Luton Airport baggage handler strike to affect thousands during summer holidays | Travel News | Travel

Luton Airport passengers flying this weekend could be affected by the latest baggage handler strike. Members of the union Unite have announced a planned strike will take place between 3am on 20 July and 1:59pn on 22 July. This is the start of many UK school summer holidays and the beginning of peak travel, especially for families. The walkout could cause travel chaos across the airport which serves a number of destinations in Europe. Unless the dispute can be solved, which is in regards to a pay dispute with members…

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UK weather: Staycation destinations with the best weather this summer | Travel News | Travel

UK weather is set to experience a heatwave that will hit the country next week. Highs of 27 degrees are expected this week which could increase in the next few days. Britons choosing to stay in the UK for their holiday this year, however, may be looking for where to find the best weather. While the weather can fluctuate, there are a number of destinations that are more likely to experience the sun. Caravan insurance specialist Safeguard has revealed which staycation hotspots experience the warmest weather on average every year.…

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Fleas: How to get rid of fleas in your home this super-flea packed summer | Property | Life & Style

Known for their uncomfortable and unsightly bites, having fleas in the home can be unsanitary, distressing and dangerous for your pet’s health. Infestations can take weeks or months to control, and when fleas infiltrate the home, they seek out warmth by burying into bedding and carpets. According to reports, the UK is set for an invasion of billions of “super fleas”, down to recent weather conditions. They coined their name due to their reported large penises – twice as long as their bodies. Fleas thrive in warm and humid conditions,…

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The summer sails | Cruise | Travel

ALAMY The stunning Geirangerfjord in Norway HELI-FLIGHTS IN THE FJORDS Let nature do the talking on this Princess Cruises (0344 338 8663/princess.com) voyage to Norway where granite cliffs and towering mountains form a dramatic backdrop to the rugged fjords that cut into the Norwegian coastline. Geirangerfjord is the pearl of them all and hailed as one of the world’s most beautiful, where visitors can go on adrenaline-busting speedboat rides or paddle across the peaceful waters on a kayak. In Stavanger, take to the skies on an exciting helicopter ride, or…

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Beware this summer as opportunist thieves target sheds for valuables | Property | Life & Style

Britons have more valuables in their garden and shed than they realise, leaving them vulnerable to light-fingered villains. The average garden shed contains tools and equipment worth £550, yet a third of owners admit to leaving theirs unlocked, according to research from M&S Home Insurance Premier. Bushes, trees and shrubs can be worth more than you think, with the average garden containing £369 worth of plants. Olive trees, box balls, bay leaf trees and hanging baskets are regular targets. Paul Stokes, head of products at M&S Bank, said people often…

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