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Dozens of flights have been grounded by Storm Doris

Flights cancelled in anticipation of Storm Doris

Heathrow airport has issued delay and cancellation warnings, after Storm Doris reached nearly 90mph on its way to batter Britain.

Witnesses say the crash victims were thrown "like dolls" into the icy water

10 Britons injured in Norwegian speedboat accident

At least 10 Britons have been injured in a speedboat accident off the icy coast of Norway.

Around a fifth of all British holidaymakers will be opting for a UK break, figures suggest

35% of British families opting for 'staycation'

One third of holidaying families will opt for a British break this year, new research suggests.

Experts have called for better airport links in the north of England

Improved airports would 'help north achieve potential'

Better connectivity in the north of England would see millions more air passengers pass through the region, an independent commission has found.

Father Jon Platt challenged a £120 fine after taking his daughter to Florida

Half-term holidays up to 844% times more expensive

Taking your family away during school holidays can be up to nine times more expensive than travelling during term time, new research shows.

Dense fog and freezing temperatures are causing travel disruption across southern England

Flight delays expected amid Met Office fog and frost warnings

Hazardous weather conditions and low visibility is impacting airports across the UK, causing delays and cancellations.

The Foreign Office warns against travelling to Gambia at present

Tourists flown out of Gambia due to 'state of emergency'

Nearly 1,000 people have had their holidays in Gambia cut short amid growing political unrest in the African state.

David O'Brien, Ryanair's chief commercial officer

Stansted aims to become the UK's next long-haul hub

Stansted Airport has made a bid to become Britain's next hub for long-haul travel, as passengers are promised seamless connection facilities and baggage transfer.

The Met Office describe the weather as a "real taste of winter"

Heathrow cancels at least 80 flights as blizzard conditions batter UK

Some of the biggest airports in the UK have been forced to cancel flights as snow and blizzard conditions sweep parts of the country.