Foreign travel advice France – Update18th March 2017

Following an incident at Orly Airport this morning, the airport has now re-opened. Passengers should contact their airlines for further information, and follow advice given by […]

Foreign travel advice France

There are reports of an on-going police operation at Orly Airport in Paris. You should exercise caution, avoid the affected area and follow the advice of […]

Nepal travel advice

The announcement of local elections in May 2017 has led to increased tensions, particularly in the Terai region where there are ongoing protests, general strikes and […]

Panama travel advice

UK health authorities have classified Panama as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit […]

Madagascar travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to Batterie Beach, north of Toliara (Tuléar), where there have been violent attacks including fatalities. Tropical […]

Burma travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to Rakhine State except the southern townships (administrative areas similar to a borough or […]

Bus technology catches out dishonest Sunderland woman

A Wearside woman has had her personal injury claim thrown out of court and been ordered to pay the defendant’s costs after technology proved she wasn’t […]

South Africa travel advice

There is a very high level of crime including rape and murder in South Africa. The most violent crimes tend to occur in townships, remote and […]

Vehicle safety recalls: February 2017

These are the vehicles, parts or accessories recalled by manufacturers for a safety reason during February 2017. DVSA reference number Make and model Issue R/2016/268 Toyota: […]

France travel advice

There is a high threat from terrorism. Due to ongoing threats to France by Islamist terrorist groups, and recent French military intervention against Daesh (formerly referred […]

Seatbelts Save Lives

Roads policing officers across Cleveland and Durham are supporting a national week-long seatbelt campaign beginning today. During the campaign, officers will stop vehicles where drivers or […]

Drivers unaware of the serious consequences of failing to stop after an accident

Victims of ‘hit and run’ accidents and their families suffer potentially long-term physical and emotional impacts. To highlight the scale of the problem in the UK, […]

Pakistan travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to: the Federally Administered Tribal Areas the districts of Charsadda, Kohat, Tank, Bannu, Lakki, Dera Ismail […]

Germany travel advice

England take on Germany in an international friendly on 22 March 2017. See this information and advice page for travelling fans. There is a high threat […]

Ukraine travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to: Donetsk oblast Luhansk oblast Crimea Events in Ukraine are fast moving. You should monitor this […]

Israel travel advice

This travel advice covers Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to: Gaza the Sheba’a Farms and […]

India travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel in the immediate vicinity of the border with Pakistan, other than at Wagah. The FCO advise […]

Russia travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to within 10km of the border with the Ukrainian Donetsk and Lugansk Oblasts. The FCO advise […]

Papua New Guinea travel advice

UK health authorities have classified Papua New Guinea as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika […]

Jordan travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to within 3km of the entire Syrian border, and to within 6km of the […]

Croatia travel advice

On 8 March 2017, the authorities in Splitsko-Dalmatinska county issued a warning that due to heavy rainfall, water in the area was no longer safe to […]

Fiji travel advice

For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website. Around 20,000 British nationals visit Fiji […]

Kenya travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to areas within 60km of the Kenya-Somali border Garissa County the Eastleigh area of […]

Sri Lanka travel advice

Bandaranaike International Airport will be closed from 8am to 4:30pm daily from 6 January to 6 April 2017 due to runway resurfacing work. Airlines are advising […]

Austria travel advice

The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games takes place in Styria, Austria from 14 to 25 March. If you plan to attend, expect enhanced security at […]

Poland travel advice

Around 500,000 British nationals visited Poland in 2015. Most visits are trouble-free. If you need to contact the emergency services in Poland call 112. There is […]

Foreign travel advice Ecuador – 7th March 2017

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel within the 20km exclusion zone along the border with Colombia except for the official border crossing […]

Foreign travel advice USA – 7th March 2017

You’ll need prior authorisation to enter the United States using a British passport, either through a visa, a Permanent Resident Card, or the Visa Waiver Programme. […]

Foreign travel advice India – 7th March 2017

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel in the immediate vicinity of the border with Pakistan, other than at Wagah. The FCO advise […]

Carbon dioxide forecast for 2017

The Met Office forecast for the concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide in 2017 suggests that the increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide over the year will be […]