Hand luggage: Always pack this one item in your baggage to beat Ryanair’s strict rules

Flights with stringent hand luggage rules can be highly frustrating for holidaymakers – and Ryanair in particular has made its rules even more restrictive. Strict regulations mean careful planning is required when packing cabin bags. The key is to pack as lightly as possible and to take items that will prove highly versatile. Travel expert […]

Canada adopts strict rules for drone flights

It’s Canada’s turn to implement rules for drone flights, and those in the pipeline could make the American approach seem lenient. Transport Canada has adopted new regulations that will require the registration of any drone weighing between 250g and 25kg (0.55lbs to 55lbs), and would-be pilots will have to be at least 14 years old […]

Flight secrets: 1950s air hostess reveals this strict airline rule – does it exist now?

Cabin crew in the 1950s had to take great care of their appearance while at work. The early decades of flying were strongly associated with glamour and luxury as only the wealthy could afford to fly. Consequently, the air hostesses were expected to look pleasing to the eye. However, some flight attendant requirements were also […]

Germany lifts strict constitutional ban on Nazi symbols in video games

Germany has softened its longstanding and strict ban on swastikas and other Nazi symbols, to allow their inclusion in computer and video games, after a heated public debate over the Wolfenstein video game franchise. The lifting of the ban on Nazi symbols, if used in a “socially adequate” way, was announced by a German industry […]

Net neutrality makes comeback in California; lawmakers agree to strict rules

Enlarge / California State Capitol building in Sacramento. (credit: Getty Images | joe chan photography) A California net neutrality bill that could impose the toughest rules in the country is being resurrected. The bill was approved in its strongest form by the California Senate, but it was then gutted by the State Assembly’s Communications Committee, […]

Ryanair check-in charge: How to avoid paying the £55 fee under strict new rules

Ryanair announced this week it was cutting its check-in window from four days to 48 hours. Any passenger who arrives at an airport without having checked in beforehand is forced to pay a fee of £55, so it’s going to be more difficult to avoid that fee after the new rule comes into force in […]

Exclusive: Royal Butler reveals Meghan and Prince Harry’s STRICT royal wedding rules

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal wedding will be fun, but there will also be many restrictions for guests. The couple have invited 600 people to their ceremony, but thousands are likely to descend on Windsor for the big day. Much like Kate Middleton and Prince William’s wedding, guests will have a strict code to […]

The Masters has insanely strict rules — here are the things they can throw you out for doing

Andrew Redington/Getty Images This week the golf world’s attention will once again turn to Augusta National, as the best players in the world compete in the Masters tournament. The Masters is a tournament of tradition — caddies are still made to wear their all-white overalls while walking the course. So it should come as no […]

Regular people who went undercover in jail for 2 months discovered a strict social hierarchy that governs everything from where you sleep to whether you get to shower

A&E “60 Days In” follows undercover inmates who navigate life in Fulton County Jail in Atlanta and Clark County Jail in southern Indiana. The undercover inmates learned about the complex social dynamics that take place in jail. Unwritten rules dictated how new inmates eat, sleep, socialize, and solve disputes. Life in jail is no cake […]