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More tourists are using e-readers while on holiday, research showed

E-books popular for holiday reads

Holidaymakers prefer e-books to paperbacks when reading on their travels, a poll has suggested.

177 departures were cancelled at New York's LaGuardia Airport

Flights grounded as storms hit US

Thousands of airline passengers were left grounded after powerful storms caused havoc across eastern parts of the United States and caused nearly 1,000 flights to be cancelled.

Fog disrupted flights in Sydney

Fog disrupts flights in Sydney

More than a dozen flights to and from Sydney Airport were disrupted by heavy fog earlier.

The majority of British holidaymakers don't ask for a flight seat or hotel room upgrade

'Shy Brits won't request upgrades'

Timid tourists are missing out on flight and hotel room upgrades because they're too shy to ask, according to a survey.

The closure affected around 15 domestic flights

Bull forces Phu Bai Airport shut

A roaming bull has forced one of Vietnam's main airports to close temporarily, disrupting numerous flights.

Heavy rain in Beijing has stranded thousands of tourists

Beijing deluge strands tourists

Thousands of passengers have been stranded in Beijing after the Chinese capital was hit by its heaviest rainfall for 60 years.

Air Flight Gel has been developed to thin the blood and reduce swelling in the legs and ankles

Gel 'eases long-haul swelling'

Thinning the blood to cut the risk of thrombosis on long-haul journeys is one of the claims being made by Air Flight Gel, a new product for travellers.

Union leaders are deciding whether to take strike action ahead of the London Olympics

Cameron hits out at strike plans

David Cameron has spoken out against planned strikes by border staff ahead of the Olympics.

A new app has been designed to boost holidaymakers' knowledge of their rights

App 'empowers stranded travellers'

Travellers will hope they never have to use it but if they do a new app will give them the perfect answer to anyone questioning their rights when they're stranded at an airport.

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