier this year.In August of this year, Heathrow Airport welcomed nearly three times as many passengers as it did in August of the previous year.Six million passengers passed through the terminals...

Flights from Gatwick were abruptly cancelled owing to personnel illness.

About 26 EasyJet flights into and out of Gatwick were abruptly canceled due to employee illness, the airport said.A representative for the London airport stated that its air traffic control tower was experiencing staff shortages.It occurred as Gatwick released its half-year financial results, which stated that "business as normal"...

For wet and crazy family entertainment, cross the English Channel to Jersey, where the national costume is a wetsuit.

Jersey is one of the few nations where a wetsuit is the national costume and pier-jumping is the national sport.At least, this is what Derek, the activity instructor, tells my son and me as he hands us our wetsuits and kayaks.We verify his point minutes later as we paddle...

The phone that eliminates photobombing is evaluated.

There is typically something in a vacation snapshot that keeps it from receiving thousands of social media likes, such as a photobombing bystander or an unattractive lamppost.Or perhaps something you simply cannot stand to look at, such as an ex-partner.However, Google provides a solution. Its Pixel 6 Pro includes...

Heathrow instructs airlines to cease summer ticket sales.

Heathrow Airport has instructed airlines to cease selling summer tickets as the largest airport in the United Kingdom struggles to accommodate the increase in air travel.During the busy summer months, the airport will restrict daily departures to 100,000 people, 4,000 fewer than already scheduled.The passenger limit will remain in...

The chief operating officer of EasyJet resigns.

The chief operating officer of EasyJet has resigned following a string of flight cancellations and disruptions at the airline over the past few weeks.Peter Bellew, according to the airline, resigned "to pursue other business opportunities."The chief executive officer of EasyJet, Johan Lundgren, stated, "I'd like to thank Peter for...

“Serious disruption” on roads including the M4 and M5 as protesters target motorways with slow-moving roadblocks over fuel duty.

As protesters demand a reduction in fuel duty, there may be traffic jams on roads across the country, with demonstrators reportedly planning to target primarily three-lane motorways.Police have warned that motorists could face "serious disruption throughout the day" as protesters target motorways in a demonstration against high fuel prices.Early...

More flight cancellations as airlines adjust schedules to accommodate slot amnesty.

The summer has barely begun, but vacationers have already endured months of flight cancellations, delays, and lost luggage.As airlines scramble to rework their flight schedules, there will be an increase in flight cancellations in the coming weeks, resulting in increased traveler frustration.The upheaval is a result of the announcement...

Heathrow has cancelled flights owing to “greater passenger numbers than the airport can serve”.

Passenger counts at Heathrow have exceeded the airport's maximum capacity again today, forcing the management to cancel more flights.Customers who have been affected should be informed by their airline. Some passengers, on the other hand, did not learn of the cancellations until they arrived at London's main airport, Gatwick.A...

Risk of additional BA strikes as more employees are consulted.

As unions talk with more British Airways employees about the possibility of wage-related strikes, industrial action might expand across the country.About 700 Heathrow Airport employees, primarily check-in personnel, have already decided to strike during the summer vacation.However, the GMB and Unite unions are advising engineers and call center employees...

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CBI members vote on lobby group’s future.

According to the CBI, more than 1,000 business executives were consulted regarding the organization's future direction.Following a succession of scandals, CBI members will begin voting today on the future of the business lobbying group.The organization was thrown into chaos after CBI employees made allegations of severe sexual assault against...

Additional disruption as a new surge of walkouts commences

Today, rail service will be interrupted in several places due to new walkouts.Aslef will strike Wednesday and June 3, the day of the FA Cup Final, while RMT will strike Friday.Aslef stated that there was "no waning enthusiasm" in the protracted dispute over wages and working conditions.The government stated...

Michael Ball returns to West End with musical that made him famous.

Michael Ball rose to prominence in 1989 with the song Love Changes Everything from Aspects Of Love; he is now performing the song again on the West End as the show receives a revival in London.Michael Ball describes it as "pretty much a dream come true" to return to...

Here’s why Arctic Monkeys are fond of Tom Jones:

After 57 dates in 33 countries, the Arctic Monkeys' world tour will return to the United Kingdom on Monday for a series of stadium performances.And anyone who has seen them recently knows that they have been strolling on stage to either Barry White's I'm Gonna Love You Just a...