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19 January 2017 08:57
Nearly 1,000 people have had their holidays in Gambia cut short amid growing political unrest in the African state.
Researchers at Cambridge University may have made a breakthrough in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, according to preliminary findings.
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.
Long-term goals such as travelling more and visiting new places have come above healthy eating and changing jobs in a list of the top New Year's resolutions.
Some of the biggest airports in the UK have been forced to cancel flights as snow and blizzard conditions sweep parts of the country.
Stress could be as significant a risk factor for heart attacks and strokes as smoking, drinking and overeating, new research shows.
Planned strikes by British Airways cabin crew on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been suspended amid continuing industrial unrest ahead of the weekend break.
A connection between diabetes and inflection in children could be a major breakthrough in developing a cure for type 1 diabetes, according to new research.
A new trial aimed at tackling widespread loneliness among older people is successfully reducing isolation using community-based tactics, a report shows.
People may be able to enjoy better brain health in later life by following a Mediterranean diet, research has suggested.
Many Britons plan to cut down on the costs of their holidays in 2017, as part of their financial resolutions for the New Year.
Holidaymakers have been encouraged to make the most of the fact 2017 boasts a pair of bank holiday weekends just two weeks apart.
Holidaymakers are increasingly turning their attentions to trips which are all-inclusive, new research has suggested.
Budget airline Norwegian has said it will launch ultra-low cost flights for as little at £56 to New York as it ramps up the pressure on its rivals.
Some of the most famous artists in history may have left subtle clues to brain disease in their paintings, new research suggests.
A positive outlook for the UK travel industry is being tempered by uncertainty over the economy, according to a new report.
Eating a lot of cured and processed meat such as ham and salami could aggravate asthma symptoms, new research suggests.
A new laser cancer treatment has been hailed as "remarkable" after leaving 50% of patients with no signs of disease.
Parliamentary support for Heathrow expansion has grown in recent months, according to research commissioned by the airport.
Britain has become the first country in the world to give the go-ahead for licensed "three parent" baby treatments for inherited diseases.
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie's decision to publicise her double mastectomy following breast cancer gene testing led to a sharp rise in genetic testing, a new study suggests.
Legendary newspaper columnist AA Gill revealed the story of him coming to terms with his cancer diagnosis in the final article before his death.
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Travelling by plane, seeing the Eiffel Tower, and eating foreign food.
A scuba diver swam some 16 kilometres to shore after becoming stranded from his boat off the coast of Western Australia in what one rescuer hailed an amazing tale of survival.
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Eating a handful of nuts every day can help reduce your chances of suffering heart disease and other serious illnesses, scientists have claimed.
Thousands of Britons could be heading off on snow-sports holidays without appropriate travel insurance cover, it has been warned.
Pilots at German airline Lufthansa are on strike again after a two-day break in their campaign of walkouts.
Britons are among the top spenders in Europe when it comes to holidays, new research has found.
The UK should think about resuming flights to the popular tourism resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, according to a major United Nations agency.
Plans are in place to develop a new aviation arrangement between the UK and US, to ensure holidaymakers can still fly between the two countries once Britain departs the EU.
Hundreds of Lufthansa flights have been grounded after pilots working for the airline took part in a strike.
The US is warning its citizens that Europe is facing a "heightened risk of terror attacks" at Christmas markets and other seasonal holiday events.
A groundbreaking radiotherapy machine that can track the changing position of tumours in real time will soon be used to treat cancer patients in the UK.
Top airline bosses are urging the government to scrap air passenger duty ahead of Wednesday's Autumn Statement.
Winter sun is now the most popular holiday type, according to new research conducted by travel experts.
A holiday price increase of 10% on trips to Europe could cause tourists to postpone their getaways next year, experts are warning.
British citizens will no longer be able to travel freely to Europe without paying a "travel tax" or filling in visa forms under plans unveiled by Brussels.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has signalled his support for a legal challenge to the expansion of Heathrow airport.
A flight operator has warned of disruptions to travel to New Zealand in the aftermath of a powerful earthquake and travel alerts have been issue to holidaymakers visiting the country.
New Zealand is planning to send in military helicopters and a navy ship to rescue about 1,000 tourists and hundreds of residents who are stranded in the coastal town of Kaikoura after a powerful earthquake cut off access.
Demand for flights to the United States has nosedived since Donald Trump won the US presidential election, a study shows.
The Brexit vote "hasn't affected" tourism to the Spanish region of Catalonia, according to its tourist board chief - and security fears affecting other places may have helped boost visitors to the area.
It takes longer to diagnose memory problems in a patient than the current 10-minute slot for a GP appointment, experts have warned.
