Cut quarantine with coronavirus test BEFORE your flight home: Ministers eye plan that could halve self-isolation time to just five days and boost air travel

In my work I move between lecture halls, laboratories, and to Whitehall and Westminster. I have never shown any Covid-19 symptoms, but because of the nature of my work, I am tested three times a week. Regular testing needs to become the norm for most of the population – and I have no doubt it […]

Covid passenger on Ryanair flight ‘had no symptoms’ & plane was about to TAKE-OFF when ‘he received positive test text’

“If you are getting a test because you have symptoms, you and anyone you live with must stay at home until you get your result. Anyone in your support bubble must also stay at home,” their advice reads.

Furious British Airways passengers say they are being ‘refused cash refunds’ for flights cancelled by Covid as Willie Walsh pockets £833,000 bonus after stepping down as IAG boss

In a statement, it added: ‘The board will continue to engage with shareholders to fully understand their concerns (as part of wider engagement in relation to the renewal of our directors’ remuneration policy in 2021) and will publish, in accordance with the UK Corporate Governance Code, an update on this engagement within six months of […]

British Airways’ caterer axes over 2,000 staff – leaving just 300 workers to make in-flight meals

“But now about 3,000 of them out of a total Heathrow catering workforce of 4,500 are facing the axe as key catering companies refuse to look to the long-term when the aviation and tourism sectors take-off again in the post-pandemic economy.

Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury? Jason Gavern interview on short-notice calls and long-haul flights

Now aged 43 and four-and-a-half years since his most recent fight, a loss to Dave Allen in Sheffield, he says: “I’ve got the itch. I know a lot of up-and-coming heavyweights need someone to fight. I haven’t got a call since my Dave Allen fight, which was the worst of my career. I had a […]

British Airways 747-400 plane spotted taking final flight as airline retires fleet

“It is a heart-breaking decision to have to make. So many people, including many thousands of our colleagues past and present, have spent countless hours on and with these wonderful planes – they have been at the centre of so many memories, including my very first long-haul flight.

Holiday in Cornwall: our insider’s guide to the best beaches, where to stay, cheap eats and the best things to see and do

7. Places you’ve seen on TV TV Shows filmed in Cornwall We’ve got this far without much mention of the P word. Yes, Poldark. If anything has caused an influx of visitors to our fair shores in the past couple of years it’s the Aidan Turner and Eleanor Tomlinson effect.

Ryanair boss: UK-Spain Covid-19 quarantine is an ‘overreaction’

Ryanair is operating at 40% of its capacity across 90% of its network and aims to increase to 60% of capacity during August and potentially 70% during September. It reported a loss of €185m (£169m) during the first quarter of its financial year, during which almost its entire fleet was grounded because of the pandemic. […]

Heathrow unveils new coronavirus test centre that could cut quarantine time in half – costing £150 per passenger

Dr Hilary backs Covid-19 testing at UK airports to reduce quarantine times but says travellers should pay for it themselves

Woman charged over XR’s printing press blockade is 45-year-old British ‘ISIS Jihadi bride’ who claims she was just a volunteer interpreter in Syria before returning to UK to live on a canal boat while claiming benefits

The 51 Extinction Rebellion activists charged over the blockade of printing presses in Hertfordshire Natalie Brecht, 45, who gave no address was remanded in custody to appear before Hatfield Magistrates’ Court today. Sally Davidson, aged 33, from Byards Croft, LondonChristopher Smith, aged 43, of Blagdon Road, New MaldenWill Farbrother, aged 39, of Forest Road, WalthamstowSarah Ingram, aged […]