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Flight searches to London from U.S. surge after Queen Elizabeth's death
Travel startup Hopper said on Friday it had noticed a surge in flight searches to London from the United States following the death of Queen Elizabeth.
In the hour of the announcement of the queen's death flight searches to London from the U.S. saw a 49% spike compared with the previous day, according to the company.
This comes at a time when the British pound is weak against the dollar making Britain an appealing tourist destination for people traveling from the United States.
Flight searches from around the world to London airports surged by 40% compared with the previous day, and jumped 41% compared with 3 hours before the announcement of the queen's death, Hopper said.
Westminster Hall damaged during Queen’s funeral
The Westminster Hall flooring was damaged by the excessive flow of people amid Queen Elizabeth’s funeral
Leading media outlets urge US to end prosecution of Julian Assange. Publishing war crimes is not a crime, the media outlets said.
The United States should end its prosecution of Julian Assange, leading media outlets from the United States and Europe that had collaborated with the WikiLeaks founder said on ...
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No10: ‘Beating’ by police in China of BBC journalist is shocking and unacceptable
Foreign Secretary James Cleverly tweeted: ‘Media freedom and freedom to protest must be respected. No country is exempt’
Shell to buy renewable gas producer in £1.7bn deal
Shell will acquire a 100% stake in Denmark-based Nature Energy, which produces renewable natural gas.
China Poses Increasing Threat in Military Space Race, Top US General Says
Rapid advancements in China’s military capabilities pose increasing risks to American supremacy in outer space, the head of the United States military’s space wing said on Monday.
China Arrests BBC Journalist Covering Covid Protests
The BBC said on Sunday one of its journalists in China had been arrested and beaten by police while covering protests against the country's zero-Covid policy.
Operation Desert Light: Europol take down massive cocaine 'super cartel'
A drug "super cartel" that controlled about a third of Europe's cocaine supply has been dismantled, police have announced.
Emergency energy plan not going ahead on Tuesday
National Grid has decided not to activate a scheme on Tuesday to help the UK avoid power cuts after being poised to do so.
Jeff Bezos: Does US-style philanthropy exist in UK?
Philanthropy, the ennobling pursuit of the rich and famous, is in the headlines. But what does philanthropy mean in 2022? And does it mean the same thing in the US as it does in...
I'm a Celebrity: 'Matt Hancock should let someone else be our MP'
Former Health Secretary Matt Hancock surpassed expectations to reach the final day of ITV's I'm A Celebrity and come third in a public vote. But has his popularity on a reality ...
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