Southern rail boss apologises for Christmas travel chaos amid RMT and Aslef strikes

One of the bosses of GTR, who run under-fire rail company Southern, has apologised for the travel chaos commuters will face throughout December. The RMT and Aslef unions have called for a number of strikes across the month over a long-running dispute about the changing role of conductors on trains. Alex Foulds, the deputy chief operating officer for GTR, also called the Southern service very poor and said it was not good enough. 1 day ago

Inside the worlds biggest Lego store, which has just opened in London

Fans queued up outside the world’s largest Lego store for its opening in London’s Leicester Square on 12 November. London Mayor Sadiq Khan was presented with a Lego model of the London skyline at the opening as well as a mosaic portrait of his face. The store wants to offer interactive experiences for children and adults. Customers can create their very own Lego portrait after having their face scanned 19 days ago

Sold-out Battle of Hastings re-enactment goes off with a bang

Thousands re-enacted the Battle of Hastings on its 950th anniversary. The sold-out event celebrated the 1066 victory of William the Conqueror over Anglo-Saxon King Harold.The annual event, held on the site of the original clash at Battle, near Hastings, drew an especially large crowd - thanks to high levels of interest in the anniversary year. Oct 15, 2016

Thousands line the street to say farwell to Thailands King Bhumibol

A royal convey carried the body of Thailands King Bhumaibol past thousands of mourning Thais. King Bhumibol died aged 88 after suffering a long illness. The king was the longest-reigning monarch who was worshiped as a father figure during his 70-year reign. Oct 14, 2016

UK storms cause flash flooding and travel delays

Heavy downpours across the UK have caused flash flooding and disrupted commuters on 15 September. The video shows two cars trapped under a railway bridge at Ruslip Manor in London, and the weather has also caused a train to become derailed near Watford Junction after rainfall had caused a landslide. Sep 16, 2016

Dust devils spotted at Burning Man festival

Dust devils swirled in the desert surrounding Nevada’s Burning Man music festival in Black Rock Desert which came to an end on 5 September after a week of celebrations that began on 28 August. Sep 9, 2016

La Tomatina festival hosts crowds of around 22,000 tomato throwers

Some 22,000 people gathered for the La Tomatina festival to participate in a mass tomato fight in Bunol. The festival started with trucks full of tomatoes entering the town, with festival goers then showered with tomatoes and encouraged to take part in the fight. The event ended an hour and a half later with no major injuries reported. Sep 1, 2016

Southern Rail: South East commuter chaos explained

Southern Rail has come under increased scrutiny in recent months due to rising numbers of cancellations and delays to services. On 11 July, they implemented an emergency timetable, which cancelled 341 trains a day. Jul 11, 2016

Explore the Snow Laden Horizons of Nepal

The Himalayas 'Abode of the Snow'are on every travel enthusiast's ultimate check list. Every year hundreds of trekkers, mountaineers, pilgrims visit the vast expanse to explore and experience nature's wonders. Mar 26, 2014