Google might launch its own smart display this holiday season

Google is expanding its line of Assistant-powered devices with its own smart display, at least according to Nikkei. The tech giant has reportedly told its Taiwanese manufacturing partners to gear up and make sure they can deliver, because it’s planning to take its competition with Amazon up a notch. Mountain View, the report says, will […]

Holidays: Tenerife voted favourite beach holiday by Britons – have you been?

Tenerife in the Canary Islands off Spain has been named as the favourite beach destination for UK families in a new survey. A study conducted by beach holiday specialist On the Beach surveyed 1,000 families to identify the most-loved beaches on the continent for Britons. Tenerife attracts two million British holidaymakers to its shores each year and […]

Shine bright in holiday rainbow sequins from Very, Boohoo and Wildfox

(Image: SUN MAG) When we used to think of sequins, it was all about Beyonce, Strictly and fancy dress costumes, but times have changed. Runway designer Ashish became known for his sequined everything from T-shirts to trousers and pretty soon the highstreet followed. We knew they were official when brands like J Crew and Boden […]

Ryanair strike: Nearly 400 flights cancelled today – is your holiday affected?

Ryanair has been forced to cancel 396 flights today  – one in six of its services – due to pilot strikes in Ireland, Germany, Sweden, Belgium and the Netherlands, which could affect more than 74,000 passengers. At least 50 flights have been cancelled between the UK and destinations in the affected countries. Germany and Ireland […]

Ryanair strikes: Now pilots in Germany are set to strike – will your holiday be affected?

Ryanair pilots in Germany have voted in favour of industrial action, with 96 per cent of those balloted supporting the strike. Any action will be announced 24 hours in advance so travellers can make alternative arrangements. Irish-based pilots have to give their employer seven days notice for striking, but German pilots do not have to […]

Holiday warning: Popular beach in Thailand bans SWIMMING as crocodile is spotted in sea

Thailand tourists have been banned from swimming off the island of Phuket, Thailand after a crocodile was seen in the waters. Authorities are now trying to catch the elusive creature with hunters joining the search team. The giant lizard was first seen at popular tourist spot Rawai Beach just over a week ago. It has […]

Ryanair: Pilots to strike for a FOURTH day next week – is your holiday affected?

Ryanair pilots employed in Ireland have announced they will strike on Friday 3 August unless their demands are met. The members of the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA) have warned that further strikes could take place unless Ryanair’s management “changed tack and negotiated in good faith on the issue of base transfers and related matters.” IALPA tweeted […]

Spain holiday WARNING: Hotels demand crack-down on ‘unsafe and illegal' accomodation

Hotels in Spain have found tourists looking for an alternative way to visit the popular cities and islands have resorted to taking to the sea. A number of boat options of yachts and smaller vessels are on offer to tourists. Prices can range from €35 (£31) in cities such as Alicante and up to €445 […]

This Week In Trailers: From the Bridge, Nico, 1988, Holiday, Cold War, Bonding

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week […]