People who do not get enough vitamin D have a higher chance of getting bladder cancer, a new study suggests.
Suspected cancer patients are having to wait longer than the recommended 14 days to see a specialist, according to research.
Minsters have been urged to set a date to resume UK flights to Sharm el-Sheikh, one year after they were suspended due to terror threat fears.
People will be able to travel freely between the UK and Ireland after Brexit, Irish premier Enda Kenny has said.
The threat of strikes by easyJet pilots over concerns about fatigue has ended after they accepted new proposals from the airline, a union has said.
The world's shortest flight, which can take less than a minute, has celebrated a major milestone.
Thousands of people have spent the evening in temporary shelters, cars and tents after Italy was rocked by another powerful earthquake.
The time of year and a woman's weight gain can both influence the effectiveness of vitamin D supplements in pregnant females, new research has indicated.
The success of the Hobbit fantasy film trilogy is fuelling tourism interest in New Zealand, new research suggests.
Efforts are being made to tempt more young Britons on working holidays to Australia.
People could be at a bigger risk of having high blood pressure if their home is close to a busy road, research has suggested.
Almost 200 ill youngsters have been given the chance to enjoy a holiday of a lifetime thanks to the annual Dreamflight trip.
A "perfect storm" of the falling value of the pound and security fears means holidaymakers are avoiding travel in Europe during October half-term.
A union is warning of travel chaos over the Christmas period at four major UK airports, unless a baggage carrier transfers staff to other companies.
Thousands of passengers faced travel chaos yesterday after rail service through the Channel Tunnel was suspended because of a power failure.
People planning holidays from Gatwick Airport in the run up to Christmas could face travel chaos as unions threaten to strike over a pension dispute.
Eurostar has said it will cut 12 services from London St Pancras to Paris and Brussels.
Tourists in Thailand are being advised to "behave respectfully" and wear "sombre" clothing as the country mourns King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Holidaymakers are being warned to buy currency in advance as exchange rates being offered are as little as 0.96 euro to the pound at airports.
Scientists say there is strong evidence air pollution and vitamin D deficiency can cause dementia.
More people are going on holiday than at any time in the past five years despite terror attacks and the impact of Brexit, according to a study.
People from across North Carolina had to be rescued from their homes as the downgraded Hurricane Matthew blew out to sea - leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.
People travelling abroad is on the rise, according to the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)
A hurricane pelting the coast of Florida and described as a 'monster' by a local official has brought chaos to the state, with flights cancelled, homes evacuated and theme parks shut.
Low-cost airline easyJet says its profits will nosedive as terrorist attacks and air traffic control strikes are taking their toll on the company.
Ryanair will recruit more than 3,500 staff next year, including pilots and cabin crew, as it plans to add 50 new aircraft to its fleet.
At least five cruise lines are rerouting their ships to avoid Hurricane Matthew.
Thomson owner Tui says British holidaymakers are shrugging off any worries over the Brexit vote and plunging pound as they continue to book trips abroad.
Tour operator Thomas Cook says its earnings are still being impacted by recent terror attacks.
The English tourism industry is predicted to grow faster than the overall economy every year for the next decade, according to new research.
Monarch Airlines says its flights are operating as normal amid fears the firm is in financial trouble.
Slim people who look physically healthy may still be at increased chance of being diagnosed with bowel cancer if they have raised insulin levels, according new research.
Theresa May is being urged to give the go-ahead for flights to resume between the UK and Sharm el-Sheikh by the head of the cross-party parliamentary group on Egypt.
Budget airline Jet2.com is to open its first base in the south of England at Stansted.
Smoking rates have dropped to the lowest level on record in England, new figures show, suggesting messages about the health effects of cigarettes are hitting home.
Concerns have been raised over flight disruptions caused by heavy drinking among passengers.
British Airways' decision to launch direct flights from London to Tehran earlier this month positions Iran as one of the hottest destinations to visit in 2017, according to experts.
More than 100 flights have been cancelled as French air traffic controllers go on strike again.
Two thirds of MPs would support an expansion at Heathrow.
TripAdvisor is launching a new homepage, making the booking of holiday activities and tours even easier.
Travellers are to be charged to use fast lanes to get through passport checks in an attempt to cut queues.
People travelling to regions affected by the Zika virus outbreak should practise safe sex for at least half a year upon their return, health leaders say.
British Airways is apologising to passengers for delays after an IT glitch hit check-in systems.
Tiny particles that are breathed in and taken into the brain through air pollution could trigger Alzheimer's disease, research finds.
A blockade of lorries is causing chaos on the roads around Calais in a campaign for the Jungle migrant camp to be demolished.