Brits to face more travel chaos as passport office workers begin 5-week strike

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Passport office workers began a five-week walkout, preparing Britons for summer vacation disruption.  Strikes in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland are set to last until May 5 in a dispute over jobs, pay, and working conditions. More than a quarter of the 4,000 Passport Office employees are expected to strike.  The Passport Office currently … Read more

Dover chaos to be ‘seven times’ longer due to EU’s new security check system

Travelers in Dover will face queues up to seven times longer this summer due to the implementation of a new fingerprint check system in May. The new Entry Exit System (EES) will photograph and fingerprint people from third countries crossing the border into and out of the European Union. As part of the Brexit agreement, … Read more

British holidaymakers to face Easter travel chaos as French air traffic controllers plot major walkout

Air traffic controllers in France are planning a walkout, which could cause travel chaos for UK holidaymakers next month. According to the CEOs of Europe’s largest airlines, air passengers are in for a “very difficult summer” as a result of strike action. Last month, Ryanair cancelled 230 flights due to ongoing strikes in France. According … Read more

Electric cars with ‘slight battery damage’ to be written of as there’s no other way to repair it, report reveals

According to a report by Reuters, electric cars are being written off for minor damage to battery packs after accidents because there is no way to repair them. Insurance companies are increasingly being forced to permanently remove cars from the road following minor collisions, raising premiums on electric vehicles (EVs). According to the report, scratched … Read more