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Urgent warning issued as drivers could get fined £100 on the

National Highways says that if someone’s vehicle has a problem, or they get into trouble on a motorway, stay calm and try to exit at the next junction or motorway service area. If that’s not possible, they should put their left indicators on, move into the left lane, enter the next emergency area, or hard […]

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Cruise guest issued stark warning over drinking

For some holidaymakers, having a few drinks is an essential part of their trip. On a cruise, passengers may need to follow some rules. The guest said they were 20 and unable to buy drinks on the cruise ship which had an age limit of 21 for drinks. They asked: “I am fully aware that […]

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Travel warning issued for Turkey holidays

Turkish authorities blamed Kurdish separatists for the attack in which 80 people were also injured. The British Government’s update followed a similar warning from the US Embassy which advised travellers to “stay alert”. It said: “The US Government cautions its citizens of possible imminent retaliatory attacks by terrorists against churches, synagogues, and diplomatic missions in […]

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Tornado warnings, watches issued as storms move across North

Severe thunderstorms moving east at 40 mph 11:14 a.m.: A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for portions of Wakulla, Jefferson, Taylor, Leon, Franklin and Madison counties until 12:15 p.m. At 11:13 a.m. ET, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 11 miles northeast of Woodville to 6 miles southeast of Carrabelle, moving […]

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Fog lights advice issued to drivers amid safety warnings

Drivers need to be more cautious and aware when driving during foggy and rainy conditions, as visibility is impaired. With the recent bout of wintry conditions, officials are now issuing warnings as motorists deal with cold and foggy weather.  Experts at Nationwide Vehicle Contracts have put together a list of tips for driving during different weather conditions and Mark Smith, […]

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POLL – Should penalty points be issued for not wearing a

Drivers and passengers over 14 not wearing a seatbelt, where one is available, can be issued a £100 fixed penalty notice. This can be paid within 28 days or contested in court where it can be increased to £500. The fine can also be waivered with a driving awareness course. Last year, the Government considered […]

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Technology

Urgent warning issued to Samsung Galaxy users – check your phone

Owners of popular Samsung Galaxy devices must make sure they have the very latest version of the Galaxy App Store installed on their phones even if they never use this online marketplace. That’s the latest warning from security experts who discovered a vulnerability within this application that could allow hackers to install software onto Samsung’s […]

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Automotive

Urgent safety warning issued to cyclists amid UK’s pothole crisis

Data shows that the worst pothole-affected area in the UK by far is Northumberland, with over 180,000 potholes reported over four years, followed by Cornwall and Kirklees in West Yorkshire. Newcastle, Liverpool and Suffolk also have some of the worst potholed roads in the UK as well as Fife and Glasgow in Scotland, and Newry, […]

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Harry issued plea over Lili and Archie after airing dirty royal

Prince Harry has “gone for broke” in his memoir, a biography writing expert has stated, warning that the publicity of his book may undo any potential for a royal reconciliation. CEO of ghostwriting company StoryTerrace, Rutger Bruining, told Express.co.uk: “It really seems like Harry has gone for broke in terms of what he’s decided to […]

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Urgent advice issued to drivers as rain batters the UK amid

Use fog lights when necessary Fog lights are installed to make a vehicle more visible in poor visibility conditions such as fog, heavy rain or snow. If visibility is less than 100m, drivers should put the fog lights on. They should also remember to switch the fog lights off when visibility improves as this could […]