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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

30 May 2023

Is it still safe to wild swim in the UK’s seas and rivers?

Wild swimming is an increasingly popular activity in the UK but, with raw sewage being pumped into the country’s seas and rivers up to 800 times […]
29 May 2023

Rolls-Royce’s UltraFan aero-engine could be a “game changer”

Rolls-Royce’s UltraFan technology demonstrator achieved successful test outcomes, the giant space company announced on May 18, dubbing it as a “historic moment” for the company. 1. […]
29 May 2023

Churchill’s Old War Office in London to open as luxury hotel this summer

The building that housed Winston Churchill’s war offices at the heart of London is due to open as a luxury hotel, after a six-year transformation by […]
23 May 2023

4 British hotels which could come straight out of Bridgerton

Every now and then, we would all like to live a movie or serie in real life. Sure, how things are portrayed isn’t often realistic. But […]
18 May 2023

5 amazing UK road trips

Whether it’s just for a change of scenery and a weekend away, or part of a longer adventure which takes you further afield, a road trip […]
17 May 2023

UK train strikes could continue over the next six months

On May 4th, UK’s rail union RMT announced further strike action after the results of a re-ballot of members re-affirmed the mandate. Under British law, unions […]
16 May 2023

Over 80% of Brits plan holidays for this summer

The UK is set for a busy travel period this summer, with 81% of Brits planning holidays between June and August, according to Tripadvisor’s Summer Travel […]
15 May 2023

EasyJet passenger put on wrong plane and flown to wrong country

An air passenger who was supposed to be given special assistance was put on the wrong flight and flown to the wrong country last week, Easyjet […]
15 May 2023

Uber UK to introduce flight bookings to its app

From this summer, Uber users will be able to book flights via the app that started as a disrupter to the taxi industry. Uber has partnered […]
11 May 2023

How to spend a family friendly getaway in London

The glorious Coronation of King Charles III has again put the focus on London. It is generally agreed the weekend’s majestic event in the British capital […]
10 May 2023

WhatsApp might no longer be available in the UK due to privacy concerns

WhatsApp might stop being available in the UK as legislators’ and tech companies’ diverging views clash over new safety bill. The Online Safety Bill, originally proposed […]
8 May 2023

Traveling by sleeper train is cheaper than flying, new research shows

Curbing global warming is becoming an ever more pressing priority and governments at looking at ways to reduce emissions and foster more sustainable lifestyles. One aspect […]
4 May 2023

British Airways partners with Visit Britain to welcome travellers for King’s Coronation

As the United Kingdom welcomes visitors from across the world for a weekend of celebrations for the Coronation of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty […]
3 May 2023

New train strikes announced on day of Eurovision final

Rail workers will go on strike on May 13, the day of the Eurovision Song Contest final, taking place in Liverpool. The planned protest, reported by […]
3 May 2023

British Airways enhances the taste of your meal with ‘Sonic Seasoning’

Music can enhance the experience you have while you eat. That’s what Oxford University professor Charles Spence proposed in his research and almost ten years ago, […]
27 April 2023

Orient Express train to scrap UK section due to Brexit

The original Orient Express made its first trip in 1883 connecting Paris to the then distant and exotic destination of Istanbul, Türkiye. Synonymous with luxury and […]
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