Plans for a high-speed rail link between London and Manchester have been mooted at regular intervals over the last five years, but since the coalition government came to power in May last year these plans have become more concrete.
This month, The New York Times published a list of its top 41 places to visit in 2011. Why 41? We’re not quite sure. But the list, which focuses on the international cities that are thriving and fascinating places to visit this year, has some intriguing inclusions.
Monopoly has been entertaining the nation now for 75 years and many consider it to be a British institution. A recent Guardian article took a trip down memory lane, as journalist Michael Hann and London historian Jerry White visited whichever locations the dice landed on to see how these famous places have stood the test […]
Gamesa, the Spanish wind turbine manufacturer, has announced plans to set up its centre for offshore engineering in Glasgow and establish a logistics and manufacturing centre in Dundee, creating up to 300 jobs in total.
The usual problems faced by commuters and travellers alike over the festive period – traffic, cost and lack of availability – were all magnified this year due to the bad weather we experienced in the UK.