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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

3 February 2022

Plane nearly topples over while landing against strong winds at Heathrow

A British Airways plane was on the brink of tragedy after high winds in the UK made it difficult to land at Heathrow Airport. The plane, […]
1 February 2022

Insect infestations kept planes from taking off from Heathrow

A recent report revealed that an incident with insect infestations obliged several airplanes to remain on the ground at Heathrow airport in 2021. In total, 8 […]
20 January 2022

London City Airport expects strong passenger demand to fuel recovery in 2022

London City Airport expects pent up passenger demand to fuel a surge in growth in 2022, with the introduction of new routes and the return of […]
12 January 2022

Heathrow suffers record drop in passenger traffic

Heathrow London airport suffered a drastic drop in passenger traffic in 2021, recording figures below those of 2020. According to figures published by the Civil Aviation […]
11 January 2022

Bude’s response to Climate Change – are there other examples of coastal communities?

Bude is in north Cornwall on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean on the sharp edge of climate change. With storms coming out of the Atlantic. […]
6 January 2022

England scraps pre-departure Covid-19 tests for arrivals

Pre-departure Covid-19 tests will no longer be required to enter England, announced yesterday Boris Johnson, UK’s prime minister. As of 4:00 am on January 7, fully […]
29 December 2021

London’s Big Ben will chime on NYE for the first time since 2017

London’s Big Ben will emerge from its silence for the New Year, a few months before recovering its original mechanism after four years of work. On […]
15 December 2021

Dinosaur in London wears a Christmas sweater and starts a fashion trend

The Tyrannosaurus Rex at the Natural History Museum in London is ready for Christmas donning a Christmas sweater created especially for him. The animatronic T.rex wears […]
8 December 2021

Do you know the story of the bunker where Churchill hid during World War II?

Protecting the leaders, the decision makers, has always been a priority objective in any war. At the same they have to be in communication, close to […]
2 December 2021

UK tightens its travel rules amid Omicron contagion fears

On Saturday November 27th, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new restrictions to try to combat the new Omicron variant. The new rules include wearing masks […]
24 November 2021

American Airlines and British Airways to offer free Covid tests to business travelers

On Wednesday November 17th, British Airways and American Airlines announced that business travelers who book premium seats between the United States and the UK, departing from […]
5 November 2021

Prince Charles is building an eco-town near London

While monarchy can be quite the tricky subject in a lot of countries, in the United Kingdom, royals are still hugely popular. Queen Elizabeth II, Prince […]
30 October 2021

5 Sports that offer picturesque landscapes in the UK

Wondering about the best thing in the UK? Well, it’s, without a doubt, the myriad of hidden gems! Sure, you might know about the hidden beaches, […]
28 October 2021

Movie director Wes Anderson has designed a real-life train and you can hop aboard

In the world of cinematography, Wes Anderson is an institution. The American filmmaker has a very particular style that distinguishes him from other directors. His movies […]
22 October 2021

10 most instagrammable cities in the UK

The first things to pop into our mind when thinking about the United Kingdom are, without a doubt, London, followed by The Queen and pubs. Don’t […]
18 October 2021

UK Travel & Tourism sector may only recover by a third this year

International visitor spend looks set to plunge by almost 50% on 2020 figures, making the UK one of the worst performing countries in the world 2022 […]
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