Holidays 2018: Least relaxing city breaks in Europe mapped – but is the UK included?

City breaks in Europe offer excellent culture, food, nightlife and more, but if you’re not careful if you could finish your holiday more stressed than you started. The least relaxing city breaks in Europe have been revealed by spa booking specialist SpaSeekers. The research analysed 28 European cities on the following ranking factors: how busy […]

Ryanair reveals its numbers are UP – as more flight cancellations across Europe revealed

Ryanair’s flight cancellations affected almost 200,000 passengers last month yet the figures don’t suggest the impact has been too negative. Impressively, the Irish carrier has revealed that its numbers are up, as it releases its July traffic statistics. It raised overall carryings last month by four per cent compared to July 2017, topping 13 million. […]

Europe Plots How to Work Around Trump's Iran Sanctions

The EU is finalizing its plans to mitigate punitive measures as the Trump administration prepares to impose a new wave of sanctions next month and in November. The first batch will target trading in cars, gold and other metals; the second Iran’s oil exports and transactions with the central bank. The main weapon the EU […]

Foreign Influence? Europe Tilts Even Further Into SUV Mania; Diesel Popularity Plummets

The continent that spawned microscopic postwar bubble cars and made the “city car” segment a thing is moving ever further away from its automotive past. European buyers, perhaps influenced by their American counterparts, are beginning to realize they truly can have it all, adjusting their buying habits accordingly. Of course, by “all,” we mean all […]

It’s Happening Again: Ford Europe Wants to Shift Attention/Money Away from Cars

In an earlier analysis of Ford’s lackluster share price, we noted that Europe and China posed a significant problem for the automaker’s bottom line. Europe, which was previously pretty good to the brand, has gradually lost its share of the market since 1994. While Ford still moves a lot of metal in the region, something’s definitely […]

Trump’s attacks on NATO are ‘like a gift’ to Putin, a former US Army leader in Europe says, but Putin still has his own reasons to worry

Trump’s attacks on NATO are ‘like a gift’ to Putin, a former US Army leader in Europe says, but Putin still has his own reasons to worry NOW WATCH: Why Russia may not be as strong as most people think See Also: Trump’s attacks on NATO are ‘like a gift’ to Putin, a former US […]

UKIP will reportedly join Steve Bannon’s foundation to spread far-right propaganda across Europe — and the EU is said to be spooked

Matt Cardy/Getty; Sean Gallup/Getty Steve Bannon is setting up a new foundation to bolster anti-EU populists in Europe. The UK Independence Party (UKIP) has pledged to join it, The Independent reports. The EU is reportedly spooked by the project, and it could have an impact on Brexit negotiations. Layla Moran MP called it an “unholy […]

Trump’s attacks on NATO are ‘like a gift’ to Putin, a former US Army leader in Europe says, but Putin still has his own reasons to worry

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Russia has plans to reassert itself as a world power. President Donald Trump’s attacks on NATO advance that goal, according to retired US Army Gen. Ben Hodges. But Russia has its own problems, and they may get in the way of President Vladimir Putin’s ambitions. Russian President Vladimir Putin is gaining a political […]

Beach holidays: Cheapest beach resorts in Europe mapped

The cheapest beach resorts in Europe have been unveiled in a new report by Post Office Travel Money, with Turkey taking the top place. The tenth Post Office Travel Money Family Holiday Report has revealed that families heading to European hotspots can look forward to seeing their pounds stretch further in two-thirds of the destinations […]

Ryanair flight cancellations LIVE: Updates as Ryanair cancel 600 flights in Europe

8:48am update: Passengers on social media complain about cancelled flights One person tweeted: “Why is it I ring to get some clarity on my CANCELLED flight yet before I can even speak with someone your phone lines hang up on me?! “This is shambolic!! My whole holiday is ruined with 1 week to go and I […]