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Ryanair announces new winter routes from Newcastle Airport

Holidaymakers seeking a bit of winter sun now have two new routes to choose from on Ryanair..
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Has your flight ever been delayed?

Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed

Was your flight delayed over the Easter break? If you’ve been sat twiddling your thumbs in the departure lounge over the holidays and hoping for a pay out your claim will be more successful if the delay is due to a technical glitch according to latest research.
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The rural four-star Siblu Holiday Park.

Travel: Experiencing the Normandy beauty through fresh pair of family eyes...

We’re away for a week in Normandy again, somewhere we’ve been as a couple many times before.
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Watch world-famous Flying Scotsman celebrate past, present and future of our railways

World-famous locomotive Flying Scotsman travelled alongside three modern trains to celebrate the "past, present and future" of Britain's railways.

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Northern rail users face more strike action later this month.

Bank holiday weekend train strike misery for Northern rail users

Rail users face bank holiday weekend misery after union bosses announced a fresh one-day strike.
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Motorists have been warned to expect delays this Easter.

Drivers warned to expect 'significant delays' over Easter as 20 million cars hit the roads

Drivers have been warned to expect "significant delays" over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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The indoor Waterworld was a particular highlight.

Travel: Creating amazing family memories on coastal break at Cayton Bay

Posters dotted around Cayton Bay Holiday Park encourage guests to ‘cherry pick the right break for you’.
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Where's next on your holiday list? Picture: Shutterstock

Top 20 places Brits claim to have visited, but haven't

Think of yourself as something of a jet-setter? Been up the Eiffel Towel and bought bagels in NYC?

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The Coach House restaurant

Review: Middleton Lodge, Richmond, North Yorkshire

The heady smell of wood smoke filled the air as a fug of fog hugged the rooftops when we arrived at this grand Georgian country estate.

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You might be able to claim a refund if your flight is delayed. Pic: PA.

James Walker: What you can do when airlines let you down

Flight delays can be caused by lots of problems – anything from sudden snowstorms, foggy mornings or even the occasional disobedient volcano.

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REVIEW: Byron’s Restaurant and Seaham Hall

REVIEW: Byron’s Restaurant and Seaham Hall

From the marital home of the fabulously decadent Lord Byron, to providing bootleg booze to Al Capone, and a slightly less glamorous chapter as a TB hospital – if only Seaham Hall’s walls could talk.

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Newcastle to Amsterdam ferries looking shipshape after £4.5m makeover

Newcastle to Amsterdam ferries looking shipshape after £4.5m makeover

DFDS’s Newcastle to Amsterdam ferries have been decked out in style after a £4.5million makeover.

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Slaley Hall, near Hexham, Northumberland

REVIEW + WIN: Dinner and overnight stay at Slaley Hall, Northumberland

Settings don’t get much more picturesque than the grand grounds of Slaley Hall.

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Workers can take advantage of the way Easter falls this year.

How to enjoy 18 days off this Easter by using just nine days' holiday

With Christmas holidays now a distant memory and March just round the corner, a prolonged break from work may seem like just wishful thinking.

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Here's what to do if your flight is delayed due to Storm Doris. Picture: Pixabay.

Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

As Storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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Winter weather is predicted to return to the North East later this week.

Snow warning for County Durham motorists

Motorists are warned to expect snowfall later this week as temperatures fall later this week.

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Drivers spend an average of five days stuck in traffic last year, a study found.

Drivers spending five days a year stuck in traffic jams

Motorists in Newcastle and Sunderland spent five days of their lives stuck in traffic last year, a study has found.

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Rock The Boat takes place on board the magnificent cruise ship Magellan.

Rock The Boat music cruise sets sail for the North East

A unique cruise which combines life on the ocean waves with a live music festival is coming to the North East.

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Sustainable travel officer Tony Davison has described the new funding for the scheme as "great news".

Hartlepool’s green travel scheme to continue after £3.2m boost

Hartlepool’s green travel scheme has had its future secured after being awarded a share of a £3.23million funding pot.

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Train fares overhaul aims to make buying cheapest tickets easier

An overhaul of Britain's rail fares is to be trialled to make it easier to buy the cheapest tickets.
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