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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.

27 October 2023

Plane crash outside Houston causes airport shutdown amid US aviation safety concerns

A collision between two planes at Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport on Tuesday has caused hours of airport shutdown and prompted questions about U.S. air traffic […]
27 October 2023

Eco-dating encounters are popping up in New York City

In New York, there’s a new dating methodology in town and its philosophy is simple: meet like-minded people – as long as by like-minded, you mean […]
26 October 2023

Philadelphia airport to allow non-travelers to escort friends and family to the gate

Philadelphia has joined a small number of airports allowing flyers to be accompanied by non-flyers right through security, into terminals and at gates. Linger over goodbyes […]
25 October 2023

West Maui to re-open for tourism after fires amid pleas for “kindness, understanding and aloha”

Hawaii’s second largest island, Maui, is set to re-open for tourism across nearly all its recently fire-stricken west. From 1 November 2023, only gutted parts of […]
25 October 2023

Southwest passenger ejected from flight after comforting dog

A passenger on a Southwest Airlines plane was removed from the aircraft for making the mistake of comforting her puppy as it sat in a pet […]
25 October 2023

Off-duty pilot charged with attempted murder after attempt to down Alaska Airlines flight

A qualified pilot has been charged with multiple counts of attempted murder after allegedly attempting to down the Alaska Airlines flight he was flying aboard on […]
24 October 2023

Two planes involved in near mid-air collision and forced landing at Portland

Two commercial passenger aircraft came within less than 100 metres (250 feet) of a mid-air collision last week at Portland International Airport in Oregon. The near-miss […]
23 October 2023

US to regulate lead emissions from aircraft in bid to curb pollution

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that emissions of lead from aircraft that operate on leaded fuel “cause or contribute to air pollution” — […]
23 October 2023

Window seat passengers now to board first with United Airlines

In an effort to combat lengthy boarding times, United Airlines is changing its approach to passenger embarkation. From 26 October 2023, United passengers booked to travel […]
20 October 2023

NASA’s supersonic aircraft will not take to the skies until 2024

NASA’s development of a supersonic aircraft that will not create a loud sonic boom has suffered another setback, as its first flight has been postponed to […]
19 October 2023

New Honda jet set to be world’s first single-pilot transcontinental light jet

Following the revelation of Honda’s concept HondaJet 2600 in 2021, the company has launched marketing for what it is now calling the HondaJetEchelon, a plane it […]
19 October 2023

How tourism threatens Puerto Rico’s bioluminescent bay of Lajas

Tourism, while a boon to many destinations, is posing growing threats to the pristine bay coast of Lajas, Puerto Rico. Known for its unique bioluminescent plankton, […]
16 October 2023

5 small towns to celebrate Halloween in the US

Although in most European countries Halloween is a festivity mainly for children, in the US the haunted season is taken very seriously. Several American cities start […]
12 October 2023

This beer is made from recycled shower water

The past year hasn’t been easy on the planet. Many regions have suffered from extreme weather conditions, whether that meant droughts, storms or anything in between. […]
3 October 2023

World Culture Festival brought over 1 million people together in Washington

The fourth edition of the World Culture Festival has come to an end. More than 1 million people from 180 countries around the world gathered on […]
3 October 2023

What does a US government shutdown mean for travel and tourism?

Not for the first time, the US faced a partial government shutdown at the start of this month as Congress debated over passing funding legislation for […]