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Pound to euro exchange rate: Brexit deal date confirmation aids sterling

  The pound has picked up against the euro after hitting a two-month low earlier this week. It is currently trading at €1.133, up from yesterday which saw the exchange rate sit at €1.120. A threat of a Brexit no-deal

Google Maps Street View captures man in the middle of this VERY embarrassing public act

Google Maps Street View captures man in the middle of this VERY embarrassing moment (Image: Google Maps) Google Maps Street View has captured a man undergoing a mortifying moment in his life – as well as a very sore one.

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling could ‘hold gains’ after Brexit and BoE news

  The pound shot up against the euro on Thursday despite plummeting to a two-month low earlier in the week. After trading at €1.120 at the start of the week, the pound is currently trading at 1.138, according to Bloomberg

EasyJet to develop electric planes by 2030 for London to Amsterdam flights

  EasyJet has revealed it is set to develop new electric planes for use on short-haul routes in the next 10 years. The new aircraft – set to be rolled out by 2030 – will be powered by batteries instead of being

Jet2: Plane incident sees tail strike damage at Leeds Airport after landing

Jet2: A landing incident resulted in damage to an aircraft (Image: Jet2/Getty) The Jet2 plane was travelling from Alicante to Leeds Bradford Airport when the incident occurred last year. When attempting to land at the Uk airport, the tail hit

Flights: Passenger caught with bare feet on the tray table onboard China flight

  A passenger was disgusted to find a woman putting her bare feet on a tray table during a flight, and the passenger refused to stop when asked, according to reports. The video was taken onboard a China Southern Airlines

Paint the town red in La Rioja | Activity Holidays | Travel | Express.co.uk

The region’s untouristy capital Logroño (Image: THEPALMER/GETTY) “DON’T look too closely and don’t ask what it is until after you’ve tasted it,” says Federico, a tapas aficionado and my guide for the evening. I glimpse at the plate of what

Prince Harry & Prince William: Prince Charles made sons go litter-picking on holiday

  Prince Harry and Prince William had a childhood very different from most young boys in the UK due to being key members of the royal family. However, the two princes weren’t simply allowed to relax when they went on holiday. Far

Kate Middleton: Prince William angered Duchess of Cambridge by doing this on ski holiday

  Kate Middleton may be married to the future King of England, but that doesn’t stop her husband, Prince William from having fun with friends when he’s away on holiday. The Duke of Cambridge enjoyed a lad’s holiday away from

Google Maps Street View: Boy tries VERY risky stunt – what do you think happened next?

Google Maps Street View: Boy attempts VERY risky activity – what do you think happened next? (Image: Google Maps) Google Maps Street View has captured a boy performing a very risky stunt on a coastal road. He is lying on

A playground for Alpine fun | Activity Holidays | Travel | Express.co.uk

The views are stunning in the spring sun (Image: UK) HARVEY Stephen left school at 18 hoping to take a gap year before university, working in the ski centres of Austria. The youngster, from Haddington, East Lothian, had been skiing

Spain beats Japan to longer life expectancy – but did UK make top 10?

Spain beats Japan to longer life expectancy – but did UK make top 10? (Image: Getty Images) Spain residents are set to benefit from the longest average life expectancy in the world by the year 2040, it has been revealed. The

Carnival Cruise ship couple horrified to spot hidden ‘CAMERA’ pointing at their cabin bed

  A couple on a cruise ship in the Caribbean were appalled when they discovered what looked like a hidden camera in their cabin. Chris and Dana White were on a three-day cruise on a Carnival Fantasy ship in October

Italy: Is it safe to travel to Venice as city is hit by worst floods in a DECADE?

Venice, Italy is being battered by torrential rain and strong winds leading to the worst flooding the lagoon city has seen for a decade. This is the latest travel advice. Three-quarters of the Italian city, beloved by British tourists, is now underwater, with even

Best cities in the world 2019 – Top ten include London, New York and Dubai

Best cities 2019: Does London make the top ten in the world? (Image: Getty) The best cities in the world for 2019 have been revealed in a new report, it has been revealed. Marketing firm Resonance Consultancy ranked the best

James Cracknell: Celebrity traveller | Activity Holiday

James Cracknell (Image: Danny Martindale/WireImage) What is your most memorable holiday? A couple of years ago I was lucky enough to stay in a gorgeous log cabin at the Taboo Muskoka Resort, near Ontario, Canada, with my family. Every morning

Coca-Cola truck 2018: Christmas tour dates revealed for the UK

  The Coca-Cola Christmas truck is one of the most iconic traditions in the UK for Britons every year. With the famous red van and The Holidays are Coming tune, it will make it’s eighth tour this year from this

Carnival Cruise passengers scream and cry after incident causes ship to heavily tilt

Carnival Cruise: Passenger’s “screamed and cried” as a ship tilted at sea (Image: David Crews) Carnival Cruise passengers were left panicking after the ship began to heavily tilt during its journey, according to a report. The ship tilted because of

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP hits six month high thanks to optimistic Brexit news

  The pound has boomed this week against the euro and succeeded in hitting a six month high as optimism concerning a Brexit deal helps sterling “retain the upper hand against the majors.” A number of analysts have begun to make hawkish bets on a Brexit deal

Last chance to live Thai life: Visit Bangkok’s most iconic hotel while you can | Beach Holidays | Travel | Express.co.uk

The Dusit Thani enjoys the perfect location in Bangkok (Image: Graham Caldwell) For almost half a century, it has treated thousands of guests to the gracious hospitality only Thailand can offer, epitomising the warmth, kindness and charm of The Land