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British GP: Valtteri Bottas tops Lewis Hamilton in Practice One as rain delays Mercedes intrigue

By Matt Morlidge at Silverstone Last Updated: 01/07/22 2:19pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Lance Stroll spun his Aston Martin off the track, bringing out the red flag as the opening practice session at Silverstone came to an end. Lance Stroll spun his Aston Martin off the track, bringing out […]

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Travel

Plan ahead for boat ramp access, traffic delays over holiday weekend in the Keys

If you’re planning to use a boat ramp in the Florida Keys to get out on the water this weekend, planning ahead is a good idea. In Islamorada, the boat ramps at East Ridge Road and Blackwood Drive will be closed to boat launching from 8 a.m. Saturday, July 2, through 8 a.m. Tuesday, July […]

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Business

Spirit delays shareholder vote on merger hours before meeting to continue deal talks with Frontier, JetBlue

A Spirit Airlines plane on the tarmac at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on February 07, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Spirit Airlines on Wednesday delayed shareholder vote on its proposed merger with Frontier Airlines until July 8, hours before a meeting scheduled for Thursday so it can further discuss […]

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Travel

Flying from South Florida airports this summer? Expect crowds, flight delays, cancellations

Miami International and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airports are contending with airline staffing woes and inclement weather that likely will make it challenging for many summer travelers. Daniel A. Varela dvarela@miamiherald.com South Florida’s summer travel season, with record-breaking flight and passenger traffic at the two major airports, has been colliding with unpredictable weather and staffing shortages […]

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UK

M25 CLOSED: Delays of over one hour and four-mile queues after lorry flips

The vehicle flipped shortly before 11:40am on Tuesday (June 28), initially blocking all four lanes of the motorway at J8 A217 near Reigate and causing delays of over two hours on the M25 clockwise.  The hard shoulder and one regular lane are open while two other lanes remain closed.  A report from traffic service Inrix […]

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Travel

Airport chaos: All countries reporting major delays and queues as problems sweep Europe

Europe-wide disruption has left passengers unable to fly out or return from their holiday as staff shortages continue to wreak havoc on the travel industry. Major UK airports including Heathrow, Manchester and Gatwick have reported long delays and queues, while hubs and carriers across Europe experience similar problems. These are all the countries reporting disruption […]

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Business

Airlines, FAA spar over flight delays as crucial Fourth of July weekend approaches

Travelers wait to board a plane at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, on April 22, 2022. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images Airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration are pointing the finger at each other over a rising rate of flight cancellations and delays, just as millions prepare for a July 4th travel […]

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Business

United Airlines will cut 12% of domestic Newark flights to help tame delays

A United Airlines passenger airplane is landing on Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, on January 19, 2022. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images United Airlines will cut about 50 daily flights from Newark Liberty International Airport next month in an effort to reduce delays that have disrupted travelers’ plans this […]

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UK

Rail strikes schedule: All train services hit with delays and cancellations – full list

Rail chaos: Simon Calder on strikes and airport disruption National rail strikes are set to hit most major lines on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, alongside a London Underground strike which will take place on Tuesday. As a result, disruption is anticipated on all services throughout the week on non-strike days due to a reduction in […]

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Canada

Trudeau says passport delays are ‘unacceptable,’ promises the government will ‘step up’ | CBC News

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising to do more to fix what he calls an “unacceptable” state of affairs at the country’s passport offices that have been overwhelmed in recent days as thousands of Canadians scramble to get their hands on the necessary documents before travelling abroad. Speaking to CBC Radio’s The House in an interview that […]