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The London skyline

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Delta will start its new ‘Early Valet’ service on UK routes this week after trials in the US

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Beyond the beach: Kos has become a waypoint for refugees

With the influx of refugees in Kos, should we still go there on holiday?

'We feel desperately sorry for these individuals and families who are fleeing terror and don't want to be in a situation where we are conspicuously enjoying the good life while they have nothing.'

UK weather: Stormy weather brings down tree at Forest Hill damaging train lines and causing travel chaos

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Network Rail staff belonging to the RMT and TSSA unions had planned to strike

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Eurostar trains have been cancelled after a person was hit by a train

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Wales has mastered the art of beautiful gloom

